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Geriatrician - Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN

Requisition #

61092BR

Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

16-Jan-2020

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

SCT - Complex Care

Hours Per Week

20

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Home Care Services provides skilled medical care for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 30 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 61092
  • Evaluation and management of geriatric patients in their home. Physician will partner with team Nurse practitioners to provide primary care to patients. Care coordination with the interdisciplinary Complex Care Program team, including regular attendance at interdisciplinary team meetings. Complete advanced care planning with all patients in conjunction with collaborating Nurse Practitioners.
  • Visit expectations will be discussed with Complex Care Program operations manager and interdisciplinary care team. Visit frequency is determined by patient need and risk/complexity. The nurse practitioner and physician will share a case load.
  • Physicians are expected to be available to their collaborative Nurse practitioner partners via phone M-F.
  • Regular communication given whenever there is a significant change in condition or at an interval agreed to.
  • Willingness to participate in team call.
  • Complete advanced care planning with all patients in conjunction with collaborating nurse practitioner.
  • Knowledge and active management of Complex Care for Seniors quality metrics.
  • Close charts in 72 hours of visit.
  • Maintain regular and consistent hours.
  • Become knowledgeable and understand protocols for ordering labs, medications/immunizations, and imaging.
  • Understand regulations that govern care.
  • Review and actively work to improve quality goals.
  • Behavior is friendly, professional and positive in all interactions.
  • Functions as a collaborative member with nurse practitioners, clinical assistants, triage, interdisciplinary team, and administrative staff.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, read Senior Health communications, and participate in advancing strategic goals.
  • Meet visit and panel expectations set for the practice.

Education

  • This position requires a Medical Doctorate degree (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) or foreign equivalent from an approved school of medicine

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Must have demonstrated experience in designated specialty area

Licensure/Certifications

  • Must have current, unrestricted Minnesota State Medical Licensure
  • Must be board certified or be eligible for board certification within designated specialty
  • Board Eligible/Board Certified (BE/BC) in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Geriatric Medicine
  • Minnesota Medical License required
  • Must have a valid drivers license

Work Schedule

Visit schedule Monday through Friday

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

 

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

61092BR
Physician