Physician – Family Medicine – Hesperia, CA

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Hesperia, CA

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Job SummaryProvides comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age or sex within scope of training. Services include: Preventative care, immunizations, primary care and treatment, health education, prescribing of medications, ordering and interpreting lab testing, physical examinations, STD screenings, Vision/hearing, women’s health, family planning, prenatal services, nutrition. The mission of Unicare Community Health Center, Inc. is to provide medical, dental and mental health services to underserved and uninsured persons in the counties of San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Riverside.xc2xa0Essential FunctionsCommitment to mission of Unicare Community Health Center with clinic involvement and engaging in healthcare community events.Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications and immunization status.Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history.Examines patients for symptoms or physical information.Orders or executes various tests (e.g., X-rays, electrocardiograms and blood work), analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition and interpret test results.Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination and diagnoses condition of patient.Administers or prescribes treatments or medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations.Determines and prescribes medication, dosage and schedule given the patient’s condition and allergies.Discusses any possible side effects to medication or immunization with patient.Prescribes vaccinations to immunize patient from communicable diseases based on evidence-based standards.Promotes health by advising patients about diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of disease.Provides prenatal care to pregnant women. Provides postnatal care to mothers and infants.Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency.Refers patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient’s well-being.Documents the patient’s visit including HPI/ROS/medical history/surgical history, physical exam, diagnoses and plan of action within the patient’s electronic health record.Follows up with patient regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.Conducts physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school, consideration for jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage.Administer Family Planning services in compliance with title X Rules and Regulations/Protocols.Reviews and audits health charts of patients who receive Family Planning services.Attends annual Family Planning seminars, if instructed by the CMO.Provider goals: sees up of twenty-five patients per day subject to clinic goalsExercise professional judgment regarding consultation with the Chief Medical Officer concerning appropriate treatment.Provide general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance.Take charge of “code” situations, initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and advanced cardiac life support as appropriate.Supervise mid-level providers.Prescreen cases requiring review by the Chief Medical Officer.Participate in quarterly staff meetings, planning meetings and other meetings as needed.Provider may be used in a variety of locations depending upon the need of the organization. Occasional evening and Saturday shifts. Available to travel to clinics upon short notice upon urgent situations to serve our patients.May be asked to provide training to resident physicians and/or nursing/physician extender students.Manages patient care electronically in the EHR & maintains patient files current.xc2xa0Non-Essential FunctionsAs directed by the Chief Medical Officer, performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve organizational and programmatic goals and objectivesxc2xa0Work ScheduleMonday xe2x80x93 Friday: Starting time varying between 8:00am xe2x80x93 9:00am and ending time between 5:00pm xe2x80x93 6:00pm.Required to work occasional Saturdays, as needed.xc2xa0TravelWill be travelling to all Unicare Community Health Center clinic sites to work or attend meetings as needed.xc2xa0Job Requirements:xc2xa0Professional RequirementsAdhere to dress code, appearance is neat andMaintain current license, BLS certification.Maintain patient confidentiality at allReport to work on time and asMaintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and localRepresent the organization in a positive and professional manner at allComply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical businessCommunicate the mission, ethics and goals of theParticipate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvementxc2xa0Required Skills and QualificationsMedical Degree (MD, DO)A minimum of 3 years of Family Practice Residency trainingA minimum of two (2) years’ experience in public health;Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of modem medicine related to public health services and general knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to public health;Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills;Basic computer skills and knowledge, including Microsoft Office and familiar with Electronic Health Records (EHR);Training, Education and Licensure:CA Medical License, DEA CertificateBSL certifiedBoard-Certified or Board-Eligible in Family Medicine. If Board-Eligible, must become board certified within 1st year of employment.Employees are responsible for maintaining individual certifications as required by job function or by law and provide verification and recertification when requested by management.xc2xa0Provider Competencies xe2x80x93 Specificityxc2xa7 Analytical xe2x80x93 Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data.xc2xa7 Problem Solving xe2x80x93 Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.xc2xa7 Technical Skills xe2x80x93 Assesses own strengths and weaknesses.xc2xa7 Customer Service xe2x80x93 Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly t customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance.xc2xa7 Oral Communication xe2x80x93 Responds well to questions; participates in meetings.xc2xa7 Written Communication xe2x80x93 Writes clearly and informatively.xc2xa7 Ethics xe2x80x93 Treats people with respect; upholds organizational values.xc2xa7 Qualifications xe2x80x93 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Language Skillsxc2xa7 Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.TravelWill be travelling to all Unicare Community Health Center clinic sites to work or attend meetings as needed.xc2xa0Physical Requirements and Environmental ConditionsExposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motionsFrequent wrist, hand and finger dexterity to perform fine motor function without tremor.Full range of body motion including bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, balance, and work at a deskPhysical Requirements and Environmental Conditions (continued)Position requires light to moderate work with lifting, carrying, pulling or pushing up to 25 lbs.Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing.Communicate (written and oral) in a clear and professional manner.xc2xa0Mental/Cognitive Demands:Establish and maintain effective work relationships with co-workers and customers, maintain regular attendance, understand and carry out a variety of oral and written instructions, have knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary, have the ability to learn office principles, practices, and methods, understand filing systems, including numerical, alphabetical, and chronological, learn a variety of procedures, policies, and services of the assigned work unit or program, perform assigned duties with efficiency and accuracy and maintain confidentiality.

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