Family Medicine Faculty – Tacoma, WA

COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CORE FACULTY:  

  1. Embrace and role model the precepts of full-spectrum Family Medicine as well as the art and science of Family Medicine
  2. Attain and maintain knowledge of the ACGME Special Requirements for Residency in Family Medicine found at: https://www.acgme.org/Portals/0/PFAssets/ProgramRequirements/120_FamilyMedicine_2020.pdf
  3. Supervise, teach, mentor, evaluate and advise residents and rotating medical students in full-spectrum ambulatory and inpatient settings in accordance with ACGME Special Requirements for Residency in Family Medicine.[1]
  4. Participate in the longitudinal development of clinical rotations and relevant curricula. This may include development of goals and objectives for learning, clinical agreements with physician teachers and rotation scheduling. All curricula must be compliant with the ACGME and RRC requirements and are subject to approval by the Program Director.
  5. Serve at all times as a role model for medical professionalism
  6. Provide didactic lectures, workshops and seminars as assigned for Academic Half Day and other venues as they arise.
  7. Participate in the comprehensive longitudinal evaluation of residents as set forth by ACGME core competency requirements.
  8. Act as a continuous and longitudinal advisor for residents as assigned.
  9. Engage in and support scholarly activities as required by the ACGME Special Requirements in Family Medicine.
  10. Provide one on one direct supervision of all resident procedures.
  11. Document precepting encounters and generate bills at conclusion of patient care.
  12. Provide real time guidance in the area of Practice Management, teaching the business of medicine, and overseeing/ensuring proper billing and coding for each patient encounter.
  13. Engage in advocacy, public health and community health initiatives.
  14. Promote CHC wide relationships: serve as a role model to patients, faculty, residents and staff as it pertains to best practices compassionate patient care.
  15. Support and promote CHC wide Quality Improvement (QI) activities.
  16. Maintain communication with residency faculty and the Program Director regarding patient care processes and procedures.
  17. Provide evaluation and promote feedback of staff and clinician performance.
  18. Participate in staff meetings, workshops, committee meetings and educational activities as requested by residency Program Director.
  19. Adhere to all polices, standards and procedures included in residency, administration, clinical HR manuals and agency Code of Conduct.
  20. Perform all duties as assigned or required for maintenance of Program accreditation.
  21. Embrace and support Patient Centered Medical Home standards (see below PCMH).
  22. Embraces concept of life time learning and  maintained of board certification.

 

PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME (PCMH) REQUIREMENTS: Embrace, promote and maintain the PCMH patient centered principles of:

  1. Empanelment
  2. Continuous and Team-based Healing Relationships
  3. Patient-centered Interactions
  4. Engaged Leadership with a patient focus
  5. Quality Improvement (QI) strategy that is inclusive and dynamic
  6. Enhanced Access
  7. Care Coordination
  8. Organized, evidence-based Care

To realize these principles, core faculty maintain communication between CHC leadership, CHC departments and outside agencies and respond to the needs of others in a prompt and respectful manner.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

All Core Faculty must demonstrate:

  1. The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and utilize good listening skills.
  2. The ability to work effectively in a collaborative team based work environment, including the ability to positively receive and give constructive feedback.
  3. The ability to provide high quality patient care and excellent customer service for patients and internal customers.
  4. Cultural awareness, sensitivity and competency, including the ability to successfully work with, and relate to, individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  5. Computer literacy.
  6. Excellent interpersonal communication.
  7. Management skills including delegation, problem solving, program development, budget management, team building and continuous Quality Improvement.
  8. Attention to detail.
  9. Organization skills and task prioritization.
  10. Creative/curious thinking.
  11. The ability to quickly adapt to changing situations.

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. MD or DO physician hired by CHC to fulfill the job requirement described above.
  2. Board certified in Family Medicine
  3. Washington State License.
  4. Ability to be credentialed on all major health insurance plans and affiliated hospitals.
  5. Successful National Practitioner Database background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 3 Years Residency Program teaching experience.
  2. Experience with the resident recruitment and match through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)
  3. Bilingual competence.
  4. Experience in Community Health settings.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands listed below are representative of the physical requirements necessary for physicians to successfully perform the essential functions of this assignment.

Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person, over the telephone or video.

Speaking: Ability to communicate clearly to patients/consumers in person and over the telephone or video.

Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.

Movement: Adequate physical ability sufficient to perform the requisite patient care, clinical and clerical services. Requires repetitive hand movements; manual dexterity; bending, reaching, standing, walking, squatting, and lifting not exceeding 25 lbs.

Contact Program Director, Carri Jo Timmer, for more information.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.