Get Care Now Physician, Night Shift - Remote
Company: Washington Permanente Medical Group
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led,
self-governed and independent multi-specialty group practice,
providing care to the more than 700,000 Kaiser Permanente patients
in Washington state. We work unencumbered by traditional health
care obstacles and without silos; prioritizing people over profits,
collaboration over ego, and driven by a singular goal: our
patients' health. At WPMG, we take care of the whole person, with a
team to address the fundamental, social, and emotional needs that
contribute to total health. We are clinicians motivated by the
desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve,
and in how health care is delivered.
Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking
Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine trained physicians to join
our WPMG Get Care Now team for the night shift. The shifts are 9pm
As a condition of employment, all clinicians and employees are
required to verify COVID-19 vaccination status. As part of the
pre-boarding process and before starting work, you will be required
to verify your vaccination status and will be provided an
opportunity to apply for an accommodation based on a religious or
medical reason, if needed.
The Get Care Now Clinician provides "on-demand" video and phone
telehealth visits to members who are able to launch these
encounters from their Kaiser MyChart site or application. The
clinician may also participate in the design of and staffing for
new member-facing video-on-demand service. The position may also be
asked to participate in other Solution Center functions to support
patient care in the department, including real-time consultations
to RN staff, backing up Care Chat with online text-based patient
care, e-visits, and reviewing lab and radiology results.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides patient care "on-demand" via video and phone to members
who are able to launch these encounters from their Kaiser
Participates in problem-solving of consumer complaints.
Actively participates in initiatives to increase patient access.
May also participate in the design of and staffing for new
member-facing video-on-demand service.
Arranges to follow up as needed and not where unnecessary
Partners with patients in the management of care.
Ensures all pertinent patient care information is documented in the
patient medical record in accordance with current standards and
masters the appropriate technology to perform tasks.
Promotes the use and understanding of evidence-based medicine to
provide high-quality service to patients.
Complies with all state and federal regulations, in addition to
KPWA practice and compliance standards.
Seeks and offers appropriate and timely consultations consistent
Orders medication within the prescriptive authority and promotes
the use of the KP formulary.
Orders referrals, lab, pharmacy, and radiology tests
May be asked to participate in other Solution Center functions,
including but not limited to:
o Provide real-time consultations to CNS RN staff related to the
appropriate triage for and treatment of consumers who call the
Consulting Nurse Service.
o Back up Care Chat doing online text-based patient care during
o Complete e-visits.
o Review and act upon laboratory and radiology results.
Practices in accordance with WPMG and KFHPWA approved procedures,
guidelines, and protocols
Actively works to learn and apply new skills
Understands and incorporates concepts of evidence-based medicine
and resource stewardship
Willing to try new things and participate in LEAN improvement
efforts supports clinical initiatives, and other process
Ensure an optimal clinical experience for the patients throughout
the episode of care and with service-oriented coordination of care,
where patients come first.
Ensure specialty referrals are appropriate for the diagnosis and
meet the guidelines in Quick Care Guides for each specialty.
Seek or provide appropriate consultation with colleagues.
Provides after-hours critical lab and radiology consultations.
Demonstrates knowledge of and participates in KP business
Regularly attends and participates in team meetings.
Supports goals of the department.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Teamwork and Collaboration
Advanced Clinician Communication skills with patients and
peers/coworkers in a virtual work environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, clinicians,
families, nursing, and all levels of clinical staff.
Demonstrates flexibility and ability to work effectively as a team
Ability to work shifts as scheduled, which includes working with
colleagues in the staffing/working of all shifts; shifts may vary,
and include weekends, and holidays. Night shifts are a future
Knowledge of and continued exposure to process flows and care
coordination across KPWA Care Delivery are essential.
Demonstrates consistent and reliable diagnostic and therapeutic
Knowledge of virtual visit exam skills
Understanding of virtual visit etiquette
Demonstrates ability to virtually assess patients and resolve
medical problems to the greatest extent safely appropriate
Ability to work with ambiguity when following evidence-based
guidelines and safety standards
Ability to use and understand the resources available at various KP
facilities and become familiar with the level of care available at
Ability to become familiar with resources available to KPWA members
outside the Core service areas and advise the use of in-network
Ability to use and maintain electronic medical records in a manner
that protects the confidentiality of the patient and ensures the
security of medical records.
Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
In our local communities and across the nation, Kaiser Permanente
sets the standard for respectful care. With multicultural staff,
equity, inclusion, and diversity councils, medical interpretation
resources, outreach efforts, educational programs, and more, Kaiser
Permanente puts people first in our medical centers and beyond.
As part of Kaiser Permanente, Washington Permanente Medical Group
(WPMG) seeks to create equity in our communities, eliminate health
disparities, and always put patients-the heart of everything we
Following the guidelines in our National Diversity Agenda, every
member of our team strives to:
* Provide culturally responsive and appropriate medical care to
improve the health and satisfaction of all people in our
increasingly diverse membership
* Recruit and retain clinicians and staff that enhance our
* Grow our membership by providing exceptional service and clinical
care to all communities in our region
Creating a diverse workforce, an inclusive environment, and
equitable opportunity for employment, growth, and advancement are
deeply linked to our mission, our business, and our economic
future. WPMG continues to add programs that build and maintain a
workplace where we engage with our members, communities, and each
other-with dignity, respect, and cultural understanding.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As part of our commitment to our employees and the members and
patients we serve, we integrate diversity into all aspects of our
operations. Maintaining a workforce with industry-leading levels of
diversity through deliberate planning, development, and outreach is
critical to fulfilling...
About UsWashington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a
clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialty group
practice, providing c...
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