Family Medicine Physician in Elko, NV, US

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Nevada Health Centers

The Physician is responsible for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and injuries in a Family Practice model setting; provides comprehensive, outpatient medical services for individuals and families on a continuing basis. Responsible for Medical Assistant (MA) clinical supervision and continuing verification of the MA’s clinical skills competency. Additionally, at certain sites, the physician is responsible for dispensing pharmaceuticals from the clinic dispensary; may serve as lab director for CLIA waived tests performed in the clinic.

We offer our providers a competitive salary and benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, additional insurance purchase options, and professional liability coverage under the Federal Tort Claim Act. In addition, our FQHC status offers loan repayment scholarship eligibility through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).

Performs patient assessmentsDiagnoses and treats a variety of diseases and injuriesPerforms a variety of procedures in the clinicElicits and records informationOrders or executes various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s conditionAnalyzes reports and findings of tests and exams, and diagnoses condition of patientAdministers, prescribes and dispenses treatments and medicationsInoculates and vaccinates patientsPromotes health by educating the patient regarding diet, hygiene and prevention of diseaseProvides prenatal care; delivers babies in emergencies onlyReports births, deaths and outbreak of contagious diseases to governmental authoritiesRefers patients to consultant services as neededPerforms surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competencyMay provide clinical services via tele-health (including direct-to-consumer)Conducts physical exams for school, jobs or eligibility for insurance coverageInforms patient and patient family of risks associated with procedures and assures signatures are obtained in accordance with NVHC policy and proceduresProvides emotional support, compassion and is sympathetic to patient needsProvides emergency medical servicesDoes triage for walk-ins, call-ins and urgent patientsReviews and follows up all abnormal lab resultsReviews charts on all “no-shows” and cancelled appointments per NVHC policy and procedure

Graduate of an accredited medical school and Board Certified in a specific medical specialty or have completed residency and be Board Eligible. Must be licensed in the State of Nevada.