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Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Healthcare - Physician
17637 Co Rd M
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The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks two Family Physicians to provide integrated primary health care to individuals at Fort Lyon Health Center (FLHC) located at 30999 CR15, Las Animas, OR Stout Street Health Center (SSHC) located at 2135 Stout Street, Denver. These positions report to the Medical Director of Integrated Health Services.Qualified candidates are eligible for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. Licensed health care providers may earn up to $50,000 toward student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment at an NHSC-approved site through this program. Coalition BenefitsIn addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own health coverage, and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. Were proud to offer same- and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage;Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;A variety of voluntary, employee-funded, supplemental insurance plans to choose from;Extensive paid time-off, including 10 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.Essential Job Functions1.Provide direct, high-quality, primary medical care to FLHC/SSHC patients; maintains and enhances a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice; and continually strives to improve the quality of care at FLHC/SSHC.2.Supervise and collaborate with NP and PA staff by co-signing charts daily, helping direct diagnostic and therapeutic plans in difficult cases, and being available for consultation whenever necessary.3.Collaborate with other members of the multidisciplinary health care team to identify and address the complex issues which may adversely impact the health of homeless clients.4.Participate as an effective team member in the provision of medical and health care.5.Facilitate client participation in self-care by providing information and choices in a non-judgmental, respectful manner.6.Take initiative when appropriate to determine ways to deliver health care in a more compassionate, expedited, user-friendly manner.7.Maximize community linkages while acting as advocate for patients.8.Help to recruit, train, support, and provide evaluation feedback of the medical staff as needed.9.Provide clinical precepting opportunities for providers in training as scheduling allows, and as approved by the Medical Director.10.Complete all credentialing and privileging requirements of the Coalition.11.With the Medical Director and other staff, participate in Quality Improvement and Peer Review activities reviews to provide on-going quality assurance for the clinic.12.Maintain Continuing Medical Education and other requirements to keep licensure current.13.Maintain EHR core competencies.Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Application InstructionsCover letters and rsums/CVs should be submitted by e-mail to . Attach documents in either Microsoft Word (.doc) or portable document format (.pdf). In the subject line of your e-mail, include the name of the position (in bold, at the top of this posting).Rsums without a cover letter may not be considered. In addition to information about qualifications, applicants must describe their interest in helping homeless people and should include language describing their understanding of the causes of homelessness. Please indicate where you first saw this job posting in your cover letter.The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.
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