Family Practice Physician
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Job Type Full-time
Job Status Interviewing
Date Posted Wednesday, 24 September 2008
Location Clarksville
Duration
Company Information Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
1035 14th Avenue North
Nashville , TN 37208
Website: http://www,mwchc.org
Job Description

Examine patients by inspection, palpitation, percussion, auscultation, and other means; using stethoscopes, sphygmomanometers, and other instruments to determine the presence of disease, disorders, or injuries; works wit patient to establish preventative health practices.

 

Interview patients to determine the significant medical history of presenting problems; accurately, and legibly, document patient medical history

 

Order and/or perform various tests/analysts, and x-ray examinations to determine the nature, extent and duration of disease, disorder, or injury

 

Prescribe and/or administer inoculations, vaccinations, and other medications and/or treatments

 

Record diagnoses, diseases, treatments and other memoranda according to established procedure

 

Initiate the medical aspects of family planning at the patient’s request

 

Instruct, counsel and advise patients and parents concerning hygiene and methods of the prevention of disease, disorders and injury

 

Consult with and refer patients to cardiology, dermatology, gynecology, internal medicine, obstetrics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pathology, podiatry, psychiatry, neurology, proctology, radiology, surgery, and/or other specialties.

 

Collaborate with the Nutritionist and Social Worker in counseling patients and parents in the application of the principles of nutrition and hygiene including the selection and preparation of food and the management of the home

 

Admit and follow patients in the hospital and maintain hospital privileges in good standing

 

Serve on committees including, but not limited to, Quality Improvement or Pharmacy and Therapeutics as assigned

 

Report births, deaths, and notable diseases to public health authorities

 

Participate in the On-Call Schedule

 

Provides supervision for mid-level Providers

 

 

Qualifications MD Degree from an accredited school of Medicine including the successful completion of internship or residency programs in one of the Primary Care specialties. Must be board-eligible; Board Certification is preferred. Clinical Practice expertise is desirable. 2 years of Obstetrics experience is required. Must hold a valid Medical License in the State of Tennessee, which must be maintained throughout employment
How to Apply Applications are accepted Monday Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

Matthew Walker offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits such as Medical, Dental, Life, Short Term Disability, 401K, Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays.

Matthew Walker is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Email Resume To mjones@mwchc.org
Contact Info Maria Teresa Jones
Contact Phone: 615 340-1270
Contact Email: mjones@mwchc.org

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