GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under general direction of Director/Psychiatrist, this employee provides comprehensive, coordinated primary and preventive health care to patients. This staff will interact as an agent with outside entities on occasion. Required to be familiar with, abide by, and enforce State of Arizona Behavioral Health and RBHA mandates, obligations, deliverables and company regulations. Coordinates patient needs with other resources, agencies, and / or other organizations providing behavioral health services to AHCCCS patients. Will provide documentation on all work performed into the patient information management system and maintain records in compliance with established recordkeeping systems. Provide comprehensive primary care for adults. May include care to children and special populations such as SMI or HIV depending on qualifications. Serve as preceptor to residents, medical students and advance practice nursing students. Attend monthly provider meetings. Remain current with standards of practice. Perform other duties or special projects as assigned by medical director.
Requires a thorough working knowledge of the State of Arizona Medical Board rules, regulations and standards with the ability to administer these rules, regulations and standards; must have a working knowledge of accepted personnel practices, company policies and guidelines and public education. Must possess extensive skills in:
Must have ability to deal professionally, tactfully and courteously with the public, other professionals, officials, company Executive Officers and staff. Must be able to expertly use or operate a personal computer keyboard, motor vehicle, telephone, and technical written reference materials.