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Family Practice Physician Soldotna, AK

Company: HCRC Staffing
Location: Ninilchik
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice Physician Soldotna, AK

Sign on bonus of $10,000

We are looking for a Board-Certified Family Practice physician to join non-profit medical group full-time in Soldotna, AK. We need a physician who is willing to see patients from birth to death.

This position exists to provide family practice medical care to our patient population in the Central Kenai Peninsula. The physician would act as a member of our Healthcare Team in the provision of health services to individuals, families, and/or their communities. The physician will work collaboratively with patients and their caregiversto the extent preferred by each patientas well as with other members of the Healthcare Team to accomplish shared goals within and across settings to achieve coordinated, high-quality care. The physician would provide ongoing guidance, support, and education to other members of the Healthcare Team as it pertains to ensuring effective, quality primary care for our patients and their families.

About us:

We are a non-profit, family practice Federally Qualified Health Center, located in Soldotna and Kenai Alaska with approximately 100 employees. We offer medical, dental, and behavioral health services and serve a community that involves seven small towns with a total population of approximately 39,000 of which 25% are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. We serve a triangular geographic area of approximately 2,052 square miles that runs from the town of Ninilchik to Nikiski to Cooper Landing. Our Mission is Strengthening our Community by Providing Accessible and Affordable Healthcare. We have been providing high quality care for the community since 1976.

Our main office is in Soldotna, AK, where the beautiful Kenai River flows through the middle of town, drawing thousands of visitors each summer, to catch world-class salmon. If you like the outdoors, we have plenty of wildlife here (eagles, moose, caribou, brown and black bears, dozens of different birds), close proximity to many different hiking trails, from easy to difficult, many which can be accessed year-round, with proper gear, world-class cross-country skiing right here in town and much more.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

Evaluate and treat patients within the privilege range granted by the Board, and within the scope of training, capabilities, and license criteria as a health care provider
Provider may travel to homes of patients in special circumstances to deliver medical care as needed on an infrequent basis. This may also include assisted living centers which are now considered the home of the patient.
Provider shall apply for and obtain, if deemed qualified in accordance with existing standard procedures, appointment to the Medical Staff pursuant to the Bylaws of the Hospital's Medical Staff with clinical privileges appropriate to the family medicine services to be performed for periodic on-call Pediatric coverage
Be a patient advocate
Coordinate health promotional activities
Provide patient follow-up as necessary for continuity of care
Coordinate care with other health care providers when referrals are necessary
Be familiar with and follow adopted community health center standards of care
Maintain accurate, complete, and timely documentation regarding patient contacts within (EMR) patient charts. Charting to be done during a normal workday
Assess grant criteria and incorporate into the patient encounter
Consistent attendance and punctuality are required and expected to work the hours set
Expected to complete required trainings such as CPR, Mandt, Mental Health First Aid and any others deemed necessary for this position

TEAM DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assume a leadership role for a primary care team
Assist in facilitating coordination of care
Develop and implement a plan of care and recommends interventions to attain optimal patient function
Effectively utilize electronic health record (EHR) to document clinical activity and manage patient population
Work effectively and cooperatively with other members of Care Team
Participate in Care Team training and learning activities

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

Apply computer techniques to support EMR patient record entries
Understands and supports the concept of the Patient Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use including compliance with documentation requirements
Perform other duties as assigned
Sharing call with other providers in community as required
Taking after hours call for clinic, with agency phone, as applicable
Participates in a collaborative relationship and plan with any Physician Assistant as outlined by the Alaska State Medical Board

Position Requirements:
Completion of approved MD or DO program- Board Certification is required
Active Physician License with the state of Alaska
2 years experience in a clinic setting preferred. Experience with pediatrics or OB/GYN a plus.
Must show proof of Covid vaccine due to Federal Mandate unless legally exempt
Required to take Pediatric call at the local hospital (physicians are in a local call group that shares peds call) position does not include Labor and delivery call

Job Requirements:
Maintain hospital privileges at the local hospital
Working knowledge of health care facility
Maintain contacts in the community to enhance public relations with area providers and community groups
Promote facility programs at every possibility
Assist in development of educational programs to enhance patient care
Assist in developing staff education
Maintain CME criteria as defined by license requirements
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a diverse set of employees / patients with multiple disciplines in both clinic and administrative settings
Demonstrate initiative and responsibility
Travel as needed for training and educational opportunities
Assist in establishing policy and procedures
Record statistics and conducts research as deemed necessary
Perform role as project participant or leader as assigned

Schedule:
Full-time (Four 10-hour days)

Salary (range):
$220k-$250k/year depending on experience

Benefits:
Sign on Bonus- $10,000 paid in first paycheck
Vacation/PTO- 3.5 weeks
40 hours of floating holiday, 8 paid holidays, 56 hrs
CME stipend ($2,400)
Medical insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision insurance
403b
Life insurance
Long- and short-term disability
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Paid jury duty
Paid Volunteer Day

We are a mission-driven organization Strengthening our community by providing accessible and affordable healthcare and offer a sliding fee scale to patients who cant afford healthcare. We are a non-profit and we are looking for a physician to come on board wanting to help the underserved and live here in beautiful Alaska.

We are offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the chance to help countless of people within the community. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then please contact us.

Please send your resume to Brian Torchin.


Brian Torchin / CEO
HCRC Staffing
Office 800-472-9060

Keywords: HCRC Staffing, Anchorage , Family Practice Physician Soldotna, AK, Healthcare , Ninilchik, Alaska

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