Primary Care Teaching Physician

Overview

Our FQHC clinics provide high-quality healthcare to the city’s under-served. Our medical, dental, behavioral, and pharmacy services seek to be distinctively Christian by recognizing Jesus Christ as both the true healer and source of ability. We desire to see individual patients and their communities healed, through special outreach to groups including refugees, grade-school kids, pregnant women, HIV-infested persons, homeless adults, struggling parents, and the local churches.

Expected patient care hours include: outpatient clinic an average of 3-4 half day shifts per week (4hrs/shift): inpatient labor call an average of 24 hours per week; operating an average of 0.5 to 1 day per week in OR; and back-up call to Family Medicine Obstetricians (FM-OB’s). Additional call is compensated. Our Obstetrics inpatient service at Baptist Women’s Hospital is staffed by our call team of OB-GYNs and FM-OB’s. OB-GYNs also have operating privileges, including robotic surgery privileges at two large Memphis Hospitals.

Mission & Passions

Our Passion – Fulfilling the physical, spiritual, emotional needs of the under-served, the uninsured, and the 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 - Primary Care Teaching Physician

Job Description

The primary care teaching physician provides training and oversight for nurse practitioners (NP’s), physician assistants (PA’s), and medical residents (PGY’s) while also providing professional comprehensive medical servies for ambulatory patients. The teaching physician’s patient panel is limited according to either full or part time work capacity in the outpatient clinic.

  • Supervise up to four NPs, PAs, or PGYs at a time in a residency-style clinic model, including teaching and modeling professional behavior, providing spiritual mentorship, and seeing patients alongside those clinicians when necessary.

  • Provide direct patient care in a team-based, patient-centered medical home for approximately ten patients per day in the outpatient clinic.

  • Promote integration of care among the medical team, behavioral health, spiritual health, dental care, and pharmacy at that site.

  • Attend staff and medical provider meetings to maintain involvement with the health center committees, as needed, and ensure quality patient care.

  • Review quality measures and outcomes, in collaboration with the site lead physician, site manager, and team members, to develop and implement team-based strategies for quality improvement.

  • Perform duties specified by affiliated hospitals, when applicable, to maintain admitting privileges; provide diagnosis and treatment of clinical disease in patients who require hospitalization by participating in the call schedule on a predetermined basis.

  • Participate in continuing medical education, including life support training, to maintain necessary skills for performing physician duties as required by applicable state and federal medical governance.

  • Maintain own physical health required to perform physician duties, including immunizations and screenings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the chair of medicine or site lead physician.
     

Job Qualifications Education, Skills, and Experience   

  • Graduated from a MD/DO medical school

  • Completed an accedited residency program in Family Medicine (FM), Internal Medicine (IM), or Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds).

  • Board-certified (or eligible) in FM, IM, or Med-Peds.

  • Minimum of four years of additional post-residency clinical experience.

  • State of Tennessee Medical License


Patient Makeup

State - TN

Year Founded - 1995

MODEL - FQHC

Number of Locations - 6

AREA - Urban