LPG Internal Medicine/Family Medicine--Housecalls Physician

Lee Health
Fort Myers

Job Description

Come work where people vacation! Fort Myers is a beautiful city located on the gulf coast of Florida south of Tampa. Lee Health is large heath system comprised of 5 hospitals and over 60 physician offices and we are growing!

Physician Opportunities: House Calls

The Physician for the House Calls program visits patients that cannot get out of their home, Assisted Living Facility or Independent Living Facility due to medical reasons; the Physician will be responsible to complete assessments, admission to program and review of plan of care execution. The Physician will directly oversee medication management, reconciliation and medication order placement for patients assigned to their service (patient census).

The Physician will serve as the patients Primary Care Physician, completing the H & P, ROS, Plan of Care and signs off on death certificates when required. The collaborating ARNP/PA's work in partnership with the Physician to sustain care plans and complete the follow up visits, while the physician actively manages new admits, new presenting problems, interventions and discharges. Shares call back coverage with SNF team and House calls team.

This physician will have Family/Internal medicine background geared towards the geriatric patient. He or she will enjoy making a true connection with the patient and enjoy variable complexity when treating patients.

We are currently seeking physicians who have a passion for medicine to join our multispecialty physician group that consists of more than 548 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced providers. We have access to leading edge equipment and technology connectivity with hospitals and outpatient centers through EPIC-the premier electronic health record (EHR) system.

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail please email Jennifer Kuhn, Physician Recruiter at Jennifer.kuhn@leehealth.org


Employed Physician Requirements:

Fully licensed M.D. or D.O. in the State of Florida
Able to work Full time
Specific training and background---Internal Medicine or Geriatrics background
Board Certified in Family Medicine/Internal Medicine
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Visa Waiver available: NO

Benefits include:
Market Competitive Salary
Generous Vacation
Continuing Education Allowance
Market Competitive Sign-on Bonus
Relocation Allowance
Robust Health Benefits
403 B Retirement Plan
Malpractice through articles of Florida Sovereign Immunity

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Employment Type



8:00 AM-5:00 PM