Primary Care Physician (PCP) DC- Expert
Graduation with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or osteopathy from a medical school approved or recognized by the Pennsylvania Medical Licensing Board or the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Licensing Board and completion of an approved U.S. Residency training program in the allopathic medical specialties of family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, or certification in the osteopathic field of general practice. Annual successful completion of 50 hours of continuing medical education approved by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association as appropriate, in the previous 12 months, and three (3) years'post-residency experience with substantial emphasis on primary care. Possession of a current license to practice medicine in Pennsylvania issued by the Pennsylvania Medical Licensing Board, or Osteopathic Medicine Licensing Board and possession of a current certificate to prescribe medication from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.
Basic computer skills to include, but not limited, to Microsoft Office Products Ability to utilize a computer for order entry and/or prognosis notes.
This is professional medical work in the primary medical care and treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities. A resource may serve as a primary care practitioner providing medical care and treatment services in a Commonwealth facility for individuals with a mental or physical injury or illness, dysfunctional behavior and/or a developmental disability.
Work includes responsibility for maintaining the continuity of the health care and medical treatments and guiding individuals and their interdisciplinary habilitative treatment team members in formulating and implementing comprehensive individual habilitative care and treatment program plans.
A resource may oversee clinical operations and may assign and direct the work of other professionals and nonprofessional nursing care staff.
Work is generally performed with limited or no direct professional supervision but is subject to review by a clinical and/or administrative supervisor through consultation, review of individual case histories, staff reports and personal inspections.