Primary Care Physician - Part Time

UCS Healthcare

Healthcare | Part Time | Onsite | West Des Moines

Posted: 12/4/23

Job Description

Provide medical care for patients of all ages who seek care at UCS Healthcare; including patients in more than one program or location including medication assisted treatment. Expected to operate in alignment with UCS Healthcare core values and act as a team player, providing patient centered services and striving to provide the highest level of care. Follow all Federal, State of Iowa, and agency policies and laws, including those pertaining to confidentiality, including HIPPA/42CFR part 2 and CARF requirements.

Deadline to Apply 11/19/24


1300 Woodland Ave

Essential Job Functions

Diagnose patient conditions using history, physical examination and indicated tests, and prescribe treatment as necessary to address their health concerns.

Address preventative care, including tests and vaccinations appropriate for a patient's age, history, and other pertinent variables.

Refer patients to other specialists or practitioners when necessary.

Coordinate services internally with physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, counselors, and therapists and utilize support staff as indicated.

Provide and coordinate emergency care to patients and staff as needed and make necessary referrals.

Perform initial patient screenings and patient history and physical examinations, including MAT physical exams.

Diagnose and treat acute infections, injuries, and illnesses.

Educating and guiding patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits.

Understanding the changes in health promotion throughout the aging process.

Performing diagnostic tests and screening evaluations.

Emphasizing preventative care and disease management.

Work with a diverse population of patients compassionately.

Analyze test data and determine the need for follow-up appointments and further treatment options.

Serve as the resource patients need for ongoing care information, counseling and provide guidance for any patients with critical conditions.

Order Medication as appropriate.

Deliver quality care while maintaining confidentiality.
Collect, record, and maintain patient information (including the medical history, examination, testing results and treatment plans) in a complete and timely manner with legible and complete documentation. Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.

Utilize EHR for documentation and E-prescribing as appropriate.

Documents in a timely, accurate and concise manner.

Completes and signs all notes in a timely manner.

Oversees nursing staff documentation and co-sign if needed.

Training and Education (10%)

Attend staffing, QA and other designated meetings.

Maintain all licensures, registrations and permits as required and participate in continuing medical education activities as required and in order to maintain and increase professional standards.

Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

Participate in agency trainings both as a learner and in ongoing educational health presentations to the staff.

Direct and coordinate activities of nurses and other medical staff and provide. technical and educational assistance in understanding a patient's medical problems.

Provide consultation to clinic staff for improvement in their work performance, which enhances overall quality service delivery.

Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members.


Current license as an MD or DO in the state of Iowa.

Other Formal Training

DEA CSA certificate.


Two years' experience working with addiction medicine.

About the Company

As a healthcare non-profit, we put people first. We pay for a vast majority of your health insurance premium as part of our robust benefits package. We provide real opportunities for advancement and growth while doing work that makes a difference in our communities. We are inclusive and firmly believe that bringing your authentic self to work improves teams and helps our clients thrive.

If you're seeking a workplace that aligns with your values, where your contributions are appreciated, and where you can make a tangible impact, consider joining our team rather than waiting for others to catch up with UCS Healthcare. Our team members tell us that they are grateful they did. Join us in our mission to create hope for healing and lifelong well-being.

Travel Required


Resume Required


Contact Person

Carley Huss

Deadline to Apply 11/19/24

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