POSITION OVERVIEW: Family Practice Physician provides medical and appropriate basic surgical care to patients. Such care includes evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and documentation. Coordinates medical, surgical, ancillary, nursing, and other services to achieve the best and most cost-effective outcomes for patients under his/her care. Creates treatment plans that incorporate therapy, medication, nutritional changes or surgery to manage patient illnesses and injuries. Monitor patients' recovery and refer them to specialists based on their assessment of patients' progress and condition.
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system and every disease entity.
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