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Tufts Medicine Transitional Care Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician - Lowell, MA in Lowell, Massachusetts

We’re saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can’t wait to grow alongside you.

CircleHealth , a member of Tufts Medicine is seeking a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician for a unique opportunity serving patients of Lowell General Hospital and Greater Lowell, Massachusetts . In this role, you will work toward preventing readmissions, coordinating comprehensive care coordination, provide same-day clinic availability, work in conjunction with mobile services and social determinants of health resources as needed.

The Transitions Clinic program is targeted toward patients with multiple chronic, complex conditions, high utilization of ED, inpatient and subacute facilities, and barriers to care

Why join our team:

Collaborative. Community minded. Committed to you.

The Transitions Clinic aims to provide care to intensely medically complex patients in an outpatient setting to address any medical, social and care coordination needs that may be contributing to avoidable hospital utilization, with the aim to prevent 30-day readmissions, promote recovery and address barriers to care. Our goal is to build and cultivate a quality patient-provider relationship. We strive to listen to the needs of our patients, educating and providing a safe and confidential setting for any and all of your concerns.

We are proud to be affiliated with Lowell General Hospital. Our patients can seek hospital services at both the Main Campus and the Saints Campus.

Circle Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system composed of Lowell General Hospital – the region’s premier medical center for complex care – plus Lowell Community Health Center, Circle Home, and our growing team of local providers.

How you’ll transform patient care:

  • Work directly with the Transitions Clinic RN to develop comprehensive care plans for patients.

  • Perform extensive chart reviews with attention to utilization counts and patterns, involved specialty providers, outstanding studies or follow-up needs, and gaps in care.

  • Provide initial comprehensive consultation with patient and/or family members or caregivers, either in person in clinic or via virtual Zoom visit with MIH paramedic in the home.

  • Ensure patient receiving evidence-based standards of care.

  • Connect with patients’ other providers to coordinate care and discuss discrepancies in plan amongst patients’ various primary and specialty, inpatient and outpatient providers.

  • Identify each patient’s individual drivers of utilization and address.

  • Identify and address any social determinants of health needs.

  • Be available for same day urgent visits either in clinic or via MIH.

  • Effectively collaborate with visiting nurse association and other community agencies and providers to provide oversight to patients’ entire spectrum of care.

  • Oversee Remote Patient Monitoring program.

  • Track performance measures for Transitions Clinic.

  • Embrace one of our most fundamental values of active engagement within our communities, bringing the strength of academic and community care

Who you are:

  • Board Certified in either Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

  • Current medical license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is preferred

  • Hospital Medicine experience preferred

  • Outpatient medicine experience preferred

  • A team player who is excited to work both independently and cooperatively with a wide range of stakeholders and disciplines to champion world class patient satisfaction and support.

Location: Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus – 1 Hospital Drive, Lowell, MA 01852

How to apply: You can submit an application via the apply button located at the bottom of the listing. Should you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Michael Martin, Senior Physician Recruiter, at michael.martin1@tuftsmedicine.org.

Work, Live, and Grow: We strive to maintain an inclusive work environment for all our employees. We offer a competitive salary with competitive benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, and more.

  • Guaranteed base salary

  • Signing bonus opportunity

  • Productivity-based incentive starting in second year

  • 403b retirement plan with employer matching contribution

  • Direct relocation assistance

  • Generous PTO (4 weeks of vacation time) and CME (1 week/$3k annual allowance)

  • Reimbursement for professional expenses

Why Tufts Medicine: Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, an expansive home care network and a large integrated physician network. Tufts Medicine has more than 15,000 dedicated care team members providing more than 1.5 million patient experiences per year. The health system is the principal teaching affiliate for Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Medicine came together in 2014 to leverage the experience of its member organizations and integrate their missions to together transform the ways that consumers engage with and experience their care.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org .

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