Friend Family Health Center (FFHC) operates a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) offering a wide range of health and social services at five sites, over 16 communities, on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. The service areas are designated as both a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) and a Medically Underserved Area (MUA). To improve the overall health of the communities we serve, we are seeking experienced, full-time Physicians with relevant work experience, credentialing and residency in the following specialty area: Physician – Internal Medicine.
We seek employees who support our mission and who actively contribute to our service-driven environment by enhancing the patient experience and improve productivity. We offer a collaborative environment with excellent benefits, wage/salary commensurate with experience and relevant work experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING)
• Treats a mixed patient population, across gender, age and ethnicity, as well as insured and un-insured patients.
• Examines patient to determine general physical condition. Performs physical examinations and preventive-health measures within prescribed guidelines.
• Participates in provider staff meetings to develop problem-solving techniques, and acquire team-building skills.
• Performs other duties as assigned or as needed.
Experience: Working with underserved populations highly desired. Certification through the Drug Enforcement Agency and valid licensure in the State of Illinois required. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified.
Education: Completion of accredited Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) program required. Board Certification or board – eligible in area of specialty (internists/pediatricians, family practice, obstetrics/gynecology) required. Family Practice specialty strongly preferred.
Other Skills: Must be able to secure credentialing through identified agencies (Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Effective oral and written communication skills required with a model motivating personality toward patients, colleagues, Medical Assistants and other support staff. Experience with Electronic Health Records systems and keyboarding skills required, and must be able to work some evenings and Saturdays.
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: Friend Family Health Center, c/o Human Resources, FA-204, 800 E. 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615
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