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Family Practice Physician

Company: Clinica Family Health
Location: Westminster
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

This job exists to: Provide high quality medical care that is culturally appropriate and prevention focused. Serves as a leader on the pod contributing to the smooth, efficient, operation of the pod, the site and the organization.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintains a program of high quality, comprehensive health for the family, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.Prepares and reviews medical histories and obtains data through interviews.Examines patients, formulates differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing. Interprets examination findings and test results, and implements treatment plans.Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment and consults other specialists as needed.Manages family practice inpatients, conducts rounds, and prescribes inpatient therapy. Participates in surgical, obstetrical, gynecological and critical care procedures according to training and demonstrated ability.Provides supportive and definitive care to patients with serious medical conditions with appropriate consultation, based on documented and demonstrated proficiency (e.G., applies planned care principles; practice variations from Clinica's treatment protocols as appropriate; limitations of training/experience are respected).Assists in the revision of clinical practice guidelines and Scope of Practice when needed by bringing outdated practice protocols to the attention of the Clinic Medical Director, as well as any expected/actual changes of licensure.Expands and maintains rapport with the medical community in the service area (e.G., interacts appropriately with other medical personnel outside of Clinica; actively seeks to broaden our referral network).Appropriately communicates with health & human services agencies, local governments, and community organizations as needed.Provides responsive off-hours medical services physically or by phone when the clinic is closed, if applicable.Acquires and maintains hospital privileges at the local hospital when participating in the call pool is part of the physician's FTE.Supports and teaches team members at the site. Teaches students enrolled in a relevant health profession training program.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, and stays current with changes in this area.Provides Human Resources staff the needed documentation, paperwork, and signatures to complete credentialing and privileging (initial and biannual).Is respectful and responsive to staff and patients (is approachable by other staff, demonstrates good team work by offering and receiving feedback appropriately).Handles ongoing daily clinical work in a timely and thorough manner as outlined in the Provider manual (see Provider Manual).Exhibits positive leadership skills on and off the pod (actively striving to improve the patient and staff experience at Clinica).Collaborates well with teammates, both on a clinical level (e.G., seeks/provides guidance and feedback to supervised/supervising clinician) as well as on a managerial and administrative level (e.G., follows Clinica's procedures around requesting/taking time off).Effective use of the electronic health record, registries and templates.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain a safe work environment by remaining informed of and compliant with the clinic's safety policies, and in particular by application of safe practices in area of own responsibility.Compliance:Knowledgeable of and compliant with laws and regulations governing area of responsibility.Responsible for reporting any potentially non-compliant conduct.Cooperate fully with our Compliance Officer in upholding our Compliance Plan.Leadership and modeling of Clinica values.SUPERVISION: NoSCOPE OF AUTHORITY:Provide medical services to patients and serve as a consultant to clinical staff.Works with the management staff to maintain quality of care and efficiency.Progress is reviewed quarterly and results are measured and formally evaluated annually.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Education and Experience:MD/DO, board certified/board eligible in Family Practice Medicine.Valid license/DEA in jurisdiction of clinic, certification preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:One year of experience in ambulatory health care preferredSensitivity to low income, ethnic minority communities preferredEntry level proficiency in the Spanish language required.Computer proficiency - electronic health record experience preferred.Ability to flourish in a team system.PRINCIPLE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:All Clinical staffAll employees and managers and leadershipPatientsOutside contacts such as community, other healthcare providersMATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:Medical supplies and equipmentTabletElectronic Health RecordTelephoneWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens.Usual clinical environmentAbility to travel from clinic to clinic in own vehicle as requiredMay require work outside of normal business hoursWhat we offer:Competitive Vacation TimePaid HolidaysMedical BenefitsDental BenefitsVision PlanRetirement PlanFlexible Spending AccountGrowth OpportunitiesContinuing Medical Education (CME)One Professional MembershipAll fees associated with your license, DEA, board certification, etc. are covered by ClinicaFTCA Malpractice InsuranceColorado Health Service Corps and National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment potentialCompensation: Approximately $194,737 $230,271 per year. All individual pay rates are calculated based on the candidate's experience and internal equity.COVID-19 Vaccine (Required) Religious or Medical Exemptions available via application process.Clinica Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Clinica Family Health, Westminster , Family Practice Physician, Healthcare , Westminster, California

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