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Physician - San Pablo Urgent Care

Physician - San Pablo Urgent Care

ID 
2017-1533
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Pablo
Posted Date 
8/23/2017
Category 
Provider

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Overview

LifeLong Medical Care is searching for a Physician to join our team at our Brookside San Pablo Urgent Care clinic. The Physician will provide general Family Practice medical services in a Community Health Clinic setting. Duties include taking patient histories, performing examinations, making assessments and ordering lab work. 

 

LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative health-care 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 19 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Benefits:

  • Full-time salaried position
  • Paid time off, sick and vacation
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 403B retirement plan
  • Loan repayment opportunity after 1 year of employment
  • DEA reimbursed

Responsibilities

  1. Provides preventive, urgent care and primary care health services
  • Performs clinical assessment of patients, including ordering appropriate diagnostic evaluations, and plans a program of care.
  • Provides verbal and written education and counseling to patients, families, and caregivers
  • Plans follow up care including requests for outside consultations and evaluations.
  • Maintains client records necessary for clinic reporting, billing and quality improvement.
  • Consults with the supervising physician as appropriate
  1. Supports and/or participates in triage functions, both by phone and walk in
  • Recognizes and evaluates situations that call for the immediate attention of the physician
  • Provides interim or definitive care
  1. Functions potentially in a variety of settings including clinic, skilled nursing facilities, supportive housing sites, and in clients' homes
  2. Participates as a member of the site clinical services team
  • Attends clinical team meetings
  • Provides specialty care services, clinical case management and team participation to designated programs (e.g., HIV services, women’s health, house calls, diabetes, Bridge, etc.)
  • Coordinates care with other health team members including case management and behavioral health staff
  • Acts as an advocate for the patient and liaison with outside agencies as appropriate
  • Participates in quality performance activities and improvement initiatives
  1. Participates as an active member of LifeLong Clinicians Association and abides by its Code of Conduct.
  2. Actively participate in internal quality improvement teams and work with members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards.
  3. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Interest in working with a diverse patient population in a community based organization and sensitivity to their needs and health problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a wide range of ages, socio-economic, ethnic, racial backgrounds, and disabilities. Spanish language ability an asset.
  • Ability to work well independently under minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of Northern Alameda County resources is desirable.
  • Valid California driver’s license, automobile, and automobile liability insurance.
  • Experience with electronic health records, specifically NextGen, strongly preferred.

 

Education and Experience

  • Current California Nurse Practitioner license, including furnishing license, or Physician Assistant's certification.
  • Minimum of one year experience in the delivery of health care to related patient populations. Community health clinic background preferred.
  • Experience as part of a team-based care model preferred.