Primary Care Provider - MD or Nurse Practitioner - Broward County

Sanitas - Plantation, FL (30+ days ago)3.9


Overview
Nurse Practitioner or Primary Care Provider - Broward County

Sanitas Medical Center is currently seeking a qualified Primary Care Physician or Nurse Practitioner to join our team. Our medical centers provide services such as primary care, walk-in urgent care, lab, diagnostic, and health care education and resources for our patients. We strive to attract people who believe in our mission and are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families.

Responsibilities
Provides quality, comprehensive outpatient primary health care services to the Medical Center’s patients. Reports directly to the Medical Director regarding clinical issues and activities related to the delivery of medical care. Primary Care Providers are expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Center and work collaboratively to achieve them. They must be cognizant of, and comply with, all Center policies and procedures, as well as pertinent state and federal regulations. Primary Care Providers are expected to practice full scope of primary care services, which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance of their patients.

Obtain health history and perform physical examinations
Diagnose and direct counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment
Prescribe medication in accordance with State statute and professional practice guidelines
Maintains a problem oriented health record for each patient seen in accordance with the Center’s established Health Information Management policies and procedures
Assures continuity of care by providing comprehensive medical services on a timely basis as per Clinic schedule within the Center’s scope of practice and the provider’s training
Provides excellent internal/external customer service via telephone, fax or face-to-face contact to assist patients with their health care needs
Perform minor surgical procedures
Arrange referral for patients requiring services not offered at Medical Center
Review incoming reports (e.g. lab, x-ray, EKG), sign, date and follow-up in a timely manner
Follows established departmental and medical center policies, procedures, and objectives; continuous quality improvements objectives and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
Participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs as needed i.e. diabetes collaborative/health fairs etc.; attends and participates in medical center meetings / departmental meetings and other medical center functions as required by the Center
Assist in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
Assist in outside medical public relations functions
Qualifications
Current unrestricted State Medical or Nurse Practitioner License
Current D.E.A. Certificate
For MD - Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal Medicine/Family Practice. If Board Eligible at the time of hire, must be Board Certified within 3 years of hire date.
Annual continuing medical education as required by Board specialty
BLS and ACLS valid certificate
Bi-lingual fluency in English and Spanish (preferred)