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Primary Care Physician

Company: Leticia M. Uwedjojevwe, M.D.
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description LETICIA M UWEDJOJEVWE MD CORP POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Physician Department: Adult REPORTS TO: DR. LETICIA UWEDOJEVWE Date: 05/2022 SUMMARY OF POSITION A Doctor, or Physician, will be responsible for promoting the health and safety of our patients by providing proactive treatment and diagnosis. His/her duties include speaking with patients to address their health concerns, conducting physical examination to ensure our patients--- health and administering vaccinations for common illnesses or allergies. Physician shall provide outpatient primary health care to acute and chronically ill stable adult patients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1.- INITIAL EVALUATION: The physician as the Primary Care Provider (PCP) who has been assigned to the patient, generally on the basis of Patient choice or rotation shall see the patient at the earliest opportunity. His/her responsibilities are to: Take care of the patient---s immediate medical needs. Undertake medical evaluation, including history and physical examination, laboratory, X-ray, referrals, or other diagnostic studies. Evaluate the patient and develop a problem list. Develop treatment objectives and plans. Initial treatment orders and procedures. Educate and counsel patients to promote positive health behaviors and diseases prevention. Work closely with clinical staff in coordination and obtaining needed services for patients and families. Consult with the Director of Adult Medicine as necessary. Perform additional duties as assigned. 2.- CONTINUING CARE: The PCP will make every effort to follow through personally with the patients he/she evaluated initially. Patients will be asked to return for further services as often as necessary and by appointment whenever possible. By the first visit, the PCP will complete and maintain a problem list to be keep in each patient---s medical record. 3.- RECORDING OF PATIENT---S PROGRESS, PROCEDURES, AND OTHER MATTERS: A visit will be recorded, and the chart note accepted in the ECW in same day of the appointment finish. Notes should: Reflet changes in a patient---s condition and other significant information. Include documentation of pertinent history, review of systems and physical exam Indicate studies performed and that results are reviewed and discusses with the patient Reflect provider---s though processes as to the patient---s problem, diagnosis, and treatment. Document the need for continuing services and the appropriateness of diagnostic evaluations and treatment plans. Include referrals to specialty clinic services as determined to be medically necessary Specify medications prescribed by the provider Reflect any pertinent attitudes or behavior on the part of the patient or family towards any aspect of care. Include notation of the need for routine and preventive services such as screening tests, periodic laboratory examinations related to chronic disease care, and immunizations. Results (including but not limited to labs, radiology results, consult notes, outside records) received by the provider should be attended to within 1 day, with acutely abnormal result attended to more urgently. On Call notes should be entered into the patient---s chart in the same day. Use, protects, and discloses EPFMC patients--- protected health information (PHI) only accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) standards. 4.- PHYSICAL PATIENT COMMUNICATION: The patient shall be informed by the PCP as to the general nature of his/her medical problem, the general prognosis and the nature and purpose of the treatment and procedures that are contemplated. Appropriate instructions in self-care shall be given by the PCP and/or the nursing staff to the patient and documented int patients medical records. Physician interactions with patients and families are to be always courteous and professional 5.- COMPLIANCE WITH PRODUCTIVITY AND DOCUMENTATION STANDARS Ensure productivity standards are met. Goal 15 --- 20 patients to be seen in an average 8- hours day. Complete all documentation, coding and data collection meet schedule and accuracy requirements for ECW data collection purposes. 6.- SUPERVISION: While in clinic, physician is expected to provide supervision and consultation to mid-levels providers, NP, interns, and students in training as needed. EQUIPMENT & SOFTWARE OPERATION This incumbent in this position may operate any/all of the following equipment: Telephone, cell phone, fax, scanner, computer, printer and related equipment, copy machine, audio-visual equipment, Computer software may include any or all of the following: Microsoft office, Internet Explorer or comparable programs, Adobe reader and E-Clinical Work (ECW) For E-Clinical Work system we can train POSITION REQUIREMENTS: These specification are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines. TO PERFORM EFFECTIVELY IN THIS POSITION, THE INCUMBENT MUST HAVE: 1.- Must have a current license to practive medicine in the State of California. 2.- Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice 3-Must have a current DEA License 4.- Must be bilingual English/Spanish 5.- Must possess a current CPR Certification 6.- Must be able to work in interdisciplinary team setting 7.- Effective communication and interpersonal skills with patients and families 8.- Experience in working with Electronic Medical Records, preferred 9.- Timely completion of continuing education necessary to meet state licensure.

Keywords: Leticia M. Uwedjojevwe, M.D., Chula Vista , Primary Care Physician, Healthcare , Chula Vista, California

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