Providers at Piedmont Health Services, Inc. Center deliver the full range of ambulatory primary care services, including diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness in all age groups, preventative and well child care, minor surgical procedures, and occasional medical emergencies. The providers are responsible for seeing their scheduled patients as well as walk-ins and add-ons, providing coverage during the operating hours of the Center, providing telephone consultation as needed, performing administrative tasks associated with the provision of medical care, participating in quality improvement activities and providing community service. Medical providers are expected to manage all patients and conditions within the scope of their training and approved privileges. There are no categorical limits on the type of clinical problem or patient seen by an Advanced Practitioner; however, severe illness and complex presenting complaints are understood to warrant consultation with a supervising physician.
Education/Board Certification: Primary source verified Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree and completed the residency. All medical providers shall be board certified or board eligible with certification pending. In case a provider fails to pass board examination, employment will be rendered probational and circumstances reviewed; employment may continue at the discretion of the Medical Director and Executive Director until repeat testing. Repeated failure to pass boards will result in termination.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Licensure/Certifications: North Carolina license to practice as a physician is required and must be kept current. Controlled Substance Registration Certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA certificate") is required and must be kept current.
Education: Advanced Practice Providers must have completed an approved Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner program and receive certification as appropriate.
Licensure/Certifications: A North Carolina license to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner is required and must be kept current. Controlled Substance Registration Certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA certificate") is required and must be kept current. Basic Life Support certification is required.
Basic Life Support (BLS), certification is required and should be renewed every 2 years.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric (Specific age groups for which the physician will provide medical care will be based on his/her scope of training and approved privileges.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS
Vision of at least 20/40 with correction; hearing sufficient to converse over the telephone without misunderstanding and to understand conversation spoken in a normal voice 15 feet away; ability to speak intelligibly and clearly; fine motor skills sufficient to perform physical examinations and minor surgical procedures, write correspondence and fill out necessary paperwork; ability to walk or otherwise move down hallways and through doorways without assistance and must be capable of rapid locomotion in case of emergency (100 feet in 25 seconds or less).
Clinical environment with exposure to chemicals, pathogens and patient body fluids.