Position : Primary Care Physician
Provides direct patient care on an on-going basis within their scope of practice.
Performs history & physical
Determines from clinical assessment a diagnosis and coordinates care with specialists when needed.
Works with other care practitioners to ensure appropriate education and discharge planning are provided.
Initiates immediate patient intervention when an emergency medical condition is determined. Makes arrangements for the patient to be transferred to the Emergency Department. (May or may not accompany the patient.)
Teaches disease prevention and health wellness.
Adheres to policies and procedures for documenting care provided in the setting.
Ensures that documentation is concise and appropriate.
Collaborates with the Administrator / Physician Supervisor in developing and revising patient care standards, protocols, policies and procedures.