Family Practice/ Internist Physician

Family Practice/ Internist Physician

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Position Summary:
The Family Practice/Internist Physician will be responsible for providing complete clinical care for all patients under the direction of the Medical Director and by written protocols. Family Practice Physician works in conjunction with the Medical Director in implementing and maintaining quality care programs.

Reporting Relationship
This position reports to the Chief Medical Officer

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 Obtain medical, social and developmental histories.
 Perform physical exams and immunizations on all patients.
 Initiate laboratory exams and studies as indicated.
 Provide health education and counseling.
 Management of all acute and chronic illnesses to and above community standards at all times.
 Consult with and Refer to appropriate specialist in regards to high risk or complex patients.
 Management of services in accordance with established Clinic’s policies/procedures and contracted services under CHDP, Managed Medical Care and other medical programs and guidelines.
 Exercise judgment in establishing priorities of medical care in triage situations.
 Participation in Quality Improvement (CQI) program.
 Provide case management with other health care team members.
 Provide consultations to other Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Assistant

Minimum Requirements
 Excellent Customer Service (Bedside Manners)
 Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Required Education/Experience and/or Licensure/Certifications
 Working knowledge of Allscripts
 Active California Medical License (M.D. or D.O.)
 Board Eligible/Board Certified in Family Practice/Internal Medicine
 Active DEA License
 Current BLS Certification
 CPR Card (Adult, Child and Infant)
 Medi-Care & Medi-Cal Provider (Preferred)

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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