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Family Practitioner - Ryan Health | Frederick Douglass

January 6, 2021

Position Overview:

As a member of a health care team, render full spectrum medical care to patient of all ages. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of the Ryan Health.

Essential Functions:

  • Render to patients of all ages those medical services normally expected of a family practitioner in office practice: Examine, diagnose and treat medical illnesses, evaluate health status, initiate therapeutic and preventive measures, and make appropriate and necessary referrals to specialty and other consultative medical services. Those medical illnesses which are treated include the entire spectrum of family medicine, including out-patient management of HIV disease.
  • Carry a patient caseload consistent with quality of care and productivity standards.
  • Communicate on an ongoing basis with other health care providers and staff on all aspects of the health needs of patients.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork connected with duties, including progress notes in the medical records, completion of all forms required by the data collection system of medical center and all outside reimbursement and regulatory agencies and organizations in a timely manner.
  • Attend medical staff meetings and conferences as required.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in outside conferences, and other continuing medical education activities.
  • Participate in teaching paramedical personnel by imparting understanding of the rationale and methods of diagnostic and therapeutic activities on the job on an on-going basis, and when requested, in a more formal manner.
  • Under appropriate circumstances and with the approval of the Medical Director, admit patients to hospital and performs the normal duties of an attending physician in the management of patient care.
  • Participate in after-hours telephone triage coverage on rotating basis.
  • Assist in peer review chart audits and other appropriate quality activities.
  • Supervise the patient care activities of paramedical personnel assigned to work with him/her in patient care.
  • Immediately report any problems and/or unusual occurrences to supervisor.
  • Practice accepted infection control measures in accordance with the OSHA Bloodborne pathogens standards and Center policies and procedures.
  • Available at least one evening day a week. Willingness to work weekend clinic, based on availability and need.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.


Education, Licenses, and/or Certifications Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical School.
  • Completion of Family Practice, or Osteopathic Medicine Residency Program.
  • Board Certification/Eligibility in Family Practice.
  • Licensure to practice medicine in the State of New York with current registration.
  • Progressive work experience in ambulatory care setting (emergency room, clinic or health center).

Preferred Competencies:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Competent in Prenatal Care
  • Buprenorphine Waiver

Competencies Required:
Customer Service:

  • Professional, courteous and respectful attitude in dealing with patients.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served (if applicable).
  • Commits to exceeding expectations of the patient.


  • Works well with others.
  • Contributes input to improve outcomes.
  • Asks others for opinions and feedback; provides feedback in a tactful respectful way.

Minimal Training Time:

Six Months introductory period.

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, talk and hear.

The employee is occasionally required to move about the office; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate office equipment.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is performed primarily in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment may vary. Field visits and outreach are also performed at homes, hospitals or other service agencies and community venues.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ryan Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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