Geriatrics Primary Care Physician (0.7 FTE Geriatrics Primary Care/ 0.3 Medical Director at SLF)

Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 01, 2020
Closes
Jul 01, 2020
Specialty
Geriatrics, Managerial
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Overview
A full-time Physician dedicated to Capital Caring Health’s new expansion of the Geriatrics Primary Care service line. This Physician will focus primarily within the Greater Falls Church, VA area at Senior Living Communities and the surrounding areas. The Physician will spend approximately 70% of time dedicated to primary care for older adults and approximately 30% of time dedicated to serving as a Medical Director in an senior living facility setting.

Join a dynamic team dedicated to:

Our Mission

Provide Patients and Their Families with Advanced Illness Care of the Highest Quality.

Our Vision

Be the Best Provider of Advanced Illness Care and the Best Place to Work in Healthcare.

Our Values

Put Patients and Families First
Always Do the Right Thing
Respect Everyone

Location: Position may be flexible between locations and settings to include: Arlington, VA (inpatient unit at Halquist Memorial inpatient unit) and Fairfax, VA.

Employment with Capital Caring Health comes with outstanding benefits and a competitive salary package.

Come join an organization that is the leader of advanced illness care for over 40 years.

Responsibilities
When the physician functions in the Primary Care/Geriatrics environment, s/he serves in the attending physician role, making house calls, office primary care and possibly hospital visits, to seriously ill patients and their families. The physician is part of an interdisciplinary team (IDT) and coordinates the plan of care. S/he shares with other medical staff the responsibility for quality of care provided to patients receiving Primary Care/Geriatrics Services.

Specific Primary Care/Geriatrics services provided include: 1) Comprehensive diagnosis and management of patients with advanced illness and disability, 2) Coordination of all needed medications, equipment, urgent and acute care, rehabilitative, palliative, specialty and social services.

Qualifications
Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Virginia and/or the District of Columbia as dictated by job responsibilities and regional assignments.

DEA and State Controlled Substances Registration in above jurisdictions.

A licensed physician (Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy) from an accredited school.

Board certification in a related specialty; certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is preferred.

3-5 years of related experience and/or a Palliative Care Fellowship preferred. Expertise in the medical care of terminally ill individuals required.

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