Geriatric Physician

PACE Greater New Orleans
New Orleans
Louisiana US
Job Category: 
Physician
Type: 
Employee
Setting: 
Other
Status: 
Full Time
Location: 
New Orleans , LA
Salary: 
Annual Salary from $160,000 to $215,000
Posting Date: 
August 9, 2017
Expiration Date: 
September 9, 2017
Qualifications: 

Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred. At least two to three years experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Must have a current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment.

Description: 

Preferred abilities include medical care knowledge and skills essential for caring for frail elderly; communication (oral, written); computer literacy; teamwork.

As a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary team, the primary care physician is responsible for the following:

  • Regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the medical, functional, and psychosocial condition of each participant
  • Remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers
  • Documenting changes of a participant’s condition in the participant’s medical record consistent with documentation policies established by the medical director

Each primary care physician is responsible for the following:

  • Managing a participant’s medical situations
  • Overseeing a participant’s use of medical specialists and inpatient care
  • An initial comprehensive assessment including a comprehensive history and physical
  • Participation in the development of a plan of care
  • Periodic reassessments on a semi-annual basis or as a participant’s condition dictates

Unscheduled reassessments take place either due to a change in participant status or at the request of the participant or designated representative

Responsibilities: 

In addition, physician must be able to deliver service to patients and fellow employees with compassion in a responsive, courteous and concerned manner in accordance with PACE Great New Orleans policies and procedures.

Application Submission: 

Please submit resume to wmarkase@ccano.org.