Primary Care Physician – Clarion, PA

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LIFE-NWPA – Clarion County (Clarion, PA)

Primary Care Physician (PCP)

Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

Employment type:  Full Time

Shift/Hours:  Monday – Friday, 1st shift
The Center is closed nights, weekends, and holidays

LIFE-NWPA, a community-based program providing services to seniors allowing them to remain in the community (versus skilled nursing facility), is seeking a Primary Care Physician (PCP) for our LIFE Center located in Clarion County, Clarion, Pennsylvania.  LIFE (Living Independent for the Elderly), known nationally as PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) provides support services to its elite group of seniors, enabling them to safely live in their own homes.

Working within an outpatient clinic, the Primary Care Physician, in collaboration with the Medical Director, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and fellow interdisciplinary team members, establish and follow the Participant’s Care Plan enabling seniors to remain safely in the community.

On-site Interdisciplinary Team members include Master Level Social Worker, Registered Dietitian, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Personal Care Services, In-Home Care Services, Activities, Transportation team, Wellness team, Quality Improvement nurse, and the Center Manager.

Highlights of working for LIFE-NWPA:

  • Directing care without the constraints of traditional health insurance plans
  • Do not require prior approval or pre-authorizations from insurance companies
  • Dedicated Interdisciplinary Team onsite collaborating with the Provider
  • Set schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • No quota or target for daily encounters within the clinic
  • Dedicated time for the patient

Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Manage care of Participants within an on-site clinic
  • Direct the care of Participants if admitted into skilled nursing facility
  • Performing health histories and physical exams prior to enrollment and scheduled assessment times thereafter
  • Orders, interprets, and follows up on lab test results
  • Provides education to Participants and their family members as needed
  • Initiates, evaluates, reviews, and changes orders for medications and diagnostic studies/treatments
  • Requests consultations from all interdisciplinary services as needed in collaboration with attending physician
  • Acts as liaison with providers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals within the program

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Up to 3% pay increase annually
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits with employer contribution (pre-taxable savings)
  • Retirement Plan with 100% employer match after 1 year of service (pre-taxable savings)
  • Free Life and AD&D insurance plan
  • Free Long Term Disability Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (pre-taxable savings)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Aflac
  • Group Voluntary Term Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents

Employment Requirements:

  • One year of experience providing care to the frail elderly
  • Successfully complete credentialing process with contracted providers as needed
  • Maintain privileges at two local hospitals
  • Possession of valid Driver’s License and access to own vehicle
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, PA DHS Child Abuse Clearance, Office of Inspector General check, and FBI Fingerprinting for Child Protective Services Law
  • Successful completion of post-offer employment drug screening and physical
  • CPR and First Aid Certification, or willing to obtain at employer’s expense

Education:

  • Graduate level education with related physician licensing

For additional information, please see: www.PACE4You.org and www.lifenwpa.org

Interested candidates may apply through Indeed.com

www.lifenwpa.org/careers

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Posted on

January 20, 2021