Join a team of dynamic, results oriented professionals! TeamHealth has been named among “The World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune Magazine, “America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies” by Forbes magazine, and among “Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
As a post-acute care medical director and primary care physician you will be a part of an integrated care team providing primary care services in post-acute care facilities including skilled nursing and assisted living. Our patient population includes long-term care, short-term rehab, memory care, and clinically complex patients and residents.
Our physicians are responsible for driving high quality, safe and cost effective care of patients in our local post-acute care communities. You will work on an interdisciplinary team rounding on all patients as medically necessary as required by CMS.
This includes but is not limited to H&P, admission, progress, transfer, discharge, and acute/follow up. You will also work with the facility to transfer patients to the level and site of care most appropriate for their medical needs upon discharge including returning to home, independent living centers, assisted living, and/or memory care. Our clinicians work closely with hospice, palliative care, and home care agencies to ensure a safe transition home. Our clinicians are also responsible for timely documentation and billing through our EMR (Gehrimed) that meets Medicare guidelines.
As a TeamHealth post-acute medical director, you will provide oversight, guidance, and mentorship to our clinicians within your facilities. In this role, you will conduct clinical case reviews as needed and share tools, information, and guidelines as they relate to quality of care, represent TeamHealth on appropriate external levels identifying, engaging and establishing/maintaining relationships within the healthcare community, and collaborate with clinicians, hospital leaders and others regarding multidisciplinary care and services for patients. Other responsibilities will be to collaborate with leadership to review care coordination initiatives, develop collaborative intervention plans, and share ideas about network management issues and perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
The Birmingham facilities are beautiful – top of the line! They offer a mix of short and long term patients, with a higher volume of short term rehabilitation.
TeamHealth will help you develop a collaborative team approach between the facilities clinical team, supervising physician in the market, and additional service providers in wound care, behavioral health, or infectious disease specialist both locally and nationally. TeamHealth is the largest post-acute care provider in the nation, with resources to support you grow a strong practice and give your flexibility in your work/life balance.
If you have a background in providing primary care in internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, urgent care, physiatry, PM&R or geriatrics this could be a great fit for you.
The typical schedule is Monday through Friday with flexible daily hours. We have an overnight call service provided 7pm to 7am by our advanced practice clinician call team. Clinicians rotate backup call to the call team for occasional escalation needs in the local market and weekend day call.
Our compensation is a productivity based model with a base salary for full-time clinicians that offers autonomy and control to maximize your income potential.
All clinicians receive unlimited clinical education support specific to post-acute care both in-person and through various virtual platforms that allow you to receive CEUs, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, PTO, and professional liability insurance with tail. We are offering an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing segments in healthcare.
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With a population of more than one million people, Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama situated in the center of the state near the Talladega National Forest and Tuscaloosa, home of the University of Alabama. Visit the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum or one of the city’s notable Civil Rights landmarks and museums. Another attraction of note is the city’s growing culinary scene; pair fantastic eats with a brewery tour to explore the region’s many local brewing companies. Add to all these perks an affordable coast of living and easy access to exciting destinations like Atlanta, the Gulf Coast, Chattanooga and more!
Tagged as: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Post Acute Care