Family Practice Physician - West Chicago Suburbs

Aurora, IL 60505

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Family Medicine Job Number: 26604

Job Description

  • The family practice physician provides health assessment and direct care to patients as part of the provider team providing services to patients
Primary Functions:
  • Understands and follows “Mission Statement”, “Code of Ethics”, organizational policies, and structure.
  • Provides primary care using generally accepted standards of practice. The physician develops a plan of care for each patient, including complete history, physical examination, diagnosis, appropriate treatment and /or referral, used all available resources in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.
  • Hospitalizes as needed any patient requiring in-patient care. Provides primary care during the hospitalization. A physician without active or courtesy hospital staff credentialing and privileging will require the authorization of the Medical Director.
  • Confers with consulting physicians, midlevel providers, nurses, support staff, patients, and families concerning treatment and care of patients. Makes appropriate specialty and sub-specialty referrals, but maintains responsibility, assuring continuing of care
  • Participates in regular call coverage.
  • Participates in health promotion/disease prevention activities. Stresses the importance of preventive health care measures.
  • Supports mid-level providers in supervision and consultation.
  • Participates in quality improvement/assurance activities.
  • Attends and participates in activities as requested.
  • Attends mandatory inservices and meetings.
  • Completes records in adequate professional detail, and in a timely and legible manner.
  • Maintains and acquires knowledge and skills to perform required duties to meet all hospital, state, organizational and licensure requirements.
    • Unencumbered license to practice medicine in Illinois as an MD/DO.
    • Qualified in Basic Life Support.
    • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified.
  • Located 35 miles west of Chicago, Aurora is the second largest city in Illinois with a population of 200,456.  

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