Field Based Physician (Physician #)
Company: Solutions, Inc.
Posted on: January 10, 2021
Hospice/Palliative Medicine opening in Orange, California. is
designed to provide in-home patient care to our most complex
patients living with multiple chronic conditions. The Field Based
Rounding Physician will be the anchor to the assigned Care Team and
will work in conjunction with the Primary Care Physician and
Specialists to ensure and align with the Quadruple Aim: the patient
receives the right care, at the right time, in the right setting
and at the right cost. The Field Based Physician will provide high
quality, evidence-based, in-home patient care to complex and
high-risk patients. Primary goals and objectives: providing
best-in-class patient care, reducing avoidable hospitalizations,
decreasing unnecessary emergency department utilization, and
increasing accurate risk adjustment factor scores.
- Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical
examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses,
counseling/education, and treatment for a specified population
(panel) adhering to the highest standards of medical practice,
ethics, professionalism and patient confidentiality at all times.
Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications.
- Must be comfortable performing in-home procedures such as but
not limited to: intravenous fluids and medications; nebulizer
treatments; wound care; intramuscular injections; vaccinations,
catheter insertion and removal.
- Discusses patients' wishes for end-of-life care, as well as
palliative and hospice care. Analyze records, reports, test
results, or examination information and refers patients to
specialists and to relevant patient care components as
- In collaboration with the Primary Care Physician, APP staff and
Support team, promotes effective communication with patient,
family/caregiver to encourage the role of the patient as a partner
in health care and drive collaborative patient care decisions.
- Supports an environment of exchange and recommends improvements
in all clinical areas. In general, drives areas to improve patient
information exchange, overall patient satisfaction, experience
and/or other operational areas to meet or exceed all Quality
measures. Collects records and maintains patient information in
EMR, such as medical history, reports and examination results.
Performs accurate HCC coding at every visit, performs Annual
Wellness Visits and closes all care gaps related to HEDIS, P4P,
STARS or any other required programs. Must have excellent
interpersonal skills and be able to deliver CAHPS scores above the
- Must be comfortable working in a team environment. Functions as
primary lead for POD team of clinicians in addition to managing
attributed patient panel. Responsible for oversight of, and
collaboration with APPs (NPs and PAs) and other supporting staff.
Will function as lead to teach and mentor on clinical care.
Responsible to conduct chart reviews and supervise NPs and PAs.
Qualifications Minimum Education: MD or DO and possess an active,
non- restricted California Medical License. Minimum Experience:
Minimal two to 3 (2-3) years of experiences in urgent
care/outpatient clinic setting, experience in home-based care
preferred. Significant experience with complex geriatric population
is a must. Must be willing to provider in-home patient care and
travel within assigned territory. Must be willing to be on-call,
minimally 1 week per month. Dedicated to providing excellent
healthcare and a top-quality patient experience. Consistently
exhibit the highest levels of professionalism, integrity,
accountability, and compassion. Excellent oral and written
communications skills. Strong organizational and time management
skills with the ability to manage patient panel. Must have high
initiative, be flexible, and have the ability to handle and
prioritize multiple tasks. Technically savvy and comfortable using
tools such as EMR for charting and HIPAA secure messaging apps for
care coordination. Experience with HCC coding, RAF and HEDIS
measures preferred. EMR experience required. Palliative experience,
preferred. Experience in providing care to patients with mild to
moderate behavioral health conditions a plus. Req.
Certification/Licensure: CURES and DEA certification. Board
certified or board eligible for Internal medicine, family practice
or Emergency Medicine. ACLS certification required.
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