Geriatric Medicine Physician - Piedmont Senior Care

ID 2021-3762
Location
Piedmont Senior Care and Adult Medicine
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Cone Health Medical Group
Department : Name
PSC-Piedmont Senior Care
Category
PHYSICIAN
Position Sub-Category
GERIATRIC
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40.00
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Clinic days
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Physician - Practice

Overview

 

LOCATION: Piedmont Senior Care and Adult Medicine, Senior Care

CITY: Greensboro

 

Client Overview

Cone Health Medical Group (CHMG) is committed to the delivery of measurably superior healthcare for the communities we serve. CHMG consists of more than 400 medical professionals employed by Cone Health who practice medicine at almost 100 locations across the Triad and work closely with the region's largest and most comprehensive health network. CHMG members offer primary care medical services, including family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and urgent care. Specialty care is also provided through the Cone Health Medical Group. Our Piedmont Senior Care facility is currently seeking a BC Physician (Geriatrician) to provide services that include:

• Preventive services, including immunizations and routine screenings
• Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and injuries
• Management of chronic and complex medical conditions
• Integrating palliative care to ease pain and other symptoms of our senior population

Practice Information

Piedmont Senior Care (PSC), a part of Cone Health Medical Group, is seeking an engaged BC (BE for recent Residents and Fellows) Physician with a passion for providing quality care to geriatric patients. This provider will offer outpatient care and round on patient in long term care settings in the Greensboro, NC area.

Requirements:
- Board-Certified in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine.
- Active North Carolina Medical License.
- Unrestricted DEA.
- Cone Health Medical Staff Privileges Affiliate-level.
- Geriatrics Fellowship training preferred.

About the practice: Piedmont Senior Care focuses on adult and senior patient care. PSC includes a busy primary care clinic, Piedmont Adult Medicine (PAM), which is located centrally in Greensboro close to the Hospitals. The practice offers:
- Outpatient care clinics for geriatric patient populations.
- Rounding at assisted living and long term care settings
- Full-time and part-time mid-level provider coverage arrangements at area long-term care facilities.

PSC continues to grow based on its reputation for excellent care. Our providers function as a closely integrated team that includes cross coverage for all services. PSC includes 5 physicians and 6 advanced practice providers. PSC offers a competitive compensation and benefits. For additional hospital system information, please visit www.conehealth.com.

Community Description

Greensboro http://visitgreensboronc.com/ is a city of over 280,000 people, with a regional population of approximately 1 million. It is located in the central "Piedmont" area of North Carolina and is within easy driving distances of the Blue Ridge Mountains as well as North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia beaches. Arts, education and recreation opportunities are plentiful in Greensboro, including a variety of outstanding public and private schools, the prestigious Eastern Music Festival, lakes, bike trails and parks, and numerous organizations and clubs to engage nearly every possible interest. Greensboro is home to 32 public and private golf courses and hosts the annual PGA Wyndham Championship. Greensboro has a four-season climate with moderate and short winters and beautiful "Carolina Blue" skies.

 

If you are interested in providing coverage with one of the region's largest and most innovative healthcare organizations, please contact me regarding this amazing opportunity.
LaShanda Jacobs | lashanda.jacobs@ConeHealth.com
CONE HEALTH | Medical Group Development

 

Talent Pool: Physicians 

Responsibilities


Education/Training: Utilizes literature and attends regional and national meetings to remain current and professionally competent. Participates inpatient, staff, and professional education programs. Participates in educational and research programs including didactic material , formal teaching conferences, clinical teaching, staff education conferences, and clinical research.

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Liaison: Participates in liaison duties with the other professional staff, and in development of patient referral sources. Keeps referring physicians informed of care and outcomes.

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Patient Care; Provides direct and indirect patient care to the assigned areas. Provides medical supervision of the interdisciplinary team and supervises residents and medical students in all aspects of their assigned duties. Participates in clinical research projects of interest. Provides accurate and timely documentation and sign off of care to establish up-to-date medical records for billing purposes.

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Professional Standards: Models and upholds the professional standards of MCHS including the Medical Staff By-Laws, Service Excellence commitments, practice standards, physician expectations and professional image standards. Acts in concert with MCHS Mission, Visio, and Values. Demonstrates collegial and respectful relationships with colleagues, patients, associates, family, and visitors. Upholds Socratic Oath, honors patient confidentiality, and acts with integrity at all times. Works in alignment and contributes towards achieving the goals and standards of MCHS.

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Quality and Safety: Participates, as needed, in medical audits, quality improvement programs, investigations, peer review, and other inquiries relating to the standards of professional care. Provides medical supervision and leadership to the interdisciplinary team to achieve the maximum benefit for each patient. Ensures safe practice standards and regulatory compliance.

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Quality Improvement: Engages in continuous improvements and use of evidence based practices working towards preeminent healthcare and service (with outcomes moving into the 90th percentile or above). Maintain records in accordance with the policies of MCHS, applicable laws and regulations. participates in development of clinical guidelines, procedures, programs, and makes recommendations to improve quality and efficiency of care. Shares specifically designated on-call responsibilities with other physician members of the assigned areas.

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