• Primary Care Physician

    Location US-NY-Staten Island
    ID
    2018-3444
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Medicine
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Vanderbilt
  • Overview

    NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Vanderbilt, is a Federally Qualified Health-care Provider formed in 2012 to enable individuals and families to address their health-care needs in their own neighborhoods.  Gotham Health includes six community centers and 33 primary care neighborhood and school-based clinics that serve more than 100,000 New Yorkers annually in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island and Manhattan.

     

    Gotham Health provides easy to access high quality, affordable health care services with a focus on primary care.  It is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and building healthy communities, with a focus upon providing patients and families convenient access to high quality preventive care, such as annual check-ups and immunizations.  Health-care teams are trained to help patients manage ongoing conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Plans, coordinates, delivers and manages comprehensive healthcare services for individuals requiring primary care case management, including but not limited to those enrolled in the NYS Medicaid Managed Care Program; ensures patient/provider continuity and access to timely and appropriate levels of care.

    • Coordinates and manages their assigned panel of patient care across various levels of service.  Where required by the practice, responsible for the supervision of mid-level providers.
    • Direct participation in the twenty-four hour phone coverage for a reasonable number of primary care patients, which includes all of those in the Primary Care Physician's own panel of patients.
    • Maintains a work schedule, including evenings, and weekends,that ensures availability and continuity of care.
    • Arrange patient session schedules that allow for both scheduled and non-emergent unscheduled (walk-in) visits by their primary care patients.
    • Participate in the inpatient care and follow-up of their primary care patients through admitting privileges in the appropriate department.
    • Participate in inpatient teaching rounds as developed with the department.
    • Participate in all administrative functions required by physicians in the practice including but not limited to the QA Committee and peer review. Prepares necessary documentation.
    • Maintain a satisfactory workload that is consistent with Corporate minimum standards and which meets the needs of the practice.

     

    Qualifications

    • Completion of raining from an accredited IM, FP, or Meds-Peds residency training program
    • ABMS BE/BC
    • Eligible for licensure in the state of NY

    EOE M/F/D/V

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