Physician / Geriatrics / Colorado / Permanent / Physician Job
Company: Rocky Mountain Health Care Services
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 18, 2023
TITLE: PHYSICIANSTATUS: Full Time; ExemptABOUT US: The mission
at Rocky Mountain Health Care Services is improving lives,
optimizing wellness, and promoting independence. We work diligently
to keep individuals as highly independent as possible. We deliver
exceptional care to enrich the lives of our participants and
empower them to live vibrant, independent lives. MISSION: Improving
Lives, Optimizing Wellness, Promoting Independence BENEFITS
Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
401b retirement plans with company match
Continued education assistance and Certifications
Onsite Fitness Center and employee discounts on products and
Employee referral bonuses
Mileage reimbursementPOSITION SUMMARYUnder the supervision of the
CMO with clinical oversight by the Medical Director, provides
medical care to participants which includes assessment and
development of a plan of care in collaboration with the
interdisciplinary team. Provides direct patient medical care and
evaluation of the effectiveness of the plan of care. The physician
functions in a collegial relationship with the employees to promote
optimal, safe, effective, and efficient patient-centered care.
Makes independent decisions regarding medical needs and health
regimens and carries out medical procedures as indicated. The
quality of the medical care is under the direction of the Medical
Stress Management/ Composure
Teamwork ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides initial and semi-annual participant medical assessments,
care plan development and implementation of care plan.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the participant's plan of care and
revises as appropriate.
Obtains a complete health history and records the findings in a
systematic organized manner.
Performs physical examinations, orders and evaluates appropriate
laboratory and diagnostic tests in a cost-effective manner and
Performs functional status evaluations and/or mental status
examinations using standardized procedures.
Triages status changes in participants and facilitates appropriate
management of identified problems.
Provides assistance and oversight to PACE medical staff in the
scope of their duties as needed. TREATMENT
Provides preventive health care and health promotion for
Treats and manages acute chronic illnesses in the health center,
nursing home, group home, or participants' homes.
Regulates and adjusts medications as needed and in a cost-effective
Facilitates medical specialist consultation as needed and oversees
participant's use of medical specialists and inpatient care.
Educates participants and families regarding health maintenance and
chronic medical conditions.
Coordinates participant care when participants are hospitalized and
communicates participant status to the interdisciplinary team.
Specific nurse practitioner supervision and collaboration
requirements are as follows:
?To be available for consultation
?To make recommendations for IDT concerns
?To be available 24 hours day/seven days per week in person or by
phone regarding any questions or concerns regarding patient
?To meet regularly to review all patients that the providers have
assessed and documented on in the week prior and discuss any
outstanding issues, concerns, new diagnoses and the specificity of
Interprets diagnostic tests in the scope of current practice in
accordance to patient needs and required care
Performs in-office medical procedures in the scope of current
practice in accordance to patient needs and required careOTHER
Provides in-service training as needed.
Interprets program to interested individuals and groups.
Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team and
participates in the development of the comprehensive plan of care
and ongoing monitoring of the participants health status, providing
medical knowledge when needed.
Maintains current, accurate documentation of health care services
provided, coordinated or contracted.
Serves on various committees of the organization as requested.
Prepares and submits reports, including services provided, as
Attends pertinent health care conferences and courses to maintain
knowledge of current trends in health care.
Protects privacy and maintains confidentiality of employees,
participants and sensitive agency information.
Advises the Medical Director and CEO on medical and health
Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard
precautions, and practices universal precautions.
Performs related duties as assigned. . APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSTo
apply for this position please complete an application at RMHCS is
an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer
Keywords: Rocky Mountain Health Care Services, Colorado Springs , Physician / Geriatrics / Colorado / Permanent / Physician Job, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado
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