Physician (Family Medicine)
Ferguson Site | Ferguson, MO | Full Time
People’s Family of Corporations
People’s Healthcare Services by Home State Health
Summary: People’s Family of Corporations is seeking a Physician (Family Medicine) to work as part of a team. The successful candidate will work with a nurse practitioner (NP), a licensed practical nurse (LPN), other nurses and healthcare professionals to provide care, monitor health conditions, plan long-term care needs, administer medicine, use medical equipment, perform minor medical operations, and advise patients and their families on illness, care and overall health improvement. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an innovative new environment designed to meet patients where they are. The Physician will assist the medical team in various tasks in People’s Healthcare Services by Home State Health Clinics, new health collaboration with Centene, Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Centers, and Schnucks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status. Elicits and records information about patient's medical history. Examines patients for symptoms or physical information. Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition. Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnoses condition of patient. Administers or prescribes treatments. Determines and prescribes medication, dosage, and schedule given the patient's condition and allergies. Discusses any possible side effects to medication or immunization with patient. Prescribes and administers vaccinations to immunize patient from communicable diseases. Promotes health by advising patients about diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease. Provides prenatal care to pregnant women, and provides postnatal care to mothers and infants. Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency. Refers patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient's well-being.
Educational Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Medical School, Completion of Internship and Residency or Fellowship program in Family Medicine.
People's Health Centers does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.