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Primary Care Physician
🏢 Herself Health
💵 ~$180k-$260k
📅 Posted on Jun 11, 2024


The job is for a Primary Care Physician at Herself Health, a company providing primary care services to women aged 65+ in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The role involves managing patients' acute and chronic conditions, mental health, social-emotional needs, and educating them.


  • Doctor of Medicine/MD or Osteopathic Doctor/DO degree from the 50 United States or Accredited Foreign Medical School, with proof of ECFMG certification
  • Completion of a 3 or 4 year Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Residency from an accredited ACGME Institution within the United States (required)
  • Fellowship in Geriatrics (preferred) or another ABMS specialty like Endocrinology, Nephrology or Palliative Medicine may be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Board Certification from the appropriate Medical Board (ABIM, ABFM) - Current and Maintained (MOC) including CME Requirements
  • Current, Active Physician (MD/DO) License from the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice or other state of primary practice with Herself Health
  • Active DEA Registration with controlled substances prescription authority within the state of Minnesota or other state of primary practice with Herself Health


  • Get to know every patient as a human being, understand their core values and goals of care. Provide whole person care consistent with those values
  • Evaluate, diagnose and treat acute or chronic medical conditions and common psychological health conditions in women aged 65 and older
  • Prevention and care of specialized health conditions most prevalent in this age group, such as osteoporosis, arthritis, perimenopausal conditions, heart disease and others
  • Provide preventive health services, such as Medicare annuals, peri-operative care, comprehensive care and transition of care visits (hospital discharge follow up)
  • Elicit and interpret relevant patient history, symptoms, physical findings, and diagnostic work up to develop appropriate diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Order, interpret and appropriately use results of common diagnostics, such as blood tests, urinalysis, electrocardiograms (EKGs), mammograms and radiographs (x-rays). Perform pap smears and basic primary care procedures
  • Prescribe medications responsibly, based on evidence, efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized. De-prescribe potentially risky medications as appropriate. Optimize medication regimens to prevent and mitigate polypharmacy
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and expected side effects or interactions
  • Develop evidence-based treatment plans following widely accepted standards of practice and professional society guidelines
  • Educate and Coach patients on self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, evidence-based lifestyle and behavioral interventions to mitigate potential health risks
  • Tailor care and instructions to patients' individual circumstances and preferred learning styles, involving family members in discussions where appropriate
  • Provide oversight and guidance to MAs and other staff regarding clinical care of patients
  • Actively monitor, evaluate and manage overall health of our patient population (population health) and strategically implement initiatives to improve quality of care delivered, reduce unnecessary utilization and costs to patients
  • Document, code and close patient charts in a timely manner
  • Practice standards of appropriate coding for patient conditions, including HCC, and evaluation and management codes for billing
  • Respond to chart reviews, coding and billing audits in a timely manner
  • Be an active and productive member of the care team, sharing on-call coverage with the rest of the team, caring for each other's patients and responding appropriately to urgent messages or lab results as necessary during absences of team members
  • Efficiency and timeliness in keeping up with the flow of daily patient visit schedules, charting and follow up calls
  • Adhere to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the practice of ambulatory Primary Care preferred (IM/FM/Geriatrics)


  • Health insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Remote work, flexible hours
  • Life and disability insurance
  • All employees of Herself Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID19, including CDC-recommended qualified booster vaccines
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