As part of Walgreens Health and Wellness division, Take Care Health Systems includes Take Care Consumer Solutions (www.takecarehealth.com), managers of convenient care clinics located at select Walgreens drugstores nationwide, and Take Care Employer Solutions (www.takecareemployersolutions.com), managers of worksite-based health and wellness services. The company combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of our trusted community of providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare to all individuals. We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies.
We are seeking a Physician Medical Leader for Full Time opportunity within our Employer Solutions division at a NEW location in Redmond, Washington.
The Medical Leader reports directly to the Regional Medical Director and reports indirectly to the Health Center Manager. The Medical Leader is responsible for the medical leadership, clinical oversight and patient care for a specific health center.
This position will, in a collaborative team environment, provide exceptional patient-focused care utilizing clinical best practices while empowering individuals to make lifestyle changes necessary for the best possible health. This NEW patient focused facility will offer a full complement of services with easy access for patient convenience
Assumes overall responsibility for patients receiving care in the health center
Works in tandem with Health Center Manage to ensure a collaborative, team-oriented environment
Provides episodic, preventive, occupational and/or primary health care to patients depending on the needs of the client.
Conducts histories and physical examinations and prescribes medications and/or medical treatments based on best practice standards
Develops treatment plans in collaboration with patients; educates and advises on medical issues as needed
Provides referrals both internally and externally to appropriate medical resource or specialty
Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care and monitors progress of patients
Participates in the development of annual health center goals and objectives
Maintains medical records using Electronic Medical Record software
Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care; schedules follow up visits and/or phone calls
Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice and as defined by Take Care Health privileging process
Reports directly to the Regional Medical Director for medical responsibilities and reports indirectly to the Health Center Manager for administrative and operational workings of the site
Leads and motivates medical providers in the health center environment; uses effective medical and people/performance management processes
Participate in the development of policies and guidelines (clinical and administrative) to correct and improve service to the client/account
Collaborates with other health center staff to ensure clinical alignment and scope of practice based on evidence based data
Establishes communication mechanisms to deliver consistent and timely communication of directives, best practices, regulatory and medical research updates to health center staff
Supports, leads and models the vision, mission and values of the company
Coordinates and researches continuing educational opportunities for the development of staff within the health center
Ensures the use of standardized and consistent medical procedures/processes within the health center
Assists with decisions regarding the hiring of physicians and providers to ensure quality and fit of candidates
May be requested to teach/train precepts and provide mentoring to site physicians and staff providers
May oversee and provides evidence based process improvement recommendations to ensure quality of care
May be a subject matter expert in a particular medical field or expertise; Primary Care, Pharmacy/PC integration, Integrative Medicine, etc. and provides consultative advice and insight on unique medical cases, patient situations and/or client issues
Participates in the incident/occurrence reporting process being mindful of Risk Management and mitigation, quality, compliance and client relationships
Other projects as required to address specific medical needs
Performs annual evaluations of all physicians and providers with input from the Health Center Manager
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Educational requirement: MD or DO degree, Board Certified by the AOA or ABMS in Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Primary Care or Board Eligible in aforementioned practice areas. If Board Eligible, must take certification exam within twelve months of date of hire.
3–5 years minimum in Family practice, emergency room, or ambulatory care health settings.
Must have current state and federal DEA certification.
Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services
Minimum 3 years management/leadership experience within the healthcare industry
Demonstrated interpersonal and collaboration skills
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Excellent presentation skills, confident in all settings with individuals at all levels of the organization both internal and external
Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based programs
Licensed to practice medicine in the state within which the site is located
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
While working at this employer site, you will have the ability to get to know your patients, while helping to improve their health status and taking care of their immediate health needs.
We offer competitive wages and benefit options!
Take Care Health Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of nice people! M/F/D/V
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