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Company: Kaiser Permanente The Southeast Permanente Medical Group
Location: Atlanta, GA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


We are seeking dynamic Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Rounder physicians for part-time positions who will be responsible for:

  • Rounding on Kaiser Permanente (KP) members at assigned contracted SNFs at least twice weekly to address medical needs and concerns, as well as help with care planning going forward
  • Assuring that the appropriate level of care is being provided and progress is being made towards goals, in a timely manner
  • Discussing goals of care, transition planning, and advanced directives/POLST, as appropriate
  • Attending meetings with SNF staff and KP Care Manager to assist with discussions of ongoing care planning, discharge planning and coordination of care for members
  • Coordinating appointment for evaluation by KP Specialists as needed for member during their stay at the SNF
  • Working with KP Care Manager and transitions team to facilitate timely post-discharge follow-up for members after discharge from SNF
  • Working with KP Quality Resource Management Department as needed to accomplish Regional goals
  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other KP providers, on-site KP Care Manager, contracted SNF medical and administrative staff, and transitions team
  • Assessing alignment of patient care goals with care provided by SNF staff, identify systems barriers, and escalate issues when appropriate
  • Anticipating and planning for needs between visits, including potential discharge planning
  • Timely documentation, discharge summaries, medicine reconciliation, etc. in KP HealthConnect
  • Participating in Departmental meetings
  • Obtaining and maintaining privileges at all assigned skilled nursing facilities
  • Ability to work weekends if necessary

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group (TSPMG) is one of Georgias largest independent, physician-owned, multi-specialty medical groups. More than 500 physicians and 150 associate practitioners work together in a unique integrated care model to provide high-quality care to over 300,000 Kaiser Permanente members. Care is delivered at 26 medical offices featuring state-of-the-art equipment, labs, imaging services, and pharmacies. We also provide surgical services and around the clock care at some of the areas top hospitals.

TSPMG offers a competitive salary, a generous retirement package, paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, long and short-term disability, relocation allowance, and more. We also offer numerous clinical and non-clinical learning opportunities and physician leadership development.

Atlanta, our home for more than 30 years, is a thriving metropolis that blends southern charm with modern art, music and culture. Learn more about our beautiful southern city at http://www.atlanta.com/.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We maintain a drug and nicotine free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Physician must be Board certified or Board eligible with Board certification within 24 months of eligibility
  • Internist, Family Practitioner, Hospitalist, Geriatrician or Palliative Care Physician with experience and interest in managing inpatients in a skilled nursing facility

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation:

  • Physician must be Board certified or Board eligible with Board certification within 24 months of eligibility

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