Family Medicine Physician Job at Nevada Health Centers, Inc., Elko, NV

  • Nevada Health Centers, Inc.
  • Elko, NV

Job Description

The Physician is responsible for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and injuries in a Family Practice model setting; provides comprehensive, outpatient medical services for individuals and families on a continuing basis. Responsible for Medical Assistant (MA) clinical supervision and continuing verification of the MA's clinical skills competency. Additionally, at certain sites, the physician is responsible for dispensing pharmaceuticals from the clinic dispensary; may serve as lab director for CLIA waived tests performed in the clinic.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, additional insurance purchase options, and professional liability coverage under the Federal Tort Claim Act. In addition, our FQHC status offers loan repayment scholarship eligibility through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). We have a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score of 19, which allows us to be highly considered for the loan repayment programs.

  • Performs patient assessments
  • Diagnoses and treats a variety of diseases and injuries
  • Performs a variety of procedures in the clinic
  • Elicits and records information
  • Orders or executes various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition
  • Analyzes reports and findings of tests and exams, and diagnoses condition of patient
  • Administers, prescribes and dispenses treatments and medications
  • Inoculates and vaccinates patients
  • Promotes health by educating the patient regarding diet, hygiene and prevention of disease
  • Provides prenatal care; delivers babies in emergencies only
  • Reports births, deaths and outbreak of contagious diseases to governmental authorities
  • Refers patients to consultant services as needed
  • Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency
  • May provide clinical services via tele-health (including direct-to-consumer)
  • Conducts physical exams for school, jobs or eligibility for insurance coverage
  • Informs patient and patient family of risks associated with procedures and assures signatures are obtained in accordance with NVHC policy and procedures
  • Provides emotional support, compassion and is sympathetic to patient needs
  • Provides emergency medical services
  • Does triage for walk-ins, call-ins and urgent patients
  • Reviews and follows up all abnormal lab results
  • Reviews charts on all “no-shows” and cancelled appointments per NVHC policy and procedure

Graduate of an accredited medical school and Board Certified in a specific medical specialty or have completed residency and be Board Eligible. Must be licensed in the State of Nevada.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Immediate start,

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