Physician, Family Medicine - Obstetrician (FM-OB)

Overview

Our Community Health Centers provide high-quality healthcare to the city’s poor and marginalized communities. We provide wholistic, distinctively Christian healthcare, integrating medical, dental, and behavioral and nutrition services. We desire to see individual patients and their communities healed, through special outreach to groups including refugees, homeless, people affected by HIV and those battling addiction.

Mission & Passions

Our Passion – Ministering to the physical, spiritual, emotional needs of the urban under-served, uninsured, and homeless.

Our Vision – Glorifying God and expanding His kingdom among under-served and un-reached people

Our Mission – Providing high quality healthcare to the under-served in the context of distinctively Christian service. We recognize that Jesus Christ is the true healer of individuals and their communities and the source of our ability to serve.

Job Info

Job Title - Physician, Family Medicine - Obstetrician (FM-OB)

Job Description· 

FM-OB physician needed for a Federally-qualified Health Center providing quality, distinctively Christian care, addressing medical and spiritual healthcare needs for the urban under-served. FM-OB will provide Christ-centered primary care including prenatal care and will provide inpatient obstetric care including surgical deliveries. Additional opportunities include outpatient procedures and ultrasounds, biblically-based prenatal group visits, HIV care, Hepatitis C care, and medication-assisted therapy for opioid addiction.

  • Works within a multi-disciplinary care team to provide patient-centered primary care. Provides clinical leadership within the team.

  • Works within our team of FM-OB and OB-GYN physicians.

  • Expected patient care hours include:
    Outpatient clinic: average 5-6 half-day shifts per week (4hrs/shift)
    Inpatient Labor call: average 24 hours per week, extra call is compensated. 

  • OB-GYN backup is available whenever FM-OB is on call.

  • Participates in continuing medical education, including Life Support Training, to maintain the skills necessary to perform physician duties and as required by applicable medical boards and the State of Tennessee.

  • Documents all patient encounters in a timely manner; electronic health records used is e-ClinicalWorks.

  • Participates in organizational mission to provide distinctively Christian healthcare.

  • Attends staff and medical provider meetings and participates in the health center committees, as needed, to ensure quality patient care.

  • Communicates across departments including behavioral and spiritual health.

  • Sees roughly 18 - 20 patients per full day of clinic.

  • Attends staff meetings and medical provider meetings and maintain a level of involvement with the health center committees as needed to ensure quality of care for patients.

  • Physicians are to participate in peer review, performance evaluations/improvement data, and other activities to evaluate and advance quality improvement measures.

  • Collaborate with and supervises nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) as appropriate, and may assist in the educational training of Medical Students and Residents.  

Job Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience  

  • Graduated from a MD/DO medical school.

  • Graduated from a Family Medicine Residency (GME accredited) and completed a 1 year OB fellowship (or the equivalent during 4-year residency).

  • Board-eligible or Board-certified in Family Medicine.

  • Maintain BLS/ACLS

  • State of Tennessee Medical License.


Patient Makeup

State - TN

Year Founded - 1995

MODEL - FQHC

Number of Locations -6

AREA - Urban