STAFF PHYSICIAN
Washington, DC 
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Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

About Whitman-Walker Health

Whitman-Walker envisions a society where all persons are seen for who they are, treated with dignity and respect, and afforded equal opportunity to health and wellbeing. Through care, advocacy, research, and education, we empower all persons to live healthily, love openly, and achieve equality and inclusion. For over 50 years, we have been meeting the needs of our communities with the endless dedication of our diverse teams.

Job Summary

Provides medical evaluations and treatment for adult and adolescent patients with chronic and acute health issues. Uses their expertise in primary care to provide high-quality health care and medical education. Collaborates within a healthcare team to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. Comfortable working with diverse patients and staff. Provides services in accordance with Whitman-Walker Health's mission.

Primary Essential Duties
  • Performs and behaves in accordance with Whitman-Walker's mission, cultural norms, and core values of dignity, respect, affirmation, and humility.
  • Provides integrated, team-based clinical care in a state-of-the-art facility to a diverse patient population.
  • Treats patients using a high level of quality health care based on primary care standards of care.
  • Becomes an integrated part of a team approach to primary care.
  • Ensures coordinated medical, behavioral health addictions, legal, and nutritional care in a medical home model.
  • Interacts with patients using cultural sensitivity.
  • Provides and documents high-quality and efficient medical treatment to Whitman-Walker patients.
  • Evaluate and treat all patients with urgent and chronic medical conditions.
  • Performs physical examinations and other preventative health care.
  • Records patient data in medical records in accordance with Medicare and other payer rules and requirements.
  • Codes patient visits accurately using Medicare and other insurance standards.
  • Performs additional diagnostic and/or therapeutic clinical procedures as necessary.
  • Collaborates with external healthcare facilities to facilitate access to specialty and inpatient care.
  • Actively participates in educational activities related to HIV and primary care standards at Whitman-Walker and in the community.
  • Provides educational opportunities and is eager to supervise medical students, PA students, NP students, medical residents, and medical students.
  • Becomes actively involved in clinical case conferences and journal clubs.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities at Whitman-Walker.
  • Academic and other lecture opportunities will be available.
  • Assists the medical management in developing, reviewing, and updating medical services policies and protocols.
  • Helps develop new protocols and policies.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Reports to the Site Director
  • Primary contacts are with patients seeking medical treatment at Whitman-Walker Health.
  • Works closely with the patient care teams to provide the highest quality, collaborative health care.
  • Work is integrated between all WWH departments and outside agencies as clinically appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills, and Talents Required
  • Excellent knowledge of primary care guidelines and standards of care.
  • Excellent clinical and communication skills.
  • Able to provide culturally sensitive medical services to a diverse client population.
  • Easily applies knowledge and sensitivity to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues in healthcare.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations as it relates to health care.
  • Able to manage and delegate work in a fast-paced medical clinic.
  • Able to work collaboratively and respectfully with other members of the care team
Education and Experience Required
  • Medical Doctorate or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • License to practice medicine in Washington, DC.
  • Board certified or eligible in Family Practice, Medicine/Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine. Certification preferred.
  • Spanish language skills preferred.
  • 2 years of experience working with members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Expansive, Queer, Asexual, and Intersexed communities preferred.
  • 2 years of experience working with people living with HIV or issues related to HIV care preferred.
  • Ability to provide culturally sensitive medical services to a diverse client population
Physical Demands:
  • Lifting: No more than 20 lbs. and infrequently.
  • Movement: Standing and sitting for long periods.
  • Visual: Long periods on computer.
  • Concentration: Extended periods of engagement with computer systems where concentration is key to accuracy in data entry. Intermittent periods of engagement with a telephone system to respond to inquiries where concentration is key to task performance.
  • Communication: Direct and indirect communication. Written and verbal competency.

The above job description is designed to indicate a general sense of the duties and expectations of this position. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required. As the nature of our business demands change, so too, may the duties and responsibilities of this position. You may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.


Whitman-Walker is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants, its employees, or former employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or gender identity. For accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
175000.00 To 218750.00 (USD) Annually
Required Education
Doctorate
Required Experience
2+ years
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