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Job Title: Physician
Location: Baltimore, MD United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 03/09/2018
Expire Date: 05/09/2018
Job Categories: Medical
Job Description
The Physician is an independent health care provider who, working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, is responsible for providing medical services services to the adult, geriatric and pediatric patients of Health Care for the Homeless. This role’s primary duties are assessment, diagnosis and treatment of homeless individuals at both outreach and clinic sites. This role reports to the Director of Internal Medicine.


Effectively provide clinical services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and referral
Effectively provide quality chronic, preventive, acute and outreach care based on established standards of care
Actively participate on an integrated, multidisciplinary team to develop and implement an integrated treatment plan, within the context of an individual or family’s unique social needs, as well as contribute to interdisciplinary case conferences on an ongoing basis
Accurately complete documentation of services in the electronic medical record
Models and reinforces the Health Care for the Homeless “core values” of dignity, authenticity, hope, justice, passion and balance
Actively participates in performance improvement activities and advocacy activities that support the mission of HCH
Protects our client’s personal health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant Health Care related IT security regulations
Performs other duties on an as-needed basis
Qualifications & Requirements
Graduate of an accredited school of medicine
Possesses a registered physician’s license in Maryland
Possesses CDS and DEA licenses
BLS CPR certification

1-2 years of direct clinical care experience, preferably working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting
Direct client care experience with populations similar to clients of Health Care for the Homeless; experience in a community or public health setting working with the underserved is preferred
Comfortable working with homeless and/or low-income individuals and families

Excellent interpersonal skills to interact and maintain relationships with a wide range of personalities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated proficiency with EMRs
Able to cope with interruptions, be flexible, and be a team player
Flexible approach, working with several cross-disciplinary teams in a collaborative style
Culturally sensitive working with staff and clients from diverse backgrounds
Able to work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset and sometimes hostile individuals


Must be able to stand and walk continuously throughout the shift
Able to move frequently throughout the day, including sitting and standing for long periods of time, bending and lifting up to ten pounds at least three times per day
Must be willing and able to work in outreach sites
May be exposed to infectious disease with little likelihood of harm if established procedures are followed
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Contact Information
Contact Email:kbonney@hchmd.org
Company Description:
Health Care for the Homeless is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We comply with state and federal employment practice laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of an applicant’s age, race, creed, national origin, religion, gender, disability or sexual preference.
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