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Position Summary:

The Family Health Physician provides direct care to patients of all ages in a primary care setting. Performs medical services including examinations and evaluations, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, consultations, and health education to patients of all ages within the scope of family practice. Responsibilities include precepting the Nurse Practitioners on staff and assuming an active role in meetings, provider CPI activities and other team building activities. Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

Must have successfully completed medical training at a (4) four year accredited medical school and received an M.D. Degree. Current license with the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Medical Examiners. Completed successfully a residency in a primary care setting. Three or more years experience beyond residency in a primary care setting is preferred. Must be able to work with a variety of people at different developmental levels. Must possess the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently. Must be flexible as to the changing needs of the Center. Must maintain prescriptive authority recognition. Must have the ability to work as a team player at all times. Current CPR certification required.
Sumter Family Health Center (SFHC) is a private, nonprofit Community Health Center serving over 14,000 patients in Sumter County, South Carolina and the surrounding communities.

Since becoming a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 2003, SFHC has dedicated itself to building a healthy community and improving the individual health, well-being and quality of life for the citizens of Sumter County and its neighbors.

Providing comprehensive primary health services for all ages is a priority for SFHC. Services include family practice, pediatrics, adolescents, womens health, and behavioral health services. Sumter Family Health Center's satellite sites include Carolina Women's Specialists and Pinewood Health Center.

SFHC provides quality primary care services without regard for a patient's ability to pay and serves as a community resource for eliminating health disparities.