LifeLong Medical Care

Physician (Internal Medicine/Family Practice) or Family Nurse Practitioner

Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/13/2017 7:09 PM)
# of Openings


LifeLong Medical Care is searching for a Physician to join our team! 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. This is a part-time floater role working at our LifeLong clinics. 


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 16 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.



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


  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.
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  • Candidates must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
  • Board Certification in Geriatrics a plus.
  • Possess a current California Licensure (or ability to obtain).
  • Experience with multi-cultural, high-risk patients in outpatient primary care.
  • Experience working with an EHR system; NextGen preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, primary health care setting and prioritize competing job demands.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to working with a diverse staff and with a patient population from various ethnic, socioeconomic, age, education, lifestyle, and experiential backgrounds, particularly with the underserved population.


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