Internist- Ryan Chelsea-Clinton
The Family Practitioner or Internist carries out responsibilities of primary medical care for adult patients (aged eighteen through geriatric). This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of the Center and the Ryan Network.
- Render to adult patients those medical services normally expected of an Family Practitioner or Internist 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 general internal medicine, including out-patient management of HIV disease.
- Family Practitioners will also provide care to patients under the age of 18, as per their application for granting delineated privileges.
- Carry a patient caseload consistent with the quality of care and productivity standards as defined by the Center and its funding and regulatory mandates.
- Communicate on an on-going basis with other health care providers and other staff on all aspects of the health needs of patients.
- Complete all necessary "paper-work" connected with duties, including progress not es in the medical record, completion of all forms required by the data collection system of the Center, and all outside reimbursement and regulatory agencies and organizations.
- Attend appropriate medical staff meetings and conferences at the Center, as required.
- Maintain professional competence through participation in outside conferences, and other continuing medical education activities.
- Participate in the teaching of 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.
- Seek and maintain credentials in affiliated managed care organizations.
- Participate in after-hours telephone triage coverage on rotating basis.
- Assist in peer review chart audits and other appropriate quality activities.
- Participate in collaborative practice agreements with mid-level providers, as requested.
- Work such hours as are necessary to meet the patient care needs of the Adult Medicine Department.
- 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.
- Must demonstrate a professional, courteous and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, immediate supervisor and other employees.
- Practice accepted infection control measures in accordance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standards, and Center Policies and Procedures.
- Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education, Licenses and/or Certifications Required:
- Graduation from an accredited Medical School.
- Completion of Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or Osteopathic Medicine Residency Program.
- Licensure to practice medicine in the State of New York with current registration.
- Board Certification/Eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.
- Progressive work experience in ambulatory care setting (Emergency room, clinic or health center).
- Bilingual (English & Spanish).
- 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:
Probationary period: Six months
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.
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 primarily in a mental health clinic and/or general primary care setting which includes the unpredictability in behaviors of individuals and acute and chronic infectious diseases which may be contagious.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This position may be required to perform other duties. If such work becomes a permanent and regular part of the job, a new description will be prepared.
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.