Primary Care Physician
Project Renewal

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Post Date: May 02, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $185,000-$200,000 per year
Location: US - New York - New York City
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Title:                   Primary Care Physician

Program:          Healthcare Department

Salary Range:   $185,000-$200,000      

Program Description:

Project Renewal’s Healthcare Department provides a diverse range of services: Federal Qualified Health Center/Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Centers, mobile health, OASAS licensed sites and embedded psychiatry and nursing. Empathic, trauma and harm reduction informed services are delivered at low or no cost without barriers to our clients who often have severe mental illnesses, co-occurring substance use disorders, and multiple chronic medical conditions.

Overall Responsibilities:

The Primary Care Physician is responsible for the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients within the scope of the Health Center. It is preferred the candidate has experience working with patients experiencing homelessness, as well as those with substance use disorders and serious mental illness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Primary Care Physician include but are not limited to the following activities:

Provides medical diagnoses, treatment and advice to patients in accordance with New York State regulations and the scope of training of the clinician.
Responsible for consulting with the appropriate medical specialists, when deemed necessary according to the Health Center protocol.
Prescribes and/or dispenses required medication to patients.
Provides medical supervision to the assigned clinical team leaders.
Directs, organizes and participates in preventive health programs.
Participates in the development and implementation of quality assurance management and utilization review
Participates in interdisciplinary meetings with shelter and housing staff for the assigned site to discuss high risk patients
Participates in quality improvement initiatives
Participates in community outreach programs.
Contributes to the overall functioning of the department.
Maintains patient records in accordance with the policies of the department.
Maintains all New York State and federal licensing requirements as current according with the department’s credentialing policy.
Maintains current certification in Basic Life Support
Completes 30 annual Continuing Medical Education credits.
Participates in Departmental meetings and conferences

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

New York State (MD, DO,) License and Registration
Board Certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice
Experience in providing services to homeless and substance use population preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of health related concerns and experience in providing medical care in urban communities
Commitment to community-based health care services
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
Commitment to the mission of Project Renewal

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