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Provides direct patient care to ambulatory patients.
Provides oversight of medical care delivery by clinical staff
through direct supervision of the medical clinicians including goal
setting, performance of chart audits and completion of regular
performance reviews in coordination with Lead Clinicians. Serves as
mentor and manages the resolution of practice related problems of
Provides professional oversight for advanced practice nurses’
collaborative practice agreements.
Assures adequacy of physician assistant to physician supervision
Serves in rotation for after-hours call system.
Management of Quality of Medical Care
With support from CMO leads strategic initiatives.
Participates in strategic planning as requested.
Responsible for supervision and mentoring of Lead
Actively participates in the performance improvement program and
monitors quality and appropriateness of care including:
Review of patient satisfaction results.
Review of patient complaints regarding clinical care.
Review of clinical performance measures.
Medical record reviews (chart audits).
Annual Peer Review Process with assistance from Lead
Initiates and leads PI activities as needed for compliance with
Initiates and leads PI activities as determined from on the job
Any other clinical peer review processes.
Participates in the PI Leadership Committee; leads the Clinical
With assistance from Lead Clinicians, incorporates results of
performance improvement and other activities into the performance
review and credentialing process for individual clinicians.
With assistance from Lead Clinicians, assures participation of
clinicians in performance improvement and PCMH activities.
Actively works to promote integration amongst all PHC
disciplines—Medical (between primary care and specialty), Dental,
Behavioral Health, Pharmacy, The Project and Homeless Support
Supports an environment in which medical clinicians abide by the
ethics of the medical profession, all applicable federal, state and
local laws and ordinances and PHC policies.
Works with Lead Clinicians and clinicians in meeting PCMH
standards in collaboration with the Chief Quality Officer.
Participates in the selection, development or updating of
medical care policies, protocols and procedures.
Participates in Iowa PCA and/or Iowa Health + committee(s) and
implementation of recommendations
Operational efficiency of Organization
Participates in establishing medical clinician productivity
benchmarks and targets for the organization.
In conjunction with Clinic Directors, monitors unit and
clinician productivity and addresses issues.
In conjunction with Director of Clinic Operations, Monitors
ancillary services utilization.
Participates in developing the annual operating budget as it
relates to visit projections and provider staffing levels;
appropriately controls the approved resources.
Presents financial reports to clinicians with support from
Provides clinician support for diagnostic and E&M coding
Responsible for the recruitment, orientation and training of
Responsible for the orientation and training of medical
Provides coaching, feedback and evaluation for medical
In conjunction with Lead Clinicians and with input from
clinicians, responsible for providing opportunities for ongoing
education of clinicians and for updating/educating on clinical
guidelines, secures specialty support when needed for education or
In conjunction with HR, responsible for clinician engagement and
Participates in the credentialing and privileging of medical
staff. Responsible for Provider Performed Microscopy compliance
with assistance from Lead Clinicians.
Leads the medical clinician meetings.
Assures appropriate clinician representation on various
committees (e.g. Clinical Quality Subcommittee, EMR steering
committee, Standing Orders, Iowa Health +).
Approves student affiliation agreements and student rotations
for medical students, Physician Assistant students, Nurse
Practitioner students, and medical residents; responsible for
overall performance of clinical students in the health center.
Participates in the completion of reporting and onsite visits
for HRSA grants, Joint Commission and FTCA as requested. In
conjunction with CMO, is responsible for compliance with these
In conjunction with CMO and Compliance Director, assists with
response to FTCA claims.
Participates in completion of other grants as requested.
Attends other meetings in the absence of the CMO or as
Maintains confidentiality of PHC and patient information as
Attends appropriate PHC meetings, as requested.
Provides community outreach activities of the CMO in his/her
Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduate of an accredited
medical school, an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, or an
approved Nurse Practitioner program.
Experience: Two years’ experience in appropriate field of
Licensed Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathic
Medicine (D.O.), Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner in the
state of Iowa.
Board Certified as appropriate for license/specialty (Family
Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics). Physicians must be
board certified within five years of residency completion.
Current registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement
Administration (DEA) and Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners
*Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers
Certification recognized by the American Heart Association.
*Current Mandatory Reporter Training: Child and Dependent Adult
Abuse recognized by the Iowa Department of Public Health.
* Must be obtained with Introductory Period if not current
Typical Work Hours This position typically works 40 hours per
week. The schedule for this position will vary and could include a
mix of days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position will
include roughly 50% of time spent seeing patients and 50% spent on
Compensation can range from $167,200-$250,800 dependent on
education and experience.
This position is eligible for PHC’s benefit package. Visit
www.phciowa.org/careers for a summary of PHC’s benefits.