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Primary Care Physician opening just north of Boston, MA - PACE model

Company: Britt Medical Search
Location: Lowell
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

A privately owned skilled nursing organization is looking for a BE/BC Internal / Family Medicine / Geriatric Physician in north Boston, MA to participate as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of care plans that meet the objectives, standards and policies of the PACE model of care. This is a full-time position, Monday- Friday 8-4 position; no nights, weekends or holidays!

  • 10-15 patients per day; dictate your own schedule
  • Patients hours 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. & out the door at 4 (Dr. needs to be at location at 8AM)
  • Interdisciplinary support team on-site
  • Paid Call; 1:15 rotation
  • Performs initial examinations of PACE applicants.
  • Completes periodic evaluations and annual physical examinations of the participants.
  • Evaluates participants for episodic visits, for acute illnesses and for follow-ups of hospitalizations.
  • Makes nursing home visits in accordance with the state nursing home requirements and as needed.
  • Makes home visits as needed acutely or in chronic situations when participants are home bound.
  • Participates in the PACE hospital rounding system and the on-call schedule.
  • Evaluates the needs of the participants and develops treatment plans in concert with the other members of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Provides appropriate health care teaching to patients, their families and caregivers, as well as to other members of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Frequent local travel. PACE Program Overview The program provides complete care through the PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model. From primary care to dentistry, nutritional counseling to physical therapy, we take a team approach to providing coordinated, comprehensive care, whether it's in the centers, patients homes, or a participating local hospital. Conveniently located PACE Centers are staffed to provide medical, socialization, social work, personal care, physical and occupational therapy services. From learning about nutrition to competing in stationary bike races from acquiring new gardening skills to sharpening old dance moves their PACE Center programs enrich the lives of participants. PACE services include, but aren t limited to:
    • Primary, specialty and emergency medical care
    • Home care including nursing, personal care, homemaking and meal preparation
    • Medications, medical equipment and supplies
    • Transportation and companion services
    • Adult Day Health Center including activities, exercise programs, meals
    • Physical and occupational therapy
    • Behavioral health, counseling and social work services
    • Assisted living and Nursing home care, including respite
    • Full dental care
    • Hearing Aides
    • Acupuncture, chiropractic care and other medically necessary treatments APPLY NOW or TEXT Job and email address to .

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