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Staff Physician, Family Practice

Company: AltaMed
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Job Description:

Overview:Provides primary care medical services to the patients of AltaMed. Manages assigned patient panel.Responsibilities:

  • 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.Qualifications:
  • 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.

Keywords: AltaMed, Garden Grove , Staff Physician, Family Practice, Healthcare , Garden Grove, California

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