Physician Family Practice-Geriatrics – Competitive Salary

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DocCafe has an immediate opening for the following position: Physician – Family Practice-Geriatrics in West Springfield, MA.DocCafe is the premier physician and advanced practice job board to help you advance your healthcare career.Register now to apply for this job and for access to 120,000+ other openings. Trinity Health PACE and Mercy LIFE of Massachusetts have an excellent full-time opportunity for a Board Certified Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine physician to join its Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organization located in West Springfield, Massachusetts.xc2xa0This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced physician to join an exceptional PACE program! The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model is centered on the belief that it is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs and their families to be served in the community whenever possible.xc2xa0PACE serves individuals who are age 55 or older, certified by their state to need nursing home care, able to live safely in the community at the time of enrollment and live in a PACE service area. While all PACE participants must be certified to need nursing home care to enroll in PACE, only about 7 percent of PACE participants nationally reside in a nursing home. If a PACE enrollee needs nursing home care, the PACE program pays for it and continues to coordinatexc2xa0the enrollee’s care. We encourage fellowship and independence while serving seniors and their families with dignity and respect. Delivering all needed medical and supportive services, PACE is able to provide the entire continuum of care and services to seniors with chronic needs while maintaining their independence in their home for as long as possible.:Position serves as Outpatient PCP and skilled facilityThe schedule for this full-time opportunity is Monday xc2x96 Friday, 8:00 am xc2x96 4:30 pm. On average, there are seven (7) on-call days (evenings/weekends) with weekend telephone triage.Number of patients that the provider will be seeing in a day xc2x96 varies from 2-8 per dayKnow, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission, Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity Health and Trinity Health PACE (TH PACE) in behaviors, practices, and decisions.Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) TH PACE Values to all internal and external customers (participants, visitors, volunteers, and colleagues.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, propagating a calm environment throughout the office.Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within TH PACE.Reflects the skills knowledge and abilities serving in the role of a leader. Define and share a strategy and vision; align resources toward achievement of organization results; grow and sustain the organization; identify, lead, and embrace change.Establish and/or maintain as a member of the leadership team a plan to achieve operating goals.Promote and maintain collaborative relationships with managers, peers, direct reports, and customers by effectively fostering a team environment, building consensus, and resolving conflicts.The physician provides primary medical care to participants, including assessment, development of a plan of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, provision of direct participant medical care, and evaluation of effectiveness of the plan of care; functions in a collegial relationship with the other health care professionals, making independent decisions regarding medical needs and health regimens; carries out medical procedures as indicated.Must have a valid driverxc2x92s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportationEMR: TruChartSee attachedxc2xa0″Practice Description”xc2xa0for full job description.Not accepting new grads.xc2xa0xc2xa0A minimum of one (1) year working with the frail or elderly population required.Candidate must be interested inxc2xa0Permxc2xa0(not accepting Locums)Open to J1 visa candidatesSUBMISSION REQUIREMENTSBoard Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicinexc2xa0Board Certified in Geriatric Medicinexc2xa0MA license (or willing to obtain)CDS Certification & DEA Registration (prior to start)Minimum 1 year working with the frail or elderly populationxc2xa0BLS (prior to start)xc2xa0Clean/Clear malpractice -xc2xa0HIGHLY PREFERREDEMR TruChart experience -xc2xa0HIGHLY PREFERREDxc2xa0CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSBLSBoard CertifiedControlled Substance (CSR/CDS)DEASTATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTSMassachusettsADDITIONAL LICENSE REQUIREMENTSMinimum 1 year working with the frail or elderly populationABOUT THE FACILITYAbout Mercy LIFE MA:Mercy LIFE (Living Independently for Elders)xc2xa0MA offers continuous, quality care to the elderly, allowing them the independence of living at home. Seniors who qualify for nursing home care alternatively have the option to receive comprehensive care from an interdisciplinary team of experts, all focused on improving participantsxc2x92 health. At the center of Mercy LIFE MAxc2xa0is our LIFE Health Center where seniors receive clinical and rehabilitation therapy and build relationships with doctors, nurses and fellow participants xc2x96 all under one roof. As a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), our multi-touch, integrative approach includes services free to those who qualify. Participants must be eligible for Medicaid, Medicaid and Medicare, or able to privately pay.We are proud to be a Trinity Health PACE program and a member of Trinity Health.Mission:We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.Vision:As a mission-driven health ministry, we will become the recognized leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be known as the most trusted health partner for life.Core Values:xc2xa0xc2xa0Trinity Health is motivated by faith in a merciful God, and works to actualize that faith. We are guided by these core values:- Reverence:xc2xa0 We honor the sacredness and dignity of every person.- Commitment To Those Who Are Poor:xc2xa0 We stand with and serve those who are poor, especially those most vulnerable.- Justice:xc2xa0 We foster right relationships to promote the common good, including sustainability of Earth.- Stewardship:xc2xa0 We honor our heritage and hold ourselves accountable for the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to our care.- Integrity:xc2xa0 We are faithful to who we say we are.- Safety:xc2xa0 We embrace a culture that prevents harm and nurtures a healing, safe environment for allAbout the Community:West Springfield is considered to be part of the Springfield-Hartfordxc2xa0Knowledge Corridor.With easy access to the northxc2x96southxc2xa0Interstate 91, eastxc2x96westxc2xa0Massachusetts Turnpike, and various freight railroads, West Springfield is sometimes called the “crossroads of New England”.The Riverdale Road corridor is a major regional shopping center, with a number of “big box” retail stores and car dealerships, including the onlyxc2xa0Costcoxc2xa0location in the Pioneer Valley.Thexc2xa0Eastern States Expositionxc2xa0is a major seasonal employer.Western Massachusetts is home to some of thexc2xa0best restaurantsxc2xa0in the state, many with locally sourced menus.Western Springfield and the surrounding areas contain severalxc2xa0outdoor activitiesxc2xa0your family can safely enjoy.

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