Family Physician

Overview

Our clinic operates as a community health center with two clinics, Grace Family Medicine in the 19th Ward, and Joy Family Medicine in Beechwood. We are proud to be designed as a Federally Qualified Health Center, a New York State Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Center, and a Patient Centered Medical Home.

As a community health center, we provide general primary medical care for the entire family, screenings, voluntary family planning, immunizations, well child services, and women’s health including gynecological and obstetrical care. We provide health education, behavioral health services, and outreach and supportive services. We are always available to assist with helping our patients navigate their insurance plans, or gain access to insurance. One of our providers is always on call, 24/7, to cover emergencies during and after hours.

Mission & Passions

We exist to collaborate with others to bring hope, healing, and restoration to our community as a visible manifestation of God’s love for the world.

Values

We are called by God to love and serve those most in need of physical and spiritual healing with the gifts and talents we have been so graciously given.

Community

We are rooted in the community we serve, offering unconditional hope, faith and love to all, with a special focus on those most in need.

Christian love

We believe in Christ’s transforming and sacrificial love in very practical ways, recognizing that helping others is always costly.

Confer dignity

We value and uphold the dignity of every person we encounter.

Job Info

Job Title - Family Physician

Job Description·  

  • Provide continuous, comprehensive primary medical care, as delegated by medical director within scope of practice guidelines.

  • Work in a care team with patients to deliver person-centered health care.

  • Assess patient health status including state of wellness and compliance with care plan; provides preventive, acute and chronic patient care; examines patients, formulates and implements differential diagnostic plans; determines need for required diagnostic testing and referral to specialists; educates patients and families as appropriate; provides continuity of care; triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems.

  • Document patient information and care provided in patient electronic medical record in a timely way in accordance with quality assurance guidelines.

  • Participate in group evening and weekend on call schedule.

  • Respond to medical emergencies, when needed, as part of clinical team. Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Demonstrate ability to:

  • Gather and analyze pertinent data about the physical, psychological, socioeconomic, and spiritual condition of patients.

  • Gather and analyze physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data.

  • Accurately evaluate patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention or referral.

  • Design, evaluate and revise care plan based on patient changes.

  • Develop health education programs and materials.

  • Work collaboratively with all members of health care team.

  • Deliver acute and chronic integrated bio-psychosocial and spiritual care, assess patient health, apply evidence-based care protocols and health promotion principles and techniques, develop treatment plans, and prescribe and administer medications.

  • Assess patient health and measure/record physiologic and growth indices.

  • Promote principles of good health and techniques and patient learning measurements.

Job Qualifications

 Education, Skills, and Experience   

  • Residency trained specialist in Family Medicine and/or Board Certified or Eligible by either the American Board of Family Practice or the Advisory Board of Osteopathic Specialties or carrying equivalent credentials by virtue of training and recognized experience.

  • Current New York State MD license and Drug Enforcement Administration registration.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain current credentialing for professional malpractice insurance.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain current credentialing for all medical insurance carriers accepted by our office.

  • Primary care medicine through participation in graduate education and Continuing Medical Education seminars, activities, and conferences pertinent to the office's practices.


Patient Makeup

State - NY

Year Founded - 1978

MODEL - FQHC

Number of Locations - 2

AREA - Urban