Collaborative Physician-Full Remote-Must Reside in GA- Chart Reviews - 1099 PRN

Job Locations US-GA-Sandy Springs, GA
ID
2024-4371
Category
Clinical Operations
Type
Active/Part Time/Regular

Job Summary

The WellBe care model is a Physician Led Advanced Practice clinician driven geriatric care (care of older adults) team focused on the care of the frail, poly-chronic, elderly Medicare Advantage patients. This population is typically underserved and very challenged with access to care. To address these problems, we have elected to bring the care to the patient, instead of trying to bring the patient to the care. Care is provided throughout the entire continuum of care – from chronic care and urgent care in the home, to hospital, to skilled nursing facility, to assisted living, to palliative care, to end of life care. WellBe's physician/advanced practicing clinician led geriatric care teams’ partner with the patient’s primary care physician to provide concierge level geriatric medical care and social support in the home as well as delivering and coordinating across the entire care continuum.

Job Description

WellBe Senior Medical employs Advanced Nurse Practitioner(s) and other Advanced Practice Clinicians who are licensed and qualified in the State of pratice and who provide advanced practitioner services, including potentially prescriptive services, to patients of WellBe Senior Medical.  WellBe Senior Medical desires to engage an Associate Medical Director to supervise and provide collaboration services for WellBe Senior Medical as required under the State law of practice to the Advanced Practice Clinicians, and Associate Medical Director Physician desires to provide such supervision services in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and applicable law.  Associate Medical Director is agreeable to provide such services to WellBe Senior Medical, and hereby agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement.

 

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Responsible for their assigned APC staff (up to the max allowed per state: GA-4)

  • Provide collaboration services for WellBe Senior Medical as required under state law to the Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Associate Medical Director shall meet in person with the WellBe Advanced Practice Clinician at least quarterly to jointly review chart review findings, identify and discuss any opportunities for improvement, and discuss any outstanding patient care items.
  • During the entire course of this Agreement, Associate Medical Director must be available to the WellBe Advanced Practice Clinicians for any urgent consults related to the care of the WellBe Senior Medical patients. During times where Associate Medical Director cannot be available, Associate Medical Director shall coordinate with the Chief Medical Officer of WellBe Senior Medical for appropriate coverage during absence.
  • Associate Medical Director will, as permitted by applicable law and consistent with Associate Medical Director’s clinical judgment, order any necessary scheduled narcotic or other scheduled medications needed for WellBe patients in collaboration with the WellBe Senior Medical Advanced Practice Clinicians during the time said Advanced Practice Clinicians are awaiting appropriate credentials from the U.S. Governmental Drug Enforcement Agency.
  • Qualitative Review of 10% of the assigned APC’s charts on a quarterly basis. Charts shall be reviewed quarterly, and any addendums or supervisory findings made in a timely fashion or within three (3) business days of said supervisory findings. Said charts will be randomly selected by WellBe Senior Medical in accordance with the respective guidelines of the Medical Practice Act and will be forwarded to physician using an appropriately encrypted forum in compliance with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Job Requirements

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • Current and valid state medical license required 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be licensed and credentialed in the State as requested, including assisting with timely and responsive processing of all required licensing and credentialing paperwork
  • Associate Medical Director's license to practice medicine and prescribe in the State of or in any other jurisdiction has never been denied, terminated, suspended, probated, revoked, voluntarily relinquished under threat of disciplinary action, or restricted in any way.
  • Associate Medical Director meets all requirements to serve as a consulting physician pursuant to Medical Practice Act of the State and related regulations and guidance issued by the Medical Board and agrees to comply with all requirements, including executing a nurse protocol agreement (“Collaborative Agreement/Protocol”), maintaining documents and records, and providing and timely filing any reports as required pursuant to such laws.
  • Associate Medical Director is not and will not during the term of this Agreement supervise more Advanced Practice Clinicians than the number a single physician is permitted to supervise or collaborate with under State law. 

Work Conditions: 

  • Ability to sit for extended/prolonged periods
  • Ability to read and comprehend large amount infromation
  • Home Office Based
  • Visual acuity

 The preceding functions may not be comprehensive in scope regarding work performed by an employee assigned to this position classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of this position. Management also reserves the right to make reasonable accommodations so that a qualified employee(s) can perform the essential functions of this role.

 

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