Job ID: 289992335
Last Updated: 3/10/2021
Adult Primary Care - Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician Specialist
West Valley Health Center
West Valley Health Center is part of the San Fernando Valley Health Center Group. It is co-located with LosAngeles County Department of Mental Health. The Health Center focuses on delivering primary care to adults by teams of bilingual and community-oriented health professionals who are highly-skilled at delivering patient-centered and coordinated healthcare to our patients.
West Valley Health Center is part of the San Fernando Valley. It has one of the county's lowest population density rates, and has a population of roughly 41,000 residents. The area has many recreational parks and features the Chatsworth reservoir.
Preference will be given to those with experiencein medication assisted therapy andbehavioralhealth integration.
Essential Job Functions
-Performs medical work in a specialized medical field, including specialized surgical procedures within a specialty field.
-Prescribes drugs and/or therapy; monitors patients' progress, records observations and changes, and adjusts treatments as required.
-Conducts training or assists in the training of interns and resident physicians.
-Consults with staff physicians and para-medical personnel regarding care of patients and medical and diagnostic work performed.
-Provides consultation to other medical services, including specialists in other fields.
-Conducts the more difficult post mortem examinations and may provide training and lead man supervision over other physicians engaged in these activities.
-Confers with medical and professional personnel in such related fields as toxicology in order to discover the main and contributing causes of death.
-Certifies as to the cause of death and testifies in court as an expert witness.
-Performs or assists in carrying out administrative responsibilities which may include such duties as budget preparation for the section, determining equipment and supply needs, carrying out personnel functions, or developing revising work procedures to expedite work load or improve level of service.
-Assists in the planning and direction of health programs within the appropriate specialty.
-Develops new techniques within the medical specialty.
-Maintains varied hours on a rotated schedule with other physicians to ensure that there is always a physician on-call during non-business hours.
-May conduct specialized research, special studies, and services, including preventive and educational strategies.
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent training**.
California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.
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