Physician, LOCUM – Family or Internal Medicine


Family or Internal Medicine Physician, LOCUM position Family or Internal Medicine Physician needed on a part time, locum basis for approximately 8-12 weeks in our new primary care clinic located in Houston, Texas (77012). Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm. This individual will care for an all adult patient population, on-site at the Valero Houston Refinery. Why consider Health by Design? 20 hours a week (Monday-Friday, 8:00am- 12:00pm) No call / No after-hours charting Value-Based Care Model xe2x80x93 No volume-based pressures and metrics of fee-for-service billing 30 min & 1-hour Appointments Clinic staffed with RNs and LVNs (no MAs) Faith-based organization that has been in business for 41 years! Requirements: Graduate of an accredited United States School of Medicine; MD or DO Board Certified / Board Eligible Current unrestricted Texas license from the Texas Medical Board Current DEA Certificate BLS – Basic Life Support Certification For more information call Karen Hogan @ #210-723-6733 or email Essential Job Functions: Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining, and treating clinical patients in order to meet their needs Educates patients on wellness, prevention, and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients Orders studies, test, and ancillary services Documents all services in patient medical record in eCW Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention Consults with Physician Lead, Director of Medicine, and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and educational issues Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by Health by Design Assists as needed in the resolution of complaints, requests, and inquiries from patients Assists in the development, production, and presentation of medical education, material, lectures, and mixed media presentations for patient and medical staff Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal guidelines and regulations May be assigned to multiple clinic sites as mutually agreed upon with CMO and Director of Medicine May require on-call responsibilities Education: Graduate of accredited US School of Medicine; MD or DO Experience: Minimum of two years of direct work experience preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current license to practice in state of clinic location Board Certification / Board Eligible (Family or Internal Medicine) Current DEA Certificate BLS – Basic Life Support Certification Required Skills: Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette Performs in a tactful and professional manner Experience with Electronic Medical Records Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; talk; and hear The team member is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch May frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds with occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds About Us At Health by Design, a Medici Company, we strive to be the faith-based employer of choice, made-up of exceptionally-skilled medical and business professionals driven by a heart to serve. We embrace our call to love and serve all people by putting their best interests ahead of our own, sharing our joy and positive outlook on life to inspire others with health and hope. Physicians shall provide medical services in an outpatient clinic setting as determined by the Medical Board of Directors of Health by Design Medical Group and to the extent permitted by the Texas Professional Association Act and the applicable canons of professional ethics.

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