A Legacy of Quality Healthcare Services:
San Ysidro Health is growing every year and as a result, we are hiring additional physicians!
San Ysidro Health is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of our community's underserved and culturally diverse people. The organization was founded by women in search of medical services for their families and community. 50 years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative care to over 100,000 patients through a vast and integrated network of 35 program sites and 15 clinics across the county.
Manages and provides acute, chronic, preventive, curative and rehabilitative medical care to patients and determines appropriate regimen in specialized areas such as family practice, internal medicine and geriatrics with experience in transitions of care, chronic disease, advanced goals of care discussion and palliative management.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Assists in developing and implementing procedures and protocols to facilitate the delivery of comprehensive health services and quality assurance.
Evaluates and manages acute medical problems and chronic diseases.
Provides inpatient skilled nursing coverage and call coverage as assigned by Medical Director.
Screens and monitors the management of chronic conditions, symptomatic and well patients.
Provides case management of clinic patients admitted to hospitals and arranges referrals to medical specialties.
Coordinates the preparation of reports and written documentation including medical records, as required by the department clinic, state and federal agencies.
Supervises Nurses and assistants in examining room and may serve as preceptor for team members developing in expanded medical roles (Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner).
May provide consultative services for complex diagnostic or therapeutic problems as requested by other staff physicians.
Experience with interdisciplinary team care planning
Maintains and updates established departmental policies and procedures as needed, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops. Remains current in literature pertaining to primary specialty with focus on geriatrics.
Attends meetings as required and participates in committees as directed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Supports the implementation of the six standards of the patient-centered medical home model of care to promote:
a. Patient-Centered Access for both routine and urgent needs of patients/families/caregivers at all times.
b. Team-Based Care by providing continuity of care using culturally and linguistically appropriate, team based approaches
c. Population Health Management by supporting evidence based decisions and proactive care reminders based on complete patient information, health assessment and clinical data.
d. Care Management and Support through systematically identifying individual patients and their action plans, and manages and coordinates care based on need.
e. Care Coordination and Care Transitions across specialty care, facility-based care and community organizations.
f. Performance Measurement and Quality Improvement by using data to identify opportunities for improvement and acts to improve clinical quality, efficiency and patient experience.
2.Maintains and adheres to established departmental policies and procedures as needed, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards
3.Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops. Remains current in literature pertaining to primary specialty.
4.Attends meetings as required and participates in committees as directed.
5.Performs other duties as assigned.
Education Required (Minimum level of education): Graduate from accredited school of Medicine.
Certifications/Licenses Required: Current CA MD and DEA license. CPR certification. Board certified or eligible in primary care specialty. Preferred: ACLS certification Experience
Required (Minimum level of experience): Completion of clinical training. Preferred: 1 year post completion of clinical training. Employment in community health center. Experience working with elderly population preferred Verbal and Written Skills Required to Perform the Job: Bilingual (English/Arabic) preferred. Medical Arabic acceptable. Good oral and written communication.
Technical Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job: Preferred skills include skin biopsy, excision of skin lesions, suturing, casting, and sigmoidoscopy phlebotomy. Must obtain staff privileges at local hospitals and nursing homes.
We Offer a Dynamic and Diverse Work Environment with Benefits:
Annual Merit Increases
Medical Scribes to assist with charting
Qualification for Potential Loan Repayment Programs
Relocation Assistance Available
Comprehensive Medical Malpractice Insurance with "Tail" coverage
Annual License Reimbursement
Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
403b Retirement Plan
162 Company paid Retirement Plan
Paid Sick Leave
Continuing Education Reimbursement (CME)
Flex Spending Account
San Ysidro Health is a Federally Qualified Health Care organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable healthcare services for the entire family.
The organization was founded by seven women in search of medical services for their families and community. Almost 50 years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative care to over 92,000 patients through a vast and integrated network of 34 program sites across the county. San Ysidro Health could not serve our patients without the dedication of our passionate and hardworking employees.
Apply today and become a part of our mission-driven team!
San Ysidro Health has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, those such as employee selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, employee programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to reace, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
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