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Lead Primary Care Physician

Jefferson, SC 29718

Posted: 07/13/2023 Job Number: 1535919 Pay Rate: 195k/year - 210k/year

Job Description

‚ÄčLead Primary Care Physician ( MD/DO)

Join a care team that is compassionate and collaborative, values excellence, and makes a meaningful impact on the health of our patients, community, and each other: this Federally Qualified Health Center ( FQHC) Services Chesterfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, and Sumter Counties. We are looking for a Lead Physician for their New Pageland Clinic.

The Physician is responsible for delivering a wide range of primary care services within their field of expertise. This includes diagnosis, treatment, care coordination, preventive care, and patient health maintenance. As part of a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) team, the physician should be familiar with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the PCMH. This is position is 100% outpatient with no weekends and call about 1-2 a year!

Job Duties:

  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations and obtain a complete medical history from patients and families.
  • Order routine and diagnostic lab, radiological studies, and other necessary tests, and interpret results.
  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to establish care priorities, manage care, and coordinate efforts for desired outcomes.
  • Coordinate care with consulting physicians, community resources, hospitals, and ER or Urgent Care facilities.
  • Participate in pre-visit huddles to ensure smoother workflow.
  • Identify barriers to meeting treatment goals and inform the patient care team of their impact on the care plan.
  • Foster collaboration with other healthcare team members.
  • Ensure care coordination, referral management, and efficient clinical workflow processes through regular meetings with clinical staff.
  • Provide clinical care using a team-based approach centered on patient needs and individual preferences.
  • Participate in peer reviews, quality assurance activities, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings as required.
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy in accordance with HIPAA guidelines
  • Stay current with professional trends and engage in continuous professional development.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient encounters.
  • Assess, diagnose, implement treatment, evaluate, and monitor patient health status within the PCMH framework.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • Hold and maintain a current South Carolina Medical License.
  • DEA Certification (Preferred)
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified as an MD or DO from an accredited medical school.
  • Maintain Continuing Medical Education credits as required by the South Carolina Medical Board.
  • Possess a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate (ACLS or Advance Life Support within 12 months of employment, if applicable).
  • Demonstrated experience as a qualified primary care physician, including satisfactory completion of residency training in family or general practice of medicine or a rotating internship.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with patients and healthcare staff members.

We offer a range of benefits, including:
  • 401k with matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption is required prior to starting work.

Meet Your Recruiter

DeJ Toliver
Account Executive - Physician Recruitment

Growing up on countless military naval bases, DeJuanae has always had a strong sense of community and an understanding on how people can impact other people’s lives. Living with her younger brother, mother, and father during his deployment, her family relied on the kindness of others to help them navigate new spaces and ways of life with each move.

When joining the UHC family, DeJuanae made it clear that giving back, supporting under-served communities, and having a sense of pride was what she wanted to represent. Being able to be that bridge within community healthcare by finding the best Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Physicians is a charter that allows her to excel at provider recruitment.

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