Internal Medicine, Home-based Primary Care Physician for Seniors

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We exist to eliminate the health obstacles that prevent seniors from achieving what matters most. And we believe it all starts in the home, where we deliver primary care that combines the science of aging, modern technology, and the warmth of the kitchen table so the people we serve can spend less time feeling like patients and more time living as their best selves.Its an ambitious goal that requires a team built from extraordinary and like-minded people who are big-hearted, determined, and patient-centered problem solvers who thrive in team environments and who prioritize integrity, empathy and careful stewardship of the resources needed for great patient care. Doing the right thing means doing well by our patients – first, last and always.How You Will Help Our PatientsThrough the honor of being welcomed into patients homes, youll be a home-based primary care physician who will:Assess patients full spectrum of needs at least annually, including medical psychological, social, financial, and environmental;Understand patients values and goals and thoughtfully incorporate them into each care plan;Guide patients with multiple chronic medical conditions and their caregivers through complex medical decision making;Proactively manage patients health through preventive care as dictated by geriatric medicine guidelines as appropriate for patients age, prognosis, and medical complexity;Manage both acute and chronic disease states;Guide management of transitions of care;Actively quarterback patients care through proactive conversations with other physicians, providers, and caregivers to ensure alignment of treatment plan.Facilitate advanced care planning conversations and provide palliative care support to patients as appropriate;Build deep and strong relationships with patients and caregivers, to help them achieve the health outcomes that are most important to each person;Youll act as the day-to-day clinical leader of your multi-disciplinary team, supporting team members in providing holistic care to our patients.Youll collaborate with our staff to support the delivery of needed medical services, medications, and equipment.Youll regularly provide after-hours medical coverage for patients (as part of your scheduled on-call duties).Youll document encounters in a timely manner in Welcome Healths EMR.Youll provide same-day assessments and treatment plans for patients with acute needs.You provide healthcare through telehealth visits as appropriate.Youll participate in patient care and management meetings including (but not limited to) daily huddles, weekly interdisciplinary team meetings, monthly clinical staff meetings, and others to support Welcome Healths commitment to outstanding clinical care.Youll implement initiatives to help to ensure industry-leading standards of care, and to help Welcome Health achieve industry-best quality metrics (HEDIS, CAPHS, etc.).Youll stay abreast of medical research and trends, through continuing education courses, professional meetings and journal reviews (all with Welcome Healths support).Youll bring proficiency in routine physical exams, as well as skills needed for in-home interventions, including blood draws, wound care and dressing changes, IV and catheter insertions and management.Youll take great pride in your patient satisfaction levels.Youll arrange for transfers and placements to appropriate levels of care.Youll perform other duties as needed.xc2xa0What Youll Need to Succeed as a Welcome Health PCP To perform this job well, youll of course need to be a great teammate and problem solver, bringing your best technical and interpersonal skills to bear. But youll also need the following: Medical Doctorate or Doctorate of OsteopathyBoard Certification in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics or Family Practice (or be Board-eligible for up to one year if youre a new grad).A current, valid, non-sanctioned, non-restricted license to practice medicine in California.The ability to meet Welcome Healths credentialing requirements.Familiarity with Medicare guidelines.Familiarity with CPT and ICD-9 codes.A malpractice profile that meets Welcome Healths risk guidelines.A deep knowledge of clinical standards of care. Helpful but not required: an awareness of UM standards, NCQA requirements, CMS guidelines, and Medicaid/Medicare contracts and benefit systems.Full and current COVID-19 vaccination.Current DEAAccess to reliable transportation.The physical ability to provide home-based primary care. Welcome Health proudly offers generous salaries, PTO, 401(k) plans, health insurance and CME reimbursements – all benchmarked to be among the industrys most competitive. And while we work hard, we know that the mission of revolutionizing primary care for patients is a marathon and not a sprint. Supporting our teammates work-life balance is paramount, as is creating an inclusive, warm culture where our people can work with joy. Welcome Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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