Primary Care Job Description

Primary Care Job Description

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Primary care provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for patients.

Primary Care Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective primary care job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included primary care job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Documenting necessary information in patient’s electronic medical record
Examine, obtain medical history and treat acute and chronic illnesses
Keeps medical records in accordance to procedures and forms
Keeps rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies
Any other duties relating to the business operation of the medical practice that may be assigned by the physician(s) or practice office manager
Performing and accurately records screening tests (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, weight, EKG, vision, hearing) to patients of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups
Establishing a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, friends, and families
Identifying individual and community problems and making appropriate referrals in coordination with team members
Participating in patient counseling and education activities related to primary health care, HIV/STD prevention and treatment, child/adult health maintenance, perinatal and family planning
Updating the practice management information system with all necessary clinical information for each patient prior to close of business day

Primary Care Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Primary Care

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DEA, CA, BLS, CPR, ACLS, AAMA, IV, AHA, CMA

Education for Primary Care

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the primary care job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Education, Nursing, Graduate, Medical Education, Medical, Science, Nursing Education

Skills for Primary Care

Desired skills for primary care include:

Pharmacy industry and skills in clinical
Medical terminology
Compliance with all company policies
Obeying all traffic laws
Applicable competitors
Therapeutic conditions and treatment protocols

Desired experience for primary care includes:

Maintain board certification
Registered Nurse currently licensed in Maine or eligible
At least 3 years of nursing experience in Acute Care Setting/Med-Surg
Internal Medicine nursing experience desired
Prior experience in Primary Care setting, Emergency Department or Urgent Care Setting desired
Requires excellent documentation and nursing assessment skills

Primary Care Examples


Primary Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of primary care. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for primary care
  • Collaborates with Site Medical Director and Clinic Manager
  • Provide medical information, advice and health care teaching to patients and their families in person and via the telephone
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions, including use of prescriptive authority and referral to other healthcare providers or community resources
  • Preparing and maintains documentation in compliance with Joint Commission standards and applicable City, State and Federal laws
  • Administering medications and treatments as authorized by the provider
  • Assisting health team in follow-up of missed appointments and non-complaint patients by telephone and mail
  • Reviewing patient record one-day prior to scheduled visit to ensure chart preparedness
  • Populate all medication administration history
  • Conducts patient interview, pre-registers/registers, collects demographic and financial data
  • May room and interview patients to obtain health and physical information
Qualifications for primary care
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a changing and challenging environment
  • Demonstrate ability to triage patient problems and direct care appropriately
  • Ability to work independently and be an active member of our patient care team
  • None to 1 year
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Internal Medicine or Family Practice
  • Family Medicine nursing experience desired

Primary Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of primary care. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for primary care
  • Medical history
  • Medical evaluations
  • Utilizes various software and online verification systems for screening and to obtain authorization and referrals and required regulatory documentation
  • Manages the day to day operations of the physician practice, including front and back office functions
  • Deploys and uses Marketing and Sales promotional materials and programmes
  • Allocates resources effectively for sampling, programmes, events
  • To build relationships and work effectively with customers, with a key focus on clinical customers, but also managing relationships with Community Pharmacy, Practice Nurses
  • Develops and applies understanding of customer organisations and networks, and of diverse influencing factors that affect customer decisions
  • Accountable for delivering outreach and care management services to chronic care patients
  • Evaluating patients who have utilized the Emergency Room or been an inpatient for high risk management program
Qualifications for primary care
  • Licensure/ Driver's license may be required
  • Associate's Degree preferred or equivalent management experience within a physician site practice preferred
  • At least 3 years of nursing experience in Acute Care Setting
  • Pediatric Medicine nursing experience desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or appropriate certification preferred
  • Knowledge and behaviors required to meet age specific patient needs

Primary Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a primary care. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for primary care
  • Supporting the objective and goals of Accountable Care
  • Gain a broad understanding of the responsibilities of the Marketing capability in a pharmaceutical company, the over-arching pharmaceutical business landscape
  • High level of skill in communication, organising and planning
  • High level of determination and initiative
  • Previous sales experience in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pro-active, positive and persistent attitude
  • Monitors on-going projects
  • To work clinically within all areas of the Substance Misuse/DART treatment delivery system and to role model good practice to all Health Care Support Workers under their responsibility
  • To continuously assess the psychosocial needs of patients, developing systematic plans for care and evaluation of recovery treatment plans working jointly with members of NC DART
  • To contribute to the general health care needs of the patients
Qualifications for primary care
  • Epic eperience preferred
  • Must care, support, and collaborate with everyone involved in participant's family using the patient-family centered care approach
  • Bilingual russian speaking preferred
  • PGY1 Pharmacy residency strongly preferred
  • Ambulatory care experience with direct patient care preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload and maintain a flexible problem solving approach

Primary Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a primary care. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for primary care
  • Checks in patients
  • Follows up on calls triggered by changes in meds, diagnosis or events such as ER visits, falls
  • Responsible for orientation, training, and education of clinical assistants to ensure informed, well-trained staff will provide service and care for patients
  • Provides supervision and work direction on assigned shift or within department
  • Independently assesse patient needs, develop a plan of care, deliver direct care, evaluate outcome of care, and adjust plan and subsequent interventions accordingly
  • Administer medications within the scope of practical nursing practice
  • Institute health promotion and preventative care measures, based on patient needs assessment
  • Triage patients, both in-person and by phone, to ensure timely access to appropriate health care services
  • Working closely with the Customer Unit Head to prioritize accounts and offers
  • Responsible for identifying customer needs and creates business opportunities that promote the health of the patient, customers and MSD business
Qualifications for primary care
  • 5+ years practice management experience with expertise in operational aspects of primary and urgent care
  • Strong operational leadership skills, including experience providing business leadership to physicians
  • Experience developing and using metrics to measure performance of teams, processes, and services
  • Fiscal understanding of physician practice revenue and reimbursement cycle
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance issues
  • 1st level RN/RMN with current registration

Primary Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a primary care. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for primary care
  • Ensure matrix interaction with other functions of the MSD and be receptive to internal needs/requests to deliver great customer solutions and to deliver results
  • Responsible for creating and managing long-term relationships and partnerships
  • Be responsible for developing his/her own competencies and skills in accordance with the personal development plan
  • Be responsible for sharing information about clients and activities through the active use of existing CRM systems
  • Actively engage in Team Communication, huddle or other activities
  • Administer injections and oral medications as ordered by physician or nurse
  • Prepare and disinfect exam room for each patient's visit
  • Ensure equipment is cleaned and maintained per department protocol
  • Serve as the primary resource for eCare for practice managers and other administrative employees
  • Advise on best practice workflows as it relates to the practice manager role and operations under the purview of the practice manager
Qualifications for primary care
  • Evidence of CPD
  • At least two years of primary care experience
  • Active US Board certification for area of practice
  • At least five years of professional clinical experience in specific area of practice, Family Practice, Internal Medicine
  • Interest in designing and evaluating an efficient workplace health system and willingness to be creative
  • Experience with wellness programs and a commitment to wellness as a key element in health care and disease prevention

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