LifeLong Medical Care

Physician, Internal Medicine/Family Practice- San Pablo, East Oakland

US-CA-Berkeley
5 months ago
ID
2017-1461
# of Openings
1
Category
Provider

Overview

LifeLong Medical Care has a rewarding opportunity for an Internal Medicine or Family Practice physician to provide full-scope outpatient primary care including pediatric and adult medicine, ideally with experience working with the underserved, at our Brookside San Pablo Health Center. Ideal candidates are creative, good problem solvers, open to new and innovative models of care, and passionate about working with the underserved. Bilingual Spanish/English is a must.

 

About LifeLong Medical Care:  LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 14 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education and home visits.

 

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan and loan repayment programs.  LifeLong is a qualified site for federal and state loan repayment programs. Acceptance rate may vary year to year based on funding levels and number of applicants. For more information about LifeLong Medical Care, visit our website: www.lifelongmedical.org

 

LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal opportunity employer

Responsibilities

-Providing medical care that includes diagnosis, treatment, consultation, medication orders and follow-up care.

-Interpreting results of clinical tests with the goal of delivering comprehensive care that improves patients' quality of life and prevents unnecessary re-admissions to acute settings.

-Providing medical care including: screening, health maintenance and disease prevention, management of acute and chronic conditions, provision of vaccinations, and making appropriate referrals and follow-up for diagnostic and specialty services.

-Working closely with the onsite behavioral health and social services team, which includes case managers and a licensed clinical social workers, and psychiatrists to provide full scope of care.

-Maintaining accurate medical records through our electronic health records system.

Qualifications

-Candidates must be Board Certified or Eligible in Internal Medicine, possessing current CA Medical/Professional Licensure

-Experience with multi-cultural, high-risk patients in outpatient primary care.

-Ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a wide variety of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

-Spanish/English Bilingual a must.

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