Primary Care Physician

Location: Seattle-Tacoma, WA
Date Posted: 04-16-2018
Primary Care Physician
Seattle-Tacoma, WA
** Position requires regular travel between 3 Seattle-Tacoma area clinics,
 with occasional travel to other clinics in the state of Washington! **

Primary Care Physician Job Summary:
  • Primary Care Physician will join an innovative team that is committed to improving care for underserved and complex-needs patients.
  • Reporting to the Regional Medical Director, the Primary Care Physician will be based in one of our 3 care centers, but will include travel to all of our WA-based care centers based on patient and team needs.
  • The Primary Care Physician will build close relationships all members of the care center and care management team, and will work in a collaborative fashion to provide excellent care for patients.
  • They will possess excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Flexible and dynamic, a creative problem solver, this self-starting candidate will exhibit a high level of professionalism that allows them to lead and work effectively with a team of dynamic and unique individuals.
  • Providers spend extended amounts of time with patients which allows them to focus on relationship-based care, which is key to the corporate care model.
  • Robust clinical care teams (consisting of a medical assistant, primary care nurse, patient services representative) support each provider.
  • The Primary Care Physician will also work with members of a multi-disciplinary team (nurse care manager, clinical social worker, clinical pharmacist, and behavioral health specialist) to bring close attention to the social determinants of health, and an intense focus on transitions of care, always seeking to identify root etiologies for avoidable utilization of the health care system.
  • Providers have a typical schedule of 10-12 patients in a full clinic day that allows them to provide a high-level of attention and care to each patient.
  • Encounters range from 30-60 minutes in duration.
  • All providers perform home visits, and 20% of their clinical time is provided for administrative duties.
Primary Care Physician Background:
  • Formal education including a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.
  • Must hold and maintain an active unrestricted state license to practice medicine.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice. Board Certification pending is acceptable with the understanding that the candidate must become Board Certified within one year.
  • Ideally 3 or more years’ experience since completion of residency
  • Must be comfortable diagnosing and treating the wide range of medical issues seen in the adult population including complex cases with multiple co-morbidities.
  • Must be comfortable treating the whole patient, including patients living with mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Must be able and willing to coordinate care with internal members of the care team as well as external providers.
  • Ideal candidates will want to work as advocates for their patients. They will also embrace the concept of team-work and mutual support of their colleagues.
  • Average to advanced computer & software skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ron Amodio
Regional Vice President-West
CareNational Healthcare Services
480.269.9491  (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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