QuadMed’s dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
This physician will focus on prevention and wellness, as well as evaluating, treating, and educating patients in a clinic setting. Under the supervision of a physician, performs professional medical work in the history taking, examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to statutory limitations. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.
As a QM physician, they may assume the role of Oversight Physician to support APPs in the QM system. This will be determined by need, geography and physician utilization. (See oversight JD for further definition of roles and responsibility)
As a QuadMed representative, in partnership with the Client (employer sponsor), the physician may be utilize in presenting and speaking to client as a QM leader at the clinical level.
Provides comprehensive clinical patient care through interviewing, examining and treating associates and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs. Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required
Records history and physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition, with documentation in the medical record
Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent.
Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, wellness ,medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications
Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs
Demonstrate knowledge, of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served.
Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence based care and best clinical practice
Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention
Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families
Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
Refers to appropriate specialists outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner
Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home , Consulting and collaborating with the other team members as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
Refers patients to and utilizes unique internal associate benefits and resources to maximize health outcomes
Demonstrates exceptional and effective collaborative partnership and communication style with both patients and staff
Actively engages in quality improvement, leadership and compliance
Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed.
If less than 3 years’ experience, proactively engages in mentoring, and coaching, from another provider within QuadMed.
Advocate for clinical quality improvement in the HWC
Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients, QuadMed, and clients.
Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations
Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text. While complying with QuadMed policy and practices
Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise
Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards
Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency
MD. or D.O degree from an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy and completion appropriate residency
Active Board certification or eligibility required
Preferred three years ambulatory primary care practice experience,; if less than 3 years agrees to mentoring, and coaching, from another provider if assigned
Experience working with pediatric patients may be preferred depending on the HWC demographic
Effective verbal and written communication skills including proficiency in electronic communication
Experience with an EMR preferred
Bilingual English-Spanish preferred depending on HWC demographics
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Active and unrestricted applicable licensure, with current DEA registration
CPR with BLS Certification
Internal Number: 10311
QuadMed is a leading provider of onsite, near-site and shared-site employer-sponsored health and wellness centers. We’re a national medical group practice with over 200 providers across the country, yet we still base our health and wellness centers on the values our founder instilled in the company over 25 years ago: to practice health care with a focus on relationships.
We embrace the patient-centered medical home model of care that emphasizes meaningful patient-provider relationships and team collaboration. With a focus on wellness, pre-disease and chronic condition management, QuadMed health and wellness centers promote better living through health education and lifestyle change, with a full scope of care to accommodate referrals.
Some health care professionals call what they do a job. We at QuadMed call it our passion.