Job ID: 289371341  |  Last Updated: 1/11/2017

Physician, Internal Medicine

Oakland, CA
Applicant Contact
Leonel Aquino
Senior Recruiter
(510) 535-2976
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

La Clinica's vision is to be the premier community health center, rooted in the concepts of wellness, preventions and patient-centered care. In order to achieve our vision, we strive to attract and inspire an engaged workforce that can provide the best patient care experience. We serve low-income families and are committed to providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care regardless of insurance or ability to pay.

Core responsibilities:
Routine, acute, urgent, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative medical care to adult patients and determine appropriate regimen
Serve as a member of the cross-functional team of providers, consulting with midlevels on the assessment, management and treatment of complicated cases, chart review, co-signing, and case conferences
Suggest improvements for clinic flow, patient scheduling and service delivery, and collaborate professionally with interdisciplinary team members, including providers, health educators, medical assistants, registered nurses, and case managers
Delivering well and chronic disease care to a culturally diverse patient population of all ages
Having flexibility in meeting patients needs, and participating in at least one evening clinic and rotational Saturday clinics.
High degree of interpersonal competence with both staff and patients, and thorough knowledge of evidence base
Top-notch time management skills and evidence based approaches to medical care

Required Skills:
D/D.O. degree from a recognized University, one to two years of experience working in primary care clinic setting.
Cultural competence working in diverse/low income communities.
Ability to deal courteously and effectively with complex patient profiles, and maintain good working relationships with other staff
Ability to keep accurate, clear and legible records
Excellent time management skills
English/Spanish proficiency preferred but not required

Required Experience:
One to two years of experience working in primary care clinic setting.
Participation in quality assurance activities as needed
Familiarity with Electronic Panel Management
Ability and willingness to work under pressure and as part of an interdisciplinary team
Supervision of medical assistants by providing patient consultation as needed
EHR experience strongly preferred

The role is suited to a physician with 1-2 years of experience in a primary care setting, and with experience providing full-spectrum outpatient medical care, including family planning, prenatal, and gynecological services. The position reports to the Associate Medical Director, and requires board certification in Internal Medicine. In the absence of a board certification, candidate must be board eligible and become board certified within 2 years of employment.

***This is an on-call position with opportunity to become permanent.

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