Overview

I believe that better care begins at home At Physician House Calls (an affiliate of Kindred at Home), we deliver compassionate, high-quality care to patients in their homes or places of residence. Our providers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families. Our office staff supports our providers and our patients in real time on a daily basis to help to improve overall patient satisfaction.  As a Physician, you will:Be responsible for providing medical services and treatment to patients and families as home visits, principally in assisted and independent living facilities.Serve as a clinical resource for staff and interdisciplinary team.Examine adult patients to ensure proper injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.Request necessary tests and follow-up home visits, and refers patients to specialists, as necessary.Provide independent primary care, consultation and advice to others as a medical doctor.Act as the collaborating physician for any nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses.Participate in the education and mentoring of the nursing staff to promote quality of patient care.Provide night/weekend call coverage periodically.Attend team meetings, nursing meetings and staff meetings regularly.Keep and maintain appropriate records relating to all professional services rendered.Maintain appropriate licensing and continuing education requirements.80120 – 80128 – 80122Degree in medicine from an accredited medical school. BC/BE in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Palliative Care/Hospice or Family PracticeMedical license to practice in stateAt least 2-4 years of experience in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Palliative Care / Hospice or Family Medicine.Effective interpersonal relations and communication skills.Experience working in a collaborative care team environment and functioning autonomously with minimal supervision.Demonstrated ability to manage clinical aspects of terminal and/or palliative care. Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, remain current on home health, hospice and/or palliative care trends and practice evidence-based care.Ability to organize tasks, develop action plans, set priorities and function under stressful situations.Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other payers reimbursement and coding for all levels of service.Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, pulling, pushing and standing. Prolonged standing and walking required. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of Kindred at Home and licensing board.80120 – 80128 – 80122Keywords: medical doctor, internal medicine, DR, hospice doctor~MON~ All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.