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Indian River Family Medicine Physician (MD/DO)

Location: Indian River
Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 54753

Description

Join our team and help improve lives!

Full-time

Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm; Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 4pm

Call: No call required

GENERAL SUMMARY

Otsego Memorial Hospital Medical Group-Indian River is seeking a Family Medicine physician to join a team of 1 family medicine physician, 1 pediatrician, and 3 advanced practice providers. In addition to primary care, the clinic offers part-time OB/GYN services, as well as full-time walk-in, radiology, and laboratory services. This is a Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital employed position.

ABOUT THE MUNSON PHYSICIAN NETWORK

Physicians & Advance Practice Providers Employed by or under a Professional Services Agreement with an Munson Healthcare entity.

NOTE: Does not include independent members of the medical staff

  • 550+ Physicians and Advance Practice Providers
  • >65 Practice Sites
  • Primary and Specialty Care
  • Inpatient and Ambulatory Care
  • $120M Net Revenue Annually
  • Area of Continued Strategic Growth for MHC

BENEFITS

Munson Healthcare offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

  • Competitive compensation and full benefits
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
  • Student loan repayment eligible
  • Relocation assistance
  • Savings & retirement plans, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance

STANDARDS OF CARE

  1. Manage chronic conditions and acute episodic illnesses and minor injuries, using best practices, i.e., evidence-based practice
  2. Obtain relevant health and medical histories from patients and/or caregivers
  3. Perform physical exams appropriate for age and history
  4. Identify medical and health risks and needs
  5. Order, conduct and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests
  6. Formulate the appropriate plan of care based on history, physical exam, clinical findings and any diagnostic findings
  7. Develop care plans and communicate plan to patient, their care giver, or family
  8. Perform procedures within the scope of expertise (e.g., I&Ds, suturing wound closure, etc.)
  9. Identify non-pharmacologic interventions and prescribe non-pharmacologic therapies; identify pharmacologic interventions and prescribe pharmacologic therapies
  10. Provide relevant patient education
  11. Make appropriate referrals to physicians and other health professionals and community agencies
  12. Participate in quality improvement review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans, helps disseminate findings and implement plans for improvement
  13. Serve as an educational resource for ancillary staff
  14. Complete and maintain written electronic records in a timely fashion and in compliance with MHC standards

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  1. Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.

 

  1. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson

 

  1. Promotes personal and patient safety.

 

  1. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

 

  1. Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital and its partners work together to provide superior quality care and promote community health. 

 

  1. Acknowledges safety is a self-responsibility. Knows physical requirements of the job and works within those guidelines. Performs job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques.  Plans actions to promote safety. Reports any unsafe situation/equipment according to hospital procedure.

 

  1. As a health care provider, primary responsibility of the physician is to promote and maintain health in all age populations; and to prevent disease and illness exacerbation.

 

  1. Assists in policy and procedure development for OMH Medical Group-Indian River operations and clinical interventions.

 

  1. Maintains visibility within the community as a primary health care provider. Serves as a role model to clinic staff, faculty, and the community at large.

 

  1. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Training: 

  • MD or DO
  • Successful completion of an approved U.S. Residency training program approved by the Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) of the American Medical Association, or the American Osteopathic Association or its equivalent.

Certification, Licensure, Registration:

  • Board eligible/certified for internal or family medicine practice in the State of Michigan

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate must apply for and be granted applicable clinical privileges through MHC’s credentialing processes before rendering services
  • Good judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to make quality, independent medical decisions.
  • Time management and organizational skills.

ABOUT MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Munson Healthcare is northern Michigan’s largest and leading healthcare system. Based in northern Michigan, our team of medical experts, award-winning hospitals, and related organizations serve people in 30 counties. Munson Healthcare is comprised of regional referral center Munson Medical Center (Traverse City) and 7 community hospitals: Cadillac Hospital (Cadillac), Charlevoix Hospital (Charlevoix), Grayling Hospital (Grayling), Kalkaska Memorial Health Center (Kalkaska), Manistee Hospital (Manistee), Otsego Memorial Hospital (Gaylord), and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital (Frankfort). Across the system there are 694 licensed acute care beds and 212 licensed long-term care beds. Most of the region’s 540,000 residents can receive comprehensive quality care in or near their local community with access to sophisticated diagnostic technology such as 3D tomography, advanced cancer and heart treatments, and the latest robotic technology, stereotactic radiosurgery, and non-invasive surgical procedures.

COMMUNITY

Home to over 90 inland lakes and situated near scenic forests, trails, and golf courses, Gaylord naturally cultivates great work-life balance. Warm summers and snowy winters make Gaylord a year-round playground with recreational opportunities in all 4 seasons. With its neighborly small-town ambiance, Gaylord is an ideal place to both live and raise a family.  Gaylord boasts good public and private schools, affordable housing, and plenty of shopping and restaurants. This lively community hosts many fun festivals and events, including the Wings Over Northern Michigan Air Show and the time-honored Gaylord Alpenfest.

As a non-profit healthcare system, Munson Healthcare provides more than $60 million annually in:

  • Community Education
  • Free, discounted and unreimbursed healthcare services
  • Healthcare programs

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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