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Physician - Family Medicine - Family Medicine Physician needed for growing Community Health Center

Company: Neighborhood Health Center
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

0.15 Neighborhood Health Center provides impactful healthcare to Western New Yorkers so they can achieve their dreams and goals. We build a healthier Western New York where all enjoy high quality, individualized healthcare and human services. For more than 30 years, Neighborhood Health Center delivers exceptional value to both patients and the communities it serves, dedicated to engaging adults and children in healthier lifestyles and creating healthier communities. This year, Neighborhood Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) will continue to grow significantly and be the medical home for nearly 25,000 patients, providing more than 90,000 visits. Our family medical services include Primary Care, Dentistry, Behavioral Health, Ob/Gyn, Podiatry, Nutrition, Endocrinology and Pharmacy services in the City of Buffalo, NY and its southern suburbs.-- Neighborhood Health Center believes that health is a right, not a privilege, with excellent primary care to be affordable and delivered cost-effectively. Our kind staff believe that healthy individuals and families are the foundation of a caring society, and that those empowered to lead healthy lives contribute significantly to our communities' success. For additional information, please, visit www.neighborhoodhealthcenter.org Neighborhood Health Center is seeking a full time Family Physician for its growing Community Health Center. These positions will report to the Medical Director and will be based in one site and cover at times in other sites. This position will lead cross-functional care teams.-- All Neighborhood Health Center offices are located in the greater Buffalo, NY region. The Buffalo-Niagara region boasts a great quality of life, with access to tremendous green space, including two Great Lakes and Niagara Falls, world-class museums, professional sports, public concerts and plays, and historic architecture. The area is also incredibly accessible, both in terms of average daily commute time as well having easy access to other major cities (Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New York City and Philadelphia are all about an hour's flight away while Toronto is only 90 minutes away by car). The region's school districts are highly rated, the excellent housing stock is affordable, and the cost of living remains one of the lowest in the country. The area has also been experiencing significant growth in recent years, with a number of new developments and industries choosing Buffalo as a place to live.-- Responsibilities ------- --Provide high quality primary care to Neighborhood Health Center's patients of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric groups ------- --Lead cross-functional patient-centric care teams ------- --Provide comprehensive patient care and establish a family partnership whenever possible to ensure the needs of the patients are met on an ongoing basis ------- --Ensure high quality primary care is delivered cost-effectively, consistently ------- --Provide appropriate specialist referrals and follow-up recommendations when indicated ------- --Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with Neighborhood Health Center's standards with high efficiency ------- --Engage patient, family and cross-functional care teams in sustained health and well-being of the patient ------- --Partner with Neighborhood Health Center's interdisciplinary teams and resources ------- --Maintain familiarity with ongoing research and development in relevant fields ------- --Ensure performance improvement initiatives are supported with timely and accurate data and consistent actions ------- --Manage a limited, telephone-only coverage shared with other clinicians (weekends: every 6-8 weeks; weekdays: every 4 -6 weeks) ------- --Represent Neighborhood Health Center in community outreach activities Requirements ------- --Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy, licensed in NYS prior to start date ------- --Completion of three-year Family Practice Residency, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics Residency ------- --Board-eligible from American Board of Family Medicine and Med-Peds boards; board certification required within 2 years after completion of residency training ------- --Outstanding "bedside manners": patient-centric with empathy, excellent active listening and communication skills, engaging and efficient ------- --Outstanding clinical capabilities and judgment ------- --Focused on collaborative team-based care ------- --Responsive and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high accountability environment ------- --Proficient in EHR systems ------- --Flexible ------- --Excellent judgment and ability to prioritize resources where they will be most useful ------- --Comfortable receiving and providing appreciative and corrective feedback ------- --Engaged in learning and continuous quality improvement ------- --Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with a culturally diverse patient and staff population ------- --Proficient in working with in-person or telephonic interpreters ------- --Passionate about providing high quality primary health care to low-income, underserved residents and those lacking access to health care There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Neighborhood Health Center. In addition to working to effect positive change in the health and lives of thousands of residents of Western New York, Neighborhood Health Center offers its full-time employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 403b, health savings account, generous paid time off, and educational assistance. As a FQHC our providers are eligible to apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care. At Neighborhood Health Center, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve. How to apply: If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients and in the health of our communities of Buffalo and Western New York, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please submit your resume and cover letter with statement of interest and salary requirements via email. Please include Family Physician--in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email. Neighborhood Health Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the practice of equity and inclusion. --PandoLogic. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Family Physician

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