Primary Care Physician - Columbus
Posted on: October 9, 2021
ChenMed is transforming healthcare
for seniors. We provide big answers to big problems in health care
is a full-risk primary care market leader with an innovative
philosophy, unique physician culture and end-to-end customized
technology. These things allow us to provide world-class primary
care and coordinated care to the most vulnerable population –
moderate- to low-income seniors who have complex chronic
Through our innovative operating
model, physician-led culture and empowering technology, we are able
to drive key quality and cost outcomes that create value for
patients, physicians and the overall health
system. Our model
allows us to practice medicine the way it should be practiced. By
recruiting focused physicians and reducing their doctor-to-patient
ratios, we increase patients’ “face time” during each monthly
appointment and help foster stronger doctor-patient relationships.
Our model also drives and enhances compliance with treatment
As a result of our efforts, our patients realize lower
hospital admissions. Their overwhelming response to our approach is
reflected in our aggressive, organic growth and net promoter scores
in the low to mid 90s, which is unheard of in any industry. Read
more about our results and the value of the ChenMed
As a company, we are making a difference in the lives of
seniors and the health care system overall.
- The PCP independently provides care for patients with acute and
chronic illnesses encountered in the older adult patient.
- The PCP will take full accountability for patient care and
outcomes and will appropriately seek consultation from specialists
when needed, though will still stay involved in, and be responsible
for, the detailed care of the patient.
- It is expected that the PCP will engage with the hospitalist
whenever one of their patients is in the hospital (regardless of
whether the hospitalist works for ChenMed or not).
- The PCP is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment,
management, education, health promotion and care coordination and
documentation for patients with acute and complex chronic health
- The PCP leads their care team consisting of care promoter
(medical assistant), care facilitator, and care coordinator for
patients able to come to the office.
- For patients that are unable to come to the office—in hospital,
SNF, LTC or homebound, PCP will engage with the transitional care
team and others including case managers, acute and
transitional-care physicians, and other resources that may be
available depending on the market.
- PCP will have an active role in the management of their center
and will help cover for other providers who may be out for various
reasons. It is also expected that each PCP will take an active role
as needed in recruiting patients for the center and additional
providers for the company.
- Performs other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &
Competencies for Success
- Availability and Accessibility for patients to build
trust from their patients. It is expected that PCP’s will make
themselves as available to their patients as possible by being open
and available for walk-in visits and answering phone calls and
messages in a timely manner.
- Service Orientation — PCP’s provide care that they would
want for a family member or for themselves to each patient at every
- Evidence Based Medicine — The PCP remains updated on
evidence-based medicine, but also recognizes that factors outside
of traditional medicine, like lifestyle and nutrition, have a large
impact on patient health outcomes. The PCP stays up to date on
clinical, nutritional, and lifestyle-based interventions to improve
- Physician Leadership is integral to good healthcare, so
the PCP must be willing to continuously work to develop and improve
leadership skills for the benefit of one’s patients, their team,
their center and the company.
- Quality — Our patients deserve the highest quality of
care. This requires a willingness to work with the care teams
towards achieving high quality outcomes and quality measures. At
the same time, PCPs will always be looking for ways to continuously
and systematically improve their practice of medicine and the
operations of their center.
- Influence — PCP’s must competently and compassionately
influence their patients, their teams, and themselves to achieve
the best outcomes.
- Self-Care — A PCP can take the best care for their
patients when they are adequately caring for themselves. That means
physically, mentally, socially and spiritually. Physician wellness
is important for sustainability and promoting the health of
physicians, staff, and patients.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word,
Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, plus a variety of other
word-processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and presentation
software as used in the company
- Ability and willingness to travel locally as needed in their
market, if applicable, nationally for initial training (2 weeks)
and then occasionally regionally and nationally for recruiting or
- Fluency in English, verbal and written. There may be jobs in
some centers that require fluency in other languages, and this will
be made known at the time of application.
- This job requires use and exercise of independent judgment
ChenMed, If you
are an innovative, entreprenuerial minded, over-achiever who is
extremely passionate in helping people and revolutionizing
Healthcare again, we are that dynamic and exciting company you are
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LinkedIn (ChenMed) as well! This way you can stay informed and up
to date on what’s happening around our organization and start your
path to becoming part of our FAMILY!
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