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Physician - Geriatric PACE Day Center

Company: InnovAge
Location: Newport News
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Our Physicians support our enrolled geriatric participants Monday through Friday 8 to 5pm, no nights, weekends, or holidays! Our Physician is responsible for the medical care of InnovAge's enrolled geriatric participants across a variety of settings, including but not limited to our Day Center clinic, participants homes, the nursing home, assisted living facilities and personal care boarding homes. Most participant visits occur at the InnovAge Center clinic, though some physicians may specialize in nursing home care. Close coordination of care with hospital-based providers is essential. Physical attendance at an InnovAge facility is essential to performing the job duties with 4 days of participant visits and 1 administrative day.

  • Provide medical care to participants, including the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of their medical conditions, including but not limited to taking of a medical history, performance of physical examination, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests, formulation of an assessment of condition and a treatment plan, writing prescriptions, ongoing follow up of same, and management of medical information from specialists and hospital teams.
  • Document medical care in the participant s medical record, in compliance with InnovAge PACE documentation policies. May include involvement with the establishment of electronic medical records and providing the Center Medical Director with input around needed ongoing EMR enhancements
  • On a rotational basis provides after-hours on-call coverage every few weeks. All calls are first triaged by an RN with only a subset (
  • Participate within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of care plans for participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that further the care.
  • Contribute to the quality improvement initiatives of InnovAge PACE programs
  • Present input into, initiate and/or facilitate new medical programs and processes in support of strategic goals.
  • Provide, by example and leadership, motivation, and direction to help set the tone of the department to ensure morale, teamwork, and that the positive culture of the organization is maintained.
  • Additional work functions and duties may be assigned.REQUIRED
    • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree
    • Current active state Medical License and DEA license with full prescriptive authority
    • Board Certification in primary care specialty, or Board Eligible with certification required within first 12 months of employment
    • A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly
    • Not on the CMS Preclusion List PREFERRED
      • Postgraduate training in a primary care specialty, including but not limited to internal or family medicine.
      • Completion of post-residency training in geriatric medicine
      • Bilingual InnovAge s Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is an alternative to nursing facilities. Seniors receive customized healthcare and social support at a nearby PACE center supported by a team of medical experts dedicated to providing personalized healthcare and support to help them age at home. Our greatest assets are our team members who make a difference in the lives of those we serve every day. Elevate your future with co-workers passionate about a patient-centered care model supported by comprehensive services to improve the quality of care while reducing over-utilization of high-cost care settings.

        As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer InnovAge is committed to and values an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, pregnancy or any other status prohibited by applicable law.

        Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience, and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential bonus or benefits. Comprehensive benefits include m/d/v, short and long-term disability, life insurance and add, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) savings, paid time off, and company paid holidays.

Keywords: InnovAge, Newport News , Physician - Geriatric PACE Day Center, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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