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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 facilities. 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 Kingsport 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 PAC 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 Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant call team. Clinicians rotate backup call to the call team for occasional escalation needs in the local market and weekend day call.
Kingsport, Tennessee, is home to plenty of activities people of all ages can enjoy. For outdoor recreation visit Bays Mountain Adventure Ropes Course, an interactive ropes course that consists of challenge elements and a thrilling 300-foot zip line, or enjoy scenic views while getting active at Greenbelt Linear Park, an eight-mile linear paved-path park that connects Kingsport to historic sites. The Heritage Trail is a 1.8-mile trail around downtown Kingsport featuring 16 Historical Sites. Drop a line and fish at The Boatyard Riverfront Park or Allandale Mansion. Enjoy Kingsport’s annual summer concert series, Twilight Alive, on Friday nights on Broad Street from late May to August. Downtown Kingsport boasts a wide variety of shops that gives this very historic section of town a personality of its own. For big-name shopping brands, visit Fort Henry Mall, the only regional shopping mall serving Kingsport. Enjoy the multitude of things to do in Kingsport!
Tagged as: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Post Acute Care