Virtual Primary Care Physician - Part Time (14632)

Virtual Primary Care Physician - Part Time (14632)

Intermountain Healthcare | Salt Lake City, UT, 84107, US
Salary Range:$128,000 – $256,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Job Description:

A Virtual Primary Care (VPC) Advanced Practice Provider works remotely to provide convenient, responsive, digitally enabled care for a panel of "telehealth-first" primary care patients. Providers currently serve patients in the Canyons region; expansion to the desert region is coming soon, with multi-state licensing assistance available. Creative problem solving is highly valued in VPC; Virtual Primary Care providers will be integral to developing and expanding Intermountain's primary care telehealth services. An ideal VPC provider candidate will feel comfortable with Intermountain's video visit platform, have a compassionate web-side manner, and be committed to translating the Fundamentals of Extraordinary Care from the brick-and-mortar setting to their virtual practice.

This role reports clinically to the Primary Care Teleservices AMD and operationally to Telehealth leadership.

* Job Essentials

Clinical Practice:

* Perform patient assessment to obtain a complete and accurate record of the patient's clinical information and medical symptoms.
* Order tests to obtain additional information needed to ensure proper and complete care of patient.

Based on assessment, determine a plan of care according to Intermountain guidelines.

* Appropriately triage, treat and coordinate the care of patients presenting for Telehealth evaluation consistent with appropriate prescriptive practices, Intermountain Healthcare guidelines, and generally accepted standards of care.
* Triage patients, when necessary, to a more appropriate location/level of care.

Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care.

* Code and bill accurately per established protocol and procedure. Ensure that records are detailed and complete, and comply with related standards and regulations.
* Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedural care as defined by Scope of Practice.
* Assess patient to identify opportunities to coordinate, collaborate and integrate care within the broader Intermountain network and community.
* Understand performance, proper use, and documentation of CLIA-waived point of care testing and Telehealth equipment.
* Represent Intermountain as a high quality, patient-oriented healthcare system.
* Provide cost-effective treatments aligned with Intermountain standards as applicable.


* Conduct, coordinate, and promote education to increase the knowledge of patient, patient family, and others.
* Provide appropriate instruction based on patient needs to support the continuum of care and medical home.
* Stay abreast of current trends in telehealth and healthcare practices, and participate in continuing medical education to ensure optimal clinical knowledge and effective patient care skill.
* Assist in education/promotion of Connect Care/telehealth technology, clinical application, and proper use to patients and Intermountain clinicians and staff.


* Coordinate and collaborate patient care efforts with other care providers.
* Communicate clinical information promptly, accurately, thoroughly, and appropriately to other providers of patient care.
* Collaborate with other care providers in the effective sharing of practice expertise.
* Operate under appropriate clinical supervision based on advanced degree, regulatory requirements, and Intermountain Healthcare practice patterns.

Utilize on-call physician resources appropriately.


* Participate in research and utilize evidence-based practice to promote quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards.
* Support professional development through research processes.
* Assist in the planning, development, implementation and coordination of Telehealth activities (potentially including making recommendations for program changes, development/implementation/coordination of new clinical areas, development of outcome and quality measures.

Minimum Qualifications
* Current Licensure as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree. Education must be obtained through an ACGME

or AOA accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

* Active Utah Medical Licensure, or in process of obtaining licensure.
* -2 years experience with virtual visits in a primary care setting
* Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
* -Has demonstrated engagement and interest in population health management
* Preferred Qualifications
* -Experience working in a complex healthcare system
* -Leadership experience in telehealth delivery and/or population health management

Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V.

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Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V

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Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

Clinical competencies: Adult and pediatric care, women's health, triage, patient education.

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Communication written and verbal skills (comfortable on camera, calm, empathic).

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Flexibility, problem-solving skills, ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (Spanish preferred).

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2 years of clinical experience in a relevant setting.

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Prior experience with Telehealth or similar technology.

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Familiarity/comfort with documentation in Intermountain Healthcare EMRs (HELP2/iCentra).

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.


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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$7.25 - $999.99

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