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Physician Opportunities: House Calls
The Physician for the House Calls program visits patients that cannot get out of their home, Assisted Living Facility or Independent Living Facility due to medical reasons; the Physician will be responsible to complete assessments, admission to program and review of plan of care execution. The Physician will directly oversee medication management, reconciliation and medication order placement for patients assigned to their service (patient census).
The Physician will serve as the patient's Primary Care Physician, completing the H & P, ROS, Plan of Care and signs off on death certificates when required. The collaborating ARNP/PA's work in partnership with the Physician to sustain care plans and complete the follow up visits, while the physician actively manages new admits, new presenting problems, interventions and discharges. Shares call back coverage with SNF team and House calls team.
This physician will have Family/Internal medicine background geared towards the geriatric patient. He or she will enjoy making a true connection with the patient and enjoy variable complexity when treating patients.
We are currently seeking physicians who have a passion for medicine to join our multispecialty physician group that consists of more than 548 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced providers. We have access to leading edge equipment and technology connectivity with hospitals and outpatient centers through EPIC-the premier electronic health record (EHR) system.
If you would like to discuss this position in more detail please email Jennifer Kuhn, Physician Recruiter at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is the fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.