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Physician - Family Medicine

Kinston, NC 28501

Posted: 02/18/2020 Job Number: 1182661

Job Description

​​​​Physician – Family Physician

This non-profit primary care, multi-specialty health organization offers a continuum of medical and human services to those in need. An equal opportunity employer that believes in growing and promoting a diverse workforce. We are looking for a Family Medicine Physician to join this humble practice. Someone passionate about serving people and dedicated to making a positive impact on the community. Kinston is located in eastern North Carolina and is an equal distance between the Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area and the beautiful Atlantic beaches. It’s the perfect place to raise a family while building your professional career. This practice believes in growing and promoting a diverse workforce with a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and lives.  Must have COVID Vaccination. 

Major Duties & Responsibities:
• Provide quality care to patients according to clinical medical protocols and funding source guidelines;
• Examine, diagnose and treat patients of all ages;
• Collect, record, and maintain patient information such as medical history, reports, and examination results;
• Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures;
• Perform a complete physical exam and records findings;
• Interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed;
• Synthesize data to determine a diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention;
• Immunize patients to protect them from preventable diseases;
• Collaborate with providers in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients;
• Promotes health by advising patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for the prevention of disease;
• Instruct patients and family regarding medications and treatment instructions, and provide patient education;
• Maintain and review patient records, charts, other pertinent information, post-tests, and examination results;
• Triage patient telephone calls and provide consultation;
• Manage medical and surgical emergencies;
• Provide monitoring and continuity of care between visits;
• Refers patients to a medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for the patient’s well-being;
• Complete all clinical charting in a timely fashion (usually within 48-72 hours) as directed by the medical director;
• Supervise medical assistants and lab personnel in the area of specific support services for patient care delivery;
• Provide medical assistance to other Physicians and mid-level providers as necessary;
• Supervise assigned mid-level providers as needed;
• Attend required meetings and participates in committees/pilot projects as requested;
• Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations;
• Follow the Federal and/or State guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA);
• Participate in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings;
• Perform minor surgical procedures;
• Assist in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested;
• Prescribe medication in accordance with North Carolina statute and professional practice guidelines;
• Use oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the company mission;
• Deliver care appropriate for an outpatient, primary care FQHC with a multicultural, multilingual patient population;
• Comply with the regulations and policies required of an FQHC;
• Perform other duties as assigned to support the clinic's Vision, Mission, and Values.

  • EMR: Nextgen
  • No Call Coverage
  • No Weekends
  • Does not have to be Board Certified
  • Must see newborn to geriatric
  • 18-20 daily encounters
  • Malpractice coverage from Federal Tort Claims Act (HRSA)

Other benefits include:
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • 80% Employer-paid health insurance (EE only) to include $50,000 term life
  • 50% Employer paid dental insurance (EE only)
  • 100% Employer paid Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Plan, employer 3% match
  • FTCA Malpractice coverage for health care practitioners employed by KCHC
  • Continuing Medical Education Professional Development (3-5 days)
  • Loan repayment with the National Health Service Corp (HPSA Score 18)
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Relocation

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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About Kinston, NC

Ready for an exciting career in Kinston, North Carolina? This charming southern town nestled in Lenoir County boasts a rich history, picturesque landscapes, and a lively community waiting to welcome you. Kinston offers a unique blend of southern hospitality and cultural diversity, with attractions like the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, Mother Earth Brewing, a vibrant arts scene at The Red Room, and the famous Chef & the Farmer restaurant by acclaimed chef Vivian Howard. Explore job opportunities in this thriving region and discover the endless possibilities for personal and professional growth in Kinston, NC.