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Physician - Family Practice

Company: ChapCare of Pasadena
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Summary
As a member of the ChapCare Medical Group, the Primary Care Physician provides continuing, comprehensive health wellness, preventive and medical care to entire families regardless of sex, age, or type of problem. The PCP follows established departmental policies, procedures and objectives; continuous quality improvement objectives; and other control standards. The PCP directs ambulatory care and services for registered ChapCare patients. In addition, the PCP directs and supervises other health care providers and nonmedical personnel, as well as, participates in quality assurance, quality improvement, peer review and special projects.
ChapCare's Expectations of all Employees
--- Adheres to all ChapCare's Policies and Procedures.
--- Conducts self in a manner that represents ChapCare's core values at all times.
--- Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts.
--- Communicates regularly with her/his immediate supervisor about Departmental and ChapCare concerns.
--- Consistently reports to work prepared to perform the duties of the position.
--- Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
--- Manages and maintains a program of comprehensive health for the patients, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.
--- Prepares and reviews medical histories and obtains data through interviews.
--- Examines patients, formulates diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing. Interprets examination findings and test results, and implements treatment plans.
--- Prescribes and assesses effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate for patient medical conditions.
--- Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
--- Participate in other care procedures according to training and demonstrated ability.
--- Provide supportive and definitive care to patients with primary care appropriate medical conditions, based on documented and demonstrated proficiency.
--- Manages primary care services, formulates plans and procedures for operating outpatient services directed toward health maintenance as patient's primary care provider.
--- Actively participates in the Family Practice Clinic by supervising assigned medical staff, nurses, and other medical technicians as assigned.
--- Determines needs for, and advises on kind and quantity of, medical supplies and equipment if applicable.
--- Responsible for coordinating medical care with internal and external medical specialties as needed.
--- Ability to supervise, advise, train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise, as well as, a variety of health-related topics, including first-aid measures, basic and advanced health care maintenance.
Qualifications
Education:
--- For entry into this specialty, a doctor of medicine or a doctor of pediatrics degree from an approved school of medicine or pediatrics.
--- Completion of a residency in family practice acceptable to the State of California for licensure or board certification by the American Board of Family Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Board of Medical Specialties, American Board of Physician Specialties or the American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialties is mandatory.
Experience:
--- Practice in a federally qualified health center or like practice serving diverse uninsured and underserved populations.
--- Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Knowledge/Abilities:
--- Fulfillment of education requirement satisfies this requirement.
--- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
--- English language fluency, additional language capability strongly desired.
Hours per day or week:
--- A minimum of 32 hours per week. After hours call coverage may be instituted as needed.

Keywords: ChapCare of Pasadena, Pasadena , Physician - Family Practice, Healthcare , Pasadena, California

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