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Primary Care Physician for Lake Hopatcong, NJ (Perm)

Jefferson, NJ 07849

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO), Primary Care Job Number: 5258

Job Description

Skylands Urgent Care in Lake Hopatcong, NJ is looking for a Board Certified Primary Care Physician who will join their team. The Physician will work with other healthcare providers and support staff in a multi-specialty, urgent-care, group practice. 

Job Description:
  • Responsibilities include providing patient medical care to all age groups in an office-based setting, delivering diagnostic and therapeutic medical services, and making sound medical assessments and treatment plans.
  • Outpatient setting
  • Office Hours are as follows (working schedule TBD by practice to include some on call and rotating Saturday shifts): 
    - Monday - 9am-6pm
    - Tuesday- 9am-8pm
    - Wednesday- 8am-8pm
    - Thursday- 8am-9pm
    - Friday- 9am-5pm
    - Saturday 9am-1pm
  • Disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery 
  • Treatment of acute illnesses 
  • Treatment of acute injuries 
  • Prescribes and administers medications, performs routine vaccinations, and provides advice regarding personal health and hygiene 
  • Requests necessary tests and follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists, as necessary
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected 
  • Provides direction to both clinical and reception support staff 
  • Proper and complete medical documentation (without copy/paste) for all patient care in order to assure accuracy (above 80% with goal of 95%) of E/M coding – and closing/sign off after review of all patient charts in accordance with company policies? Failure to meet this essential job function can affect the eligibility for productivity/PCN (percent net collection) bonuses 
  • Expected to see 25 patients per day
  • Proper and complete medical documentation (without copy/paste) for all patient care in order to assure accuracy of HCC coding. Failure to meet this essential job function can affect the eligibility for VBC bonuses 
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned  
  • Successful completion of CHC’s credentialing and privileging review upon hire and re-credentialing as appropriate 
  • Strong computer skills with prior electronic medical record (EMR) use preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with patients, hospital personnel and community members 
  • Skills to perform patient treatment procedures for most acute illnesses or injuries 
  • Remains calm and effective in high pressure and emergency situations 
  • EMR:  Athena
  • Clean malpractice is required
  • Open to candidates seeking alternate shift schedule (to be discussed at interview)
  • Not accepting new graduate candidates - at least 2 years of Primary Care experience required
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
  • Not accepting 1099 candidates
  • Not accepting visa candidates
  • Not accepting providers who want to commute long distances (more than 1 hour) and/or in conjunction with another job(s)
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary range based on experience and training (to be discussed at interview).  Provider may submit salary expectations with presentation.
  • Value Based Care Incentives and Performance Bonuses possible
  • Health insurance/Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (health, dependent care)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement programs 
  • PTO/Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • CME allowance
  • Loan repayment options
  • Short-term disability options
  • Long-term disability options
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine 
  • 2+ years experience as a Primary Care/Urgent Care physician 
  • NJ license (or willing to obtain) 
  • DEA Certified (or willing to obtain) 
  • CSR/CDS Certified (or willing to obtain) 
  • BLS (or willing to obtain) 
  • Clean malpractice
  • COVID-vaccinated 
  • Annual Flu vaccination 
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Skylands Urgent Care:

SKYLANDS URGENT CARE was founded in 2018 by board-certified physicians to provide responsive, compassionate emergency-level care on a walk-in basis to people with urgent medical needs. We have 5 convenient locations in New Jersey: Lake Hopatcong, Franklin, Vernon, Blairstown and Flanders. 
Consensus Health is a leading physician-owned and -governed medical group, comprised of New Jersey-based independent primary care providers and specialty doctors.

Consensus Health affords its member physicians clinical autonomy, allowing them to truly focus on the delivery of high levels of patient care within the local markets they serve throughout the state. With more than 150 independent providers and nearly 50 practices comprising its medical group, Consensus Health’s presence spans 17 of the state’s 20 counties.

Retaining clinical autonomy is a key competitive advantage that sets Consensus Health apart throughout New Jersey and is among the reasons today’s New Jersey-based independent physicians are eager to join the network.

The advantages of being part of the Consensus Health model include, among others, access to various administrative services, technology platforms and value-based programs that allow member physicians to focus primarily on the patient and elevate the care they provide.

About the Community:

Hopatcong, New Jersey is a small, quiet, and welcoming town in Sussex County with a population of 14,400.  It's located 40 miles west of New York City and borders Lake Hopatcong, the largest lake in New Jersey. The town has a rich history, dating back 12,000 years when the Lenape people first discovered the lake. Hopatcong was originally a summer getaway for wealthy New Yorkers who wanted access to the lake, and it eventually became a year-round community. Today, Hopatcong offers residents a rural feel, with many young professionals and homeowners. 

Lake Hopatcong is New Jersey's largest freshwater lake offering residents and visitors outstanding boating, sailing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, water sports and more year-round.

Located just 30 miles from the Delaware Water Gap and 40 miles from New York City via I-80, Lake Hopatcong's 45 miles of shoreline is home to restaurants, marinas and public beaches making it a great escape for a day, the weekend or an entire season.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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