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Primary Care Physician Opening!

Thu, February 02, 2021

JOB POSTING

Whiteside County Community Health Clinic is seeking a primary care physician for our growing practice.

                                   

Job Type:      Full-time/80 hours per pay period                              Deadline to Apply: February 26, 2021

Pay:                Competitive Salary

Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary care to patients of Whiteside County Community Health Clinic
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals through a team approach for consultation, case management and referral where appropriate in a holistic and culturally appropriate manner
  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health conditions and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene, etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
  • Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants and nurses to form a high performing team
  • Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists, etc.)
  • Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations, or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes)
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
  • Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars and follow all standards of practice

Qualifications:

  • D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school and Licensure by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
  • Board certified in primary care (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Care)
  • Current license in the State of Illinois

Skills:

  • Proven experience as a physician in primary care
  • Able to provide health care in a sensitive, nonjudgmental manner to persons of all economic levels and cultural backgrounds
  • Able to independently examine, diagnose and treat clients according to scope of practice
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
  • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology
  • Broad knowledge of common medications, side effects and contraindications
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Respect for patient’s confidentiality
  • Compassionate and approachable

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • IMRF retirement plan
  • CEU stipend
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Student loan forgiveness through NHSC
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Monday – Friday day shift schedule
  • No hospital rounds

Qualities sought:

Must have a positive attitude, strong, steady work ethic, ability to maintain confidentiality, dependability, flexibility, and strong interpersonal skills.

Whiteside County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

Submit resume to Human Resources by February 26, 2021

@ 1300 W 2nd St, Rock Falls IL 61071-1005 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

815-626-2230 ext. 1442

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