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Physician-Infectious Disease Specialist (BCBE)

Company: CAN Community Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: CAN Community Health, one of the nation's largest providers of HIV Services, has an exciting opportunity for an Infectious Disease Specialist Physician located at our Phoenix, AZ clinic. This Experience preferred but will train qualified candidates. We are looking for someone who is passionate about serving the needs of individuals impacted by HIV and other infectious diseases. You will become part of our professional team that drives home our Company's Mission and Values. We offer a good quality of life with an excellent schedule, competitive pay with a bonus plan, premiere benefits package with a retirement plan with a generous company matching contribution. We have received recognition in 2022, 2021, 2019, & 2018 NPT's Best Non-Profit to Work for Award. CAN is a Drug-Free Workplace. All potential hires will be required to take and clear a pre-employment drug screen upon job offer. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is preferred for this position. Salary Range: $230K to $270K based upon education level, background, and experience. You can find out more about us by visiting our website at www.cancommunityhealth.org. Apply Today! Job Title: Physician-Infectious Disease Specialist (BCBE) Date Prepared: 12.12.2022 Status: Exempt EEO: Professional Revised: Statement of Purpose: A Physician with CAN Community Health, Inc. is responsible for providing sensitive, quality health care and related services targeted to patients requiring treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The Physician will support the organization's goal in providing care to straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities in all their diversity regardless of their immediate ability to pay. The Physician is responsible for screening, diagnoses and treatment of patients and providing care in a sensitive and non-judgmental manner. The Physician will make appropriate internal and external referrals and is expected to maintain a high degree of professional competence while adhering to the highest possible ethical standards. Essential Functions:

  • Provide high quality comprehensive care and treatment to new and established patients for CAN Community Health, Inc.
  • Educates patients on wellness, prevention, and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families.
  • Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs.
  • Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments.
  • Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care.
  • Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients.
  • Orders studies, test and ancillary services.
  • Documents all services in patient medical record, Greenway/EHS, in a timely manner.
  • Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention.
  • Consults with Medical Director and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues.
  • Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the organization.
  • Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned as well as nursing clinical staff and Physician's Assistant.
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests, and inquiries from patients
  • Complies with, and enforces all established CAN policies, procedures, and protocols as well as any department-specific policies and procedures as they relate to provider functions.
  • Supports efforts to ensure that policies and procedures are appropriate to programs and services and that they are developed and/or adjusted according to programmatic changes and evolving community needs.
  • Support activities around our 340B Pharmacy Program.
  • Maintain knowledge of state and federal legislative and regulatory laws and rules.
  • Promotes and practices CAN Community Health, Inc.'s mission, values and follows policies.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and/or family in accordance with professional and departmental standards. 20. Promotes and practices CAN Community Health Inc's mission and values and follows its policies and procedures. 21. Ensures confidentiality is maintained by entire team regarding patient/client information in accordance with HIPAA, professional and departmental standards. Secondary Tasks:
  • Works as a liaison with facility management team members to ensure successful flow of the organization's operations. Requirements: Education/Professional:
  • Medical degree in medicine from an accredited school
  • Current and Active State Licensure, MD or DO
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice. HIVMA or AAHIVM certification strongly preferred.
  • Current Federal DEA Certification.
  • Maintaining continuing education requirements to maintain current licensure Competencies:
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Results Driven
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Decision Making Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Board Certified in Infectious Disease with substantial experience in HIV primary care. (Minimum of 3 years)
  • Experience in sexually transmitted infection screening, treatment, and education.
  • Experience in Sexual Health and in screening, treating & patient education in sexually transmitted infection within a harm reduction model of care, preferred.
  • Ability to work with patients with dual HIV-mental health diagnoses. (Minimum of 3 years)
  • Ability to provide care and treatment to patients diagnosed with comorbid conditions.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment of HIV/AIDS, Hep C, STDs.
  • Demonstrated Leadership Abilities, including team building.
  • Knowledge of EMR systems such as Eclinical Works preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Ability to tactfully interact with diverse personalities.
  • Promotes teamwork, productivity, and delivery of high-quality care.
  • High comfort working in a diverse, busy environment with changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of HIV medical terminology, procedures, medications, and treatment practices. CAN Required Trainings:
    • General Orientation HIPAA Sexual Harassment
    • Violence in the Workplace HIV/AIDS Health Stream Courses (as assigned) Basic Annual Safety Training Work Environment:
      • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, audio visual, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Physical Requirements:
      • Neat, professional appearance.
      • Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
      • Requires expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word, visual and auditory acuity. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
        • This position may require additional time above normal operating hours and on occasion weekend work. Travel: Travel is primary during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and have valid insurance and driver's license. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Responsible To: Chief Medical Officer CAN Community Health is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law. PI200398694

Keywords: CAN Community Health, Phoenix , Physician-Infectious Disease Specialist (BCBE), Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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