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Location: Lowell
Posted on: November 20, 2022

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*SUMMARY**: *Physician is responsible for the medical care, treatment and education of patients within the scope of their specialty throughout their life cycles, for their hospitalization and referral if necessary; also, for establishing and maintaining minimum standards of care and for the supervision and education of all other providers in regard to direct patient care.*EXPERIENCE**: *Must have completed full residency training as required by the specialty and be BE/BC*SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS**: *Must possess MCSR and DEA numbers to dispense restricted medications.*SPECIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**: ** Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population. Secures history and physical examination of patient in outpatient service.* Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.* Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.* As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.* Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.* Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.* Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.* Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.* Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.* Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.* Effective verbal and written communication skills.* Ability to supervise, advise and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.* Demonstrates understanding and commitment of mission and values of the health center.* Utilizes laboratory and diagnostic services as necessary.* Performs emergency treatment in cases of serious illness or injury.* Seeks outside advice and consultation as necessary; refers for medical surgical or other adjunct services those patients requiring specialty consultation, or for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment.* Participates in preventive medicine activities such as immunization, disease detection and prevention.* Assumes "on call" responsibility for hospital and outpatient service.* Participates in regular medical component meetings.* Ability to work both independently and in a team.* Fulfills the expectations of the physician contract.* Other job-related duties as assigned.***MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**: ** Medical Degree (MD or DO)* Board certification/eligibility in Family Practice* Current and valid licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine* Current DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance licensure for prescriptive authority* Eligible for unrestricted health center and hospital privileges at facilities utilized by the health center* Current CPR Certificate*SUPERVISION RECEIVED**: *Program guidance and administrative supervision are received from the Chief Medical Officer; professional guidance is received from peers, or higher trained specialist if available.*SUPERVISION EXERCISED**: *Professional supervision to the assigned staff of mid-level practitioners, nurse and students._Lowell Community Health Center offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits program includes 4 weeks of vacation; sick, personal and paid holidays, health insurance, company paid life and long term disability, 403B, flexible spending accounts and reimbursement for license renewal and continuing education._We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.*CARING FOR LOWELL. CARING FOR YOU*Location: 161 JACKSON ST., Lowell, MA 01852Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, Lowell , Physician, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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