.We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals to apply. This MD position is a .6-1.0 FTE, fully benefit eligible starting at the .6 FTE.
Perks of working for Minnesota Community Care
- We cover 70% of your medical and dental benefits
- Career Advancement fund opportunities after 1 year of employment
- Student loan forgiveness opportunities for some roles
- Reduced cost on metro transit
- Our staff thrive in an environment where uplifting each other is one of our core values
SUMMARY: Provide high quality comprehensive primary care in a respectful, culturally-sensitive manner.
Primary Responsibilities of the MD:
1. Seek to understand and meet the needs of customers (patients, families, vendors, co-workers, etc.) through respectful, courteous and culturally sensitive interactions.
2. Actively participate and works positively, flexibly and cooperatively in a team effort within and across departments to accomplish the goals of the organization. Willingly assist in areas other than that of primary responsibility for the good of the organization.
3. Demonstrate effective, culturally sensitive communication skills and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a variety of people.
4. Know, understand and adhere to organizational policy related to the patient's rights for confidential care.
5. Utilize appropriate and effective patient care plans including adequate diagnosis, treatments, consultations and outcomes.
6. Manage patients to assure continuity of care including adequate scheduling of return visits, completion of treatment plans and follow-up of chronic problems, tests and no-shows.
7. Provide appropriate interpersonal care which includes introducing oneself; treating patients with care, compassion, and courtesy; responding in a non-judgmental and culturally sensitive manner; listening to and answering questions from patients; and clearly explaining diagnoses and treatments.
8. Provide whole person care by using appropriate referrals to the social worker, psychologist, psychiatrist, integrating social and structural determinants of health, including historical trauma, structural racism and biological, social, psychological and environmental factors.
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 87% of our patients in the 2019 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.