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Primary Care Physician

Company: Welbehealth
Location: Stockton
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

At WelbeHealth, we make the impossible, possible for underserved seniors. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge healthcare and well-being service products especially for seniors and their families. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative healthcare, insurance, social support and more to seniors. We create senior well-being through our courage to love, pioneering spirit and shared intention. These values permeate everything we do. At WelbeHealth, you ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of healthcare and well-being experiences and create the never-before-seen!
Under supervision of the Medical Director, the Primary Care Physician provides assessment, planning, primary care, and continuous medical coverage to WelbeHealth participants in an interdisciplinary team environment and in accordance with WelbeHealth standards. Primary Care Physician collaborates effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to promote the WelbeHealth values, team culture and mission.

* Benefits : Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401(K) Matching & Equity Grants
* Perks : PTO & Paid Parental Leave, Referral Program & Continuing Medical Education
* Opportunities for Advancement & Leadership Opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide primary care and acute illness evaluation and treatment for participants.
* Perform in-person comprehensive assessments on participants and coordinate with the IDT to develop a comprehensive care plan for each participant.
* Be an active member of the IDT communicating participant changes, collaborating on care planning decisions and coordinating 24-hour care delivery.
* Work collaboratively with Community-Based Primary Care Physicians and other members of the IDT to ensure effective care coordination.
* In conjunction with the IDT, plan and coordinate discharge for acute, short-term and long-term placement.
* Provide direction and support to Primary Care Provider.
* Oversee and manage participant s use of medical specialist and inpatient care.
* Admit participant to the hospital and provide attending physician responsibility directly or through coordination with Hospitalists keeping the IDT updated.
* Participate in rotating night and weekend call.
* Manage all care of participants in the nursing home providing regular visits as dictated by WelbeHealth s standards and participants needs.
* At the direction of the Medical Director, review outcomes and utilization data, including review of necessity of hospitalizations and use of specialists; establish best practices with the Medical Director, and collaborate with clinical staff, Community-Based Primary Care Physicians, and IDT to make policy and procedural improvements to reduce unnecessary utilization and improve participant health.
* Be legally authorized to practice in position location, required.
* Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
* Complete all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
* Protect privacy and maintain confidentiality of all company procedures and information about team members, participants, and families.
* Follow WelbeHealth policies and procedures and participate in any required Quality Improvement activities, staff training and meetings.
* Communicate regularly with Supervisor and team regarding workload and priorities.

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Successful completion of a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
* Master s Degree/ Doctorate Degree.
* Board Certification Internal Medicine or Family Practice.
* Board Certification Geriatrics Preferred.
* Active California Physician License without Restrictions.
* State CDS Certification and DEA Registration.
* Valid State Driver s License with a clean DMV record.
* Copy of recent Vehicle Insurance required.
* Ability to build strong working relationships with other providers and care team.
* Creative and enthusiastic commitment to the triple aim dedication to improving experience, health, and value for WelbeHealth participants.
* Current knowledge of chronic care/geriatric issues and best practices.
* Work well in a managed care environment with an interdisciplinary team(IDT).
* Excellent clinical, organizational, and communication skills in settings with frail, elderly participants, their families, and the IDT.
* Working knowledge of PACE regulations preferred.
* Excellent organizational and communication skills.
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
* Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
* Experience and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
* Commitment to unlocking the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
At WelbeHealth, our mission is to unlock the full potential of our vulnerable seniors. In this spirit, please note that we have a vaccination policy for all of our employees and proof of vaccination prior to employment is required.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
At WelbeHealth, we embrace and cherish the diversity of our team members, and we're committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People seeking employment at WelbeHealth are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), pregnancy or other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Welbehealth, Stockton , Primary Care Physician, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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