Physician - Family Practice
Community Health Center of Snohomish County - Arlington, WA

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The Physician provides medical care to all age groups in accordance with the State of Washington Department of Licensing and professional scope of practice. In addition, the Physician provides diagnostic and therapeutic medical services to CHC patients, while making reasonable and sound medical assessments and treatment plans.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Reads, speaks, understands and writes proficiently in English.
• Independent and self-directed.
• Works effectively in a team environment.
• Organizes, prioritizes, and coordinates multiple activities and tasks.
• Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.
• Remains calm and effective in high pressure and emergency situations.
• Problem-solves with creativity and ingenuity.
• Knowledge of medical terminology
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel and Outlook.
Preferred:
• Bilingual skills.
Education
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) from an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy.
• Completion of an accredited residency program in area of practice (e.g., family practice, internal medicine, or pediatrics).
Preferred:
• Education and training in specialized care such as family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and prenatal.
Experience
• Not less than a 0.5 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) of patient care within field of training within the past year.
Preferred:
• CPT-4 coding experience.
• ICD-9 coding experience.
• Healthcare information systems, such as electronic health record and practice management systems experience.
• Experience in a multiple provider medical practice.
• Working with low income, multi-ethnic populations.
Credentials
• Physician license (MD/DO) with the State of Washington.
• Board eligible/Board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics. Board certification - must be obtained within one year from date of hire.
• DEA controlled substances registration.
• Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR/AED) certification - must be obtained within 90 days of employment.
• Successful completion of CHC’s credentialing and privileging review upon hire and recredentialing as appropriate.
Other
• Driver's license with the State of Washington.
• Motor vehicle insurance liability policy, a certificate of deposit, or a liability bond to the required limits.
Job Specific Functions/Performance Expectations:
1. Provides medical care to all age groups in accordance with the State of Washington Department of Licensing and professional scope of practice.
2. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic medical services to CHC patients. Makes reasonable and sound medical assessments and treatment plans.
3. Obtains complete medical history and physical data from patients.
4. Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.
5. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
6. Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
7. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Promotes medical care through direct patient care and education.
8. Identifies special needs of CHC patients and works with staff to address those needs.
9. Participates in Quality Improvement and Utilization Management programs and activities.
10. Documents encounters in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Provides therapeutic intervention following accepted guidelines or protocols.
12. Coordinates delivery of care with appropriate clinical staff to ensure quality of care is met.
13. Adheres to attendance standards in order to perform the job functions for daily operations and/or continuity of patient care.

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Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC) is a non-profit provider of primary medical, dental and pharmacy services. CHC was founded...