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Company: CVS Health
Location: IL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

Job Description
The VPC (Virtual Primary Care) Physician is responsible for ensuring that patients in the CVS Health "Virtual" Primary Care Practice receive high quality, accessible and clinically rigorous care.

This is a Full Time Work from Home position from any of the States listed in the Central Region.

We are hiring two (2) VPC Physicians for the Central Region. The VPC Physician must be licensed in at least one (1) of the Central Region States currently and be able to obtain licenses in multiple states as soon as possible.

The Central Region includes the following States:

ND / SD/ NE / KS / OK / TX / MN / IN / MO / LA / WI / IL / KY / TN / MS / AL / AR

Reporting to the CVS Health / MinuteClinic Senior Medical Director (Virtual Primary Care), the Physician will provide direct patient care and lead a virtual multi-disciplinary health care team including Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).

They will have responsibility incorporating new products and technologies and delivering high quality care.

As a VPC Physician you will support the implementation, development and oversight of key clinical programs while working closely with Senior Medical Directors and external networks (vendors, key opinion leaders, etc.).

The VPC Physician will demonstrate proficiency in practice, planning, and self-direction in goal setting. Candidates must be board-certified in Family Practice or Internal Medicine with clinical leadership experience and have administrative capabilities.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Support the clinical and administrative leadership for the new Virtual Primary Care division of CVS Health.
• Manage the virtual multidisciplinary health care teams providing comprehensive primary care to a panel of patients
• Supervise of advanced practice clinicians when appropriate and abide by all associated rules and regulations
• Escalation point for the health care delivery team

2. Focus on patient safety and experience, quality, accurate coding, cost containment, and enhanced patient access to care
• Work closely with the CVS patient safety organization and other internal quality assurance bodies to ensure the safety of clinical care delivered at CVS Health.
• Adheres to privacy, compliance, quality, and other regulatory standards of CVS Health

3. Actively participates in practice quality improvement plans and evaluation of practice performance metrics.
• Support professional practice or APRNs and review evidence-based guidelines in primary care with APRNs and staff.
• Participates in identification and implementation of new health technologies, products and service programs
• Provides feedback on ways to improve workflows and tooling to reflect best care practices

4. Provide direct patient care to a subset of patients and be responsible for the clinical care delivered by the health care team.
• Provides and manages remote patient care with strong diagnostic acumen, using audio and visual technology to complete patient examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans. Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures
• Delivers holistic, patient-centered care with continuity as one of the primary care physicians
• Communicates effectively and compassionately through audio visual consultations with patients and can address patient concerns through these media
• Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
• Educates patients on the risks and benefits of treatments ensuring the patient is a part of the decision-making process
• Participates in the development of care plans and drive successful outcomes

Required Qualifications
Certification & Licensing:

Medical Degree (MD or DO) and Board Certification in a Primary Care Specialty: Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

Current and on-going licensure to practice medicine in at least one state with ability to get additional licenses as needed

Drug Enforcement Agency certification

The VPC Physician will need to meet the MinuteClinic credentialing standards

Required Skills & Other Qualifications:

• Completion of a Medical Residency in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
• 10+ years of clinical practice experience
• Clinical and administrative leadership experience in a medical group or telemedicine company
• Experience collaborating with other clinicians in a highly matrixed organization
• Ability to work collaboratively and virtually
• Knowledge of and experience with managed care systems including quality assurance, utilization management, risk management, quality improvement, population health and disease management programs
• Familiarity with the community care delivery environment
• Strong talent development acumen and ability to build and lead high performing clinical teams
• Demonstrated success creating and leading clinical systems improvement impacting HEDIS/ healthcare quality, navigating information systems technology
• Excellent problem-solving capabilities in ambiguous situations and with incomplete information is required
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and resolve conflicts in a timely manner
• Consensus builder who leads through influence and is an effective communicator
Essential Functions:
• Ability to manage a virtual multi-disciplinary health care team including Nurse Practitioners, RNs, LVNs and Pharmacists.
• Provides and manages remote patient care with strong diagnostic acumen, using audio and visual technology to complete patient examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
• Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

Preferred Qualifications
N/A

Education
Medical Degree (MD or DO) and Board Certification in a Primary Care Specialty: Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

Business Overview
Bring your heart to CVS Health
Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.

Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day.
CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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