Already have an account? Login.

Family Practice jobs in North Chicago Illinois United States | 1 Total Physician Jobs

Full Time Family Practice Job North Chicago, IL

Full Time
North Chicago, IL
alarm 2 months ago
Posted by Premise Health
Employer Premise Health

Job Description

Premise Healthis the nation's leading provider of employer based direct care, and we are currently seeking a full timeMedical Directorto provide primary care and occupational medicine in our on site clinic inNorth Chicago, IL

What makes this opportunity unique:

  • Practice evidence based medicine where you are not paid for production
  • Bottom line is measured by the quality of patient care
  • A work life balance that is not just promised
  • A collaborative approach with a focus on each individual patient
  • Practice in a supportive, collaborative environment
  • Less paperwork and administration time
  • Ability to tap into a national clinical information infrastructure


The Medical Director reports directly to the Director, Client Operations,administratively,and to the Regional Medical Director,clinically. The Medical Director is responsible for the medical leadership, clinical oversight and patient care forthe Medical Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Assumes overall responsibility for patients receiving care in theMedical Center
  • Works in tandem withthe MedicalCenter Manager/Supervisor to ensure a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Provides episodic, preventive, and/or primary healthcare to patients,depending on the needs of theClient;
  • Conducts histories, physical exams and prescribes medical treatment;
  • Develops treatment plans in collaboration with patients, as well aseducates and advisespatientson 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 annualMedical Centergoals and objectives
  • Maintains Electronic Medical Record software
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care
  • Schedules follow up visits and/or phone calls
  • Identifies emergency situations,and provides care withinthelegal scope of practice
  • Leads and motivates medical providers in theMedical Centerenvironmentby utilizingeffective medical and people/performance management processes
  • Participatesin the development of policies and guidelines (clinical and administrative) to correct and improve service to theClient/account
  • Collaborates with otherMedical Centerstaff 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 tothe Medical Centerstaff
  • Supports, leads and models the vision, mission and values of theCompany
  • Coordinates and researches continuing education opportunities for the development of staff,within theMedical Center
  • Ensures the use of standardized and consistent medical procedures/processes within theMedical 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 provide evidence based process improvement recommendations to ensure quality of care
  • May be a subject matter expert in aparticular medicalfield or expertise(Occupational Health, Primary Care, Pharmacy/PC integration, Integrative Medicine, etc.)and provide consultative advice and insight on unique medical cases, patient situations and/or client issues
  • Participates in the incident/occurrence reporting process,being mindful ofriskmanagement and mitigation, quality, compliance and client relationships
  • Performs annual evaluations of all physicians and providers with input from theMedical CenterManager
  • Other duties as assigned, as well asother projects, as required to address specific medical needs


  • Minimumeducational requirement: MD or DO degree, Board Certified in Family Practice,
    Internal Medicine and/or Occupational Health by the AOA or ABMS
  • 3 ' 5years'minimum in Family practice, emergency room, ambulatory care, or OccupationalHealth settings,Primary Care or Emergency Medicine or Board Eligible inaforementioned practiceareas
  • Must have current state and federal DEA certification
  • Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for healthcare providers,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 theMedical Centeris located

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) certification,may be requiredin some cases