LifeLong Medical Care

  • Family Practice or Internal Medicine Physician

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 5:48 PM)
    ID
    2018-1751
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Provider
  • Overview

    LifeLong Medical Care has a rewarding opportunity for an Internal Medicine or Family Practice physician to provide adult outpatient care in the heart of urban Oakland. The right candidate will have experience working with underserved communities and is passionate about providing team based, comprehensive medical care to an ethnically diverse population.

     

    The East Oakland clinic model integrates behavioral health care with primary medical care and offers a multi-disciplinary wellness center that includes acupuncture, medical group visits, nutrition support and yoga to its patients at low-cost.

     

    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. People of color, women and LGBT are encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities

    -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.

    -Teaching: precepting residents and medical students. Participating in a weekly APP conference.

    -Wellness Center: opportunity to do medical group visits, working closely with clinicians to provide multidisciplinary care.

    -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, 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.

    -Demonstrated commitment to working 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.

    -Motivated to initiate self-directed projects.

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