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Physician, Family Practice

Company: Honor Community Health
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile: Honor Community Health is a 501c3 Federally Qualified Health Center. We provide integrated, affordable and quality primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to vulnerable populations of Oakland County, regardless of ability to pay. *NOTE: All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine.


Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the full-time, exempt Physician, Family Practice (PCP) is a foundational member of a high performing integrated health care team. The PCP is responsible for providing high quality primary medical care in partnership and collaboration with HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTHs integrated practice team, in support of HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTHs mission of delivery comprehensive integrated care to vulnerable populations of Oakland County. The PCP is responsible to the CMO for clinical quality and outcomes, as well as productivity. The PCP will adhere to HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH policies and procedures in accordance with the policies established by Honor Community Health. The PCP will work collaboratively to create and maintain a culture of excellence and dedication to providing compassionate and high quality health care to residents and the community.

Essential Functions :

  • Provide patient-orientated, evidence-based, comprehensive, integrated primary care for HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH patients of all ages though out their life cycle for HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH patients, in accordance with HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH policy and procedure, and HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH recognized evidence based practice guidelines.
  • Obtain a complete history, perform a physical examination and provide a professional diagnosis and treatment plan as part of evaluation and management of a patient presenting with specific medical problem(s) or concern(s). Evaluate and treat acute and chronic illness, including developing a treatment plan and assisting with coordination of care.
  • Document patient care encounters (i.e. history and physicals, patient and patient-related communication both during and after hours, etc.) in an accurate and timely manner in the patients electronic medical records.
  • Make appropriate referrals to both internal and external specialties within the organization and/or to non-organizational specialties, when such referrals are medically necessary. Provide consultation to mid-level providers such as Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs), Physician Assistants (PAs), Resident Physicians on as needed basis.
  • Work collaboratively with members of the health care team, including but not limited to Podiatrists, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs), Physician Assistants (PAs), Medical Office Assistants (MOAs), Resident Physicians, Medical Students and physicians from other specialties.
  • Prescribe medication(s) in accordance with Michigan statute and professional practice guidelines.
  • Perform minor surgical procedures.
  • Review and sign-off on all incoming reports (e.g. lab, imaging) and follow-up in a timely manner.
  • In partnership with HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH behavioral health and dental professionals and staff, embrace and apply the HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH integrated primary care model.
  • Assist the CMO in establishing medical policies, and evaluating current practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in meetings such as monthly clinician/provider, all-staff, peer review, quality improvement and assurance meetings, grand rounds, family conferences, huddles, etc. Participate on the HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH Quality Committee; assist in development of quality improvement policies and procedures.
  • Recommend changes in all clinical areas, and/or in general areas to improve patient flow, medical records, billing practices, and appointment practices. Responsible for direction and supervision of clinical staff, as assigned by CMO.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and activities as directed by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Participate in the implementation of and follow Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home guidelines. Participate in peer review process, providing expert and unbiased review of peer physicians and/or mid-level providers.
  • Provide after-hours telephone coverage, as assigned by CMO. Adhere to HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTHs established productivity standards.
  • Develop and foster relationships with various community partners including but not limited to Community Mental Health core provider agencies, local health departments, local hospital networks, etc.


    • Graduate of accredited medical school and satisfactorily completed an ACGME-accredited training program in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.

      • Must be board certified at hire and will be expected to maintain appropriate American Board of Medical Specialty (ABMS) board certification, licensure, and membership in professional organizations.
      • Must have unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan.
      • Eligible to obtain and maintain a federal (DEA) and state narcotic registration.
      • Eligible for hospital privileges. Eligible to obtain and maintain credentials as a Medicaid and Medicare provider.

        • A minimum of 1-2 years of progressive experience as a clinician.
        • Experience with Federally Qualified Health Centers is desired.
        • CPT and ICD coding experience.
        • Knowledge of and experience with electronic health records (EHR) systems.


          Honor Community Health offers competitive wages, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401k, National Health Service Corp, and Public Loan Forgiveness.

          • Remote Interview Process
          • Person protective equipment provided or required
          • Temperature screenings
          • Social distancing guidelines in place
          • Virtual meetings
          • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

            HOW TO APPLY:

            Applicants can submit a resume through the applicant tracking system and MUST complete the employee application form found

            Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal records check and reference check.


            The diversity of our people and patients is one of our greatest strengths, and and inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver the best services to our employee and patients. Honor Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

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