Staff Physician, Family Pract
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Provides primary care medical services to the patients of
AltaMed. Manages assigned patient panel.
Elicits and records information about patient's medical history.
Examines patient to determine general physical condition. Orders or
executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic procedures to
provide information on patient's condition. Documents gathered
information in medical record as required by policies and analyses
reports and findings of tests and examinations. Administers or
prescribes treatments and drugs. Inoculates and vaccinates patients
to immunize patients from communicable diseases. Advises patients
concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease.
May provide prenatal care to pregnant women and may provide
postnatal care to mother and infant if applicable. Refers patients
to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized
treatment. Reports births, deaths, and outbreak of contagious
diseases to governmental agencies. May perform minor surgery. Makes
house and emergency calls to attend to patients unable to visit
office. Provides continuity of care for patients requiring
hospitalization, including admitting and providing primary care for
jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage. Conducts physical
examinations to provide information needed for admission to school,
consideration for jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage.
Active participation in the Quality Management Program, Utilization
Review, Peer Review, AltaMed Medical Provider activities, and
AltaMed's On-call schedule. May provide in-hospital or nursing home
care if applicable. May be asked to orient new providers, assist
them professionally with coverage, call arrangements, referrals,
hospitalization, and other clinical issues. Able to assess and
treat patients in an acute care setting, which includes but is not
limited to, acute infectious diseases, minor orthopedic ailments
within a Family Physician's scope and minor procedures such as
laceration repairs and incision and drainage. Performs other
related functions as needed.
Experience and training as a physician. Physician with an active
unrestrictive CA license to practice medicine by the Medical Board
of California. Leadership and/or management skills preferred.
Previous experience with computer based systems required;
Electronic Medical records experience preferred. Education and
training necessary to obtain a medical degree. Requires valid
license to practice medicine in the State of California. Board
Certified in specialty preferred. Education, training and
experience necessary to meet the underwritten requirements for
inclusion under AltaMed's malpractice insurance coverage.
Bilingual: English/Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese preferred depending
on location. Current Valid CPR and First Aid Certification.
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