Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Medical Group  

Sub-Division: EMG -Employee  

Req ID:  19465 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Varied 


EMG is affiliated with Eskenazi Health and employs physician and advanced practice providers who support the Eskenazi Health system. A multi-specialty provider group, it strives to be a leading primary care provider serving all patients regardless of ability to pay or condition of health while advancing medicine through teaching and research.

Eskenazi Health is one of American's largest safety net health systems with more than 1 million outpatient visits each year. Partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana. In addition to the 327-bed hospital located on its downtown Indianapolis campus, Eskenazi Health provides services at 10 federally qualified health care centers and multiple mental health sites and residential facilities located throughout Indianapolis. Eskenazi Health is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been highlighted as one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years.

Indianapolis offers affordable housing, excellent schools and a wealth of entertainment options, including a variety of amateur and professional sports teams, dynamic museums, live theater productions, symphony and opera concerts, a wide variety of shopping options and restaurants, and numerous outdoor festivals, as well as the famous Indy 500 race each May.

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Job Role Summary

A Primary Care Physician of Eskenazi Medical Group (EMG) and Eskenazi Health Center Inc. (EHC), provides the full scope of services which fall under individual field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance. In addition, a Primary Care Physician is a member of the Eskenazi Health Center team. In that capacity they are expected to be committed to the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Center and work collaboratively to achieve them.

It is the responsibility of the Primary Care Physician to model and uphold the mission, vision and standard of performance within the health center. The Primary Care Physician must be cognizant of, and comply with, all Center policies and procedures, EMG employment requirements and procedures as well as pertinent state and federal regulations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Clinical Practice and Education

1.    Obtains health history and perform examinations
2.    Diagnoses and directs counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment
3.    Prescribes medication in accordance with Indiana statute and professional guidelines
4.    Performs minor procedures in accordance with professional credentialing
5.    Arranges referral for patients requiring services outside of the scope of Primary Care, including transfer to inpatient care
6.    Reviews In-Basket each work day and addresses time sensitive patient information with appropriate urgency.
7.    Initiates coverage of assignments and ensures continuity of care prior to anticipated absences
8.    Complies with EH medical staff bylaws, all applicable EH, EHC, EMG requirements, policies and procedures, and EH Infection Control plan.
9.    Participates in all required EH, EHC, and EMG meetings.
10.    Assists in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
11.    Actively supports and participates in all quality of care, performance improvement, and patient safety activities
12.    Actively supports the achievement of identified performance and quality metrics including but limited to cycle time, capacity utilization, no show rates, missed opportunities, and patients per hour.
13.    Supports patient experience and customer services initiatives, uses AIDET, and assure all patient interactions are professional
14.    Assures patients are efficiently seen and dispositioned to assure their needs are met or exceeded
15.    Accurately and consistently completes and attests notes from patient visits, signs and closes encounters preferably within 24 hours, but absolutely within 72 hours of the encounter
16.    Meets the requirements and deadlines for all provider mandates from EH, EHC, and EMG, including but not necessarily limited to required CME hours, completion of annual PPD, annual flu shot, and any mandatory training assignments
17.    When requested by leadership, represents EMG and/or EHC, and/or EH on assigned internal and external committees, task forces, commissions, agencies and promotional or public relations efforts regarding EH’s primary care clinical affairs
18.    Maintains flexibility (or availability) for the appropriate number of patient appointments in accordance with individual clinical FTEE. Is flexible to changing schedules to ensure access for essential patient needs
19.    Works closely with the CPE or Medical Director for practice quality and performance requirements 

Job Requirements


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Committed to EMG’s mission and values
•    Demonstrates a philosophy of collaboration and teamwork; an appreciation of the importance of the clinical team, and what nursing, patient care departments and operations brings to the patient care endeavor, and the strength of that clinical partnership
•    The ability to understand and mediate the concerns of others
•    Is adaptable and promotes the concepts of people working together versus individual performance
•    Demonstrates commitment to the underserved
•    Ability to assess system and patients’ needs and function autonomously to develop and implement programs to improve patient care
•    Demonstrates leadership abilities by serving as a mentor to influence patient outcomes
•    Ability to review/critique pertinent research literature related to specialty areas and promotes evidence based practices to improve patient care
•    Demonstrates excellent communication skills related to team development, group process, conflict management and negotiations

Minimum Qualifications, Training, and Experience

1.    Current licensure as an MD to practice in the State of Indiana by the State Board of Medical Examiners.
2.    Current DEA, CSR Registration
3.    Board Eligible or Boards Certified in physician specialty. If Board Eligible at the time of hire, must be Board Certified within 3 years of hire date
4.    Insurability (malpractice)
5.    Current BLS or PALS
6.    Must be able to meet and maintain current Eskenazi Health credentialing and privileging requirements.

Eskenazi Health has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2018 list of "150 Great Places to Work In Health Care."  This is the 3rd year in a row now that EH has received this honor. 

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis