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Physician - Adult Medicine

Austin, TX 78752

Posted: 08/15/2023 Job Number: 1045576 Pay Rate: 180k/year - 215k/year

Job Description

​​​Position: Physician - Adult Medicine

Location: Austin, TX
Provide direct medical care for patients according to established standards of care, including:
  • Perform appropriate physical examinations and assessments.
  • Take medical histories and record chart data and service data as per established clinic procedures and accepted standards of clinical practice.
  • Assess, diagnose illnesses and/or conditions, and establish a plan for treatment/management according to accepted standards of care.
  • Counsel patients about course of treatment, prescribed medications, general health and wellness, and management of diagnosed conditions.
  • Provide patients with telephone counseling for issues including but not limited to laboratory test results, follow up treatment, and patient inquiries.
  • Make referrals to medical specialists, social services, and other services as indicated by presenting problems.
  • Provide any medically necessary follow-up on diagnosis, diagnostic evaluation, or treatment required for the patient’s care.
  • Provide supervision and oversight to one or more advanced practice nurses or physician assistants in accordance with appropriate state regulations.
  • Participate in the rotating provider responsibility to be on-call for the after-hours nurse triage service, which takes first calls from patients but may in some cases require provider backup.
  • Provide cross-coverage for the care of clinic patients when the provider with the primary relationship with the patient is not available (e.g., responding to lab results or phone messages when the primary provider is not available).
  • Work effectively with other staff providing leadership among assigned nursing and other support staff to coordinate team-based care of the patient.


Maintain standards of proficiency, service quality, efficiency and effectiveness in all task areas.
  • Provide direct care in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Provide direct care services as scheduled during the week.
  • Meet standards for quality of care and number of patients seen as set by management under the direction of the board.
  • Maintain professional licensing and certifications.
  • Maintain practice liability insurance coverage unless covered through the Federal Tort Claims Act.
  • Participate in quality improvement/quality assurance activities, which may include completing chart audits on schedule and according to clinic procedures.
  • Identify opportunities to improve work flow, work processes and patient care, and work cooperatively to implement these and other quality improvements.
  • Adhere to HIPAA guidelines.
Education:  Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.


Experience:  Minimum three years' experience as a physician, which may include time in a post-graduate training program.


  • Current license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
  • Drug Enforcement Agency certification
  • Texas Department of Public Safety Controlled Substance registration
  • Board certification in an appropriate medical specialty or commensurate experience as evaluated by the Chief Medical Officer. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
  • Theory and practice of medical care as appropriate to the needs of the practice; basic clinic practices, techniques, and methods of operation; public and community health service practice; generally accepted professional and ethical standards of patient-centered care; charting, reading of medical history and presenting problems, assessing laboratory results, maintaining accurate medical records, use of basic instruments for medical examination and assessment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working with Spanish-speaking patients (bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred)
  • Problem identification and resolution skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to maintain effective and consistently cordial working relationships with physicians and other employees
  • Flexible and adaptable in a high change environment
  • Ability to work independently

Our Benefits Include:
  • 18 PTO days per year & 11 paid holidays
  • Major Medical Health Insurance Coverage. Most employees experience $0 in out-of-pocket medical expenses.
  • Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employer paid Life Insurance
  • Employer paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Annual Training
  • 403(b) with 4% employer matching


Our FQHC is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, language, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or sex stereotyping.

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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