Evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients in an outpatient clinic setting.
• Performs medical assessments of patients; establishes and monitors a medically appropriate level of care for patients; encourages health education and preventive medical care, where appropriate.
• Collects appropriate histories of patients with medical problems, maintains accurate and up-to-date medical records and prepares reports as required.
• Counsels on medical and/or psychological problems; may counsel patients on personal problems and health measures; refers patients for medical and/or other treatment, when appropriate.
• Consults with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatments for patients requiring services beyond those available at the clinic.
• Works with Counseling Services staff in cases presenting with mental health problems.
• Reviews history, examination, and treatment plans made by Physician Assistants.
• Ensures compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.
• Stays current on developments in the field of medicine; responsible for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education.
• Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
• Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience: M.D./O.D. from an accredited medical school; AND three (3) years of family medical residency experience.
Required certificates, license and registrations:
• Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.
• Valid license from the New Mexico Medical Board
• Valid DEA license for Schedule 2, 2N,3, 3N,4, and 5
• Valid New Mexico Controlled Substance Registration