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Primary Care Clinic Physician

Company:
Ventura County Health Care Agency
Location:
Ventura, CA 93009
Post Date:
September 14, 2021
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

HEALTH CARE AGENCY AMBULATORY CARE- MEDICAL CLINICS


Ambulatory Care is a system of primary care and specialty care medical clinics conveniently located throughout the County of Ventura. In keeping with the mission of the Ventura County Health Care Agency, the team of dedicated physicians, nurses and other health care professionals seek to set the standard in health care excellence.


Ambulatory Care provides care on an outpatient basis at all levels. When seeking preventative care such as annual physicals and obtaining flu vaccinations or are in need of routine care; having lab work drawn and reviewed; or are in need of complex care for chronic medical conditions, Ambulatory Care is the medical home to meet patients needs. Their goal is to have healthy people in healthy communities throughout Ventura County.


THE POSITION


Provides medical services involving examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients as Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physicians in ambulatory care facilities.


The Primary Care Clinic Physician is an At-Will classification that is exempt from the provision of the Civil Service Ordinance.


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE


OPENING DATE: July 6, 2021


CLOSING DATE: Continuous recruitment until business needs are met


Resume Review: Resumes will be reviewed starting the week of July 26, 2021 and weekly thereafter


Examples Of Duties



  • Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides complete, comprehensive, family-oriented, culturally-sensitive clinical care for patients throughout the life cycle. This includes obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, making diagnoses, and treating patients;

  • Prescribes medications and treatment, monitors patients progress, and adapts treatment as required;

  • Inoculates and vaccinates patients to immunize patients from communicable diseases;

  • Advises patients concerning evidence-based lifestyle changes that improve patient health and works with patients to develop self-management goals;

  • Coordinates with care team to provide high-quality patient care and ensure patient treatment goals are met;

  • Ability to work with high volume of patients, internal/external customers, and appropriately manage frequent changes, delay or unexpected events;

  • Follow workflows that support quality improvement efforts and increase patient access;

  • Explains in clear understandable verbal and written language the care plan and any procedures;

  • Advises nursing and related personnel as to the administration of medication and treatment; writes physicians orders;

  • Gives or determines the need for medical tests, orders laboratory tests as necessary; interprets medical tests;

  • Consulting with other physicians and providers, referring patients to specialists when necessary, and working with other healthcare staff, such as nurses, assistants, and other physicians;

  • Keeps accurate and timely medical records and charts and adheres to documentation policies. Prepares various records such as progress notes, comprehensive care plans, summaries, etc. Documents gathered information in medical record as required by policies;

  • Keeps updated problem lists and medication lists for all patients;

  • Responds to portal messages and EHR inbox in a timely fashion and provides coverage for colleagues inboxes when they are not available;

  • Counsels patients and families about physical, medical, and mental conditions; obtains appropriate consent for treatment from patients or parent/caregiver;

  • May participate in an on-call system;

  • Participate in meetings, conferences, and training sessions as determined by Ambulatory Care administration;

  • Follows safety protocols, including but not limited to using two patient identifiers and time-out procedures;

  • Keeps all medical staff privileging requirements up-to-date, including CME requirements;

  • Administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an emergency;

  • Complies with medical laws (for example, HIPAA). Demonstrates knowledge of domestic violence, child and dependent abuse protocols and mandated reporting; and

  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Typical Qualifications


These are entrance requirements to the recruitment process and assure neither continuance in the process nor invitation to an interview.


Education/Experience:



  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency training program, including the following:

  • Degree in Medicine

  • At least 3 years of residency training

  • Current state medical license and state DEA certificate


Special Requirements:


Must be able to meet the VCMC Medical Staff Credentialing requirements as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws- https://hospitals.vchca.org/im... (Download PDF reader)


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Knowledge of: current developments, trends, best practices, and evidence-based guidelines in the medical field; basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices; pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects; proper documentation of clinical services; principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application; medical diagnosis and treatment; hospitals and clinics organization, communicable disease control; public health practices and procedures.


Skill/Ability to: diagnose and treat patients; develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans; establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others; learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements; maintain medical records and prepare reports; serve on interdisciplinary teams; clinically supervise licensed and professional staff.


Recruitment Process


FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.


HEALTH CARE AGENCY AMBULATORY CARE- MEDICAL CLINICS
Ambulatory Care is a system of primary care and specialty care medical clinics conveniently located throughout the County of Ventura. In keeping with the mission of the Ventura County Health Care Agency, the team of dedicated physicians, nurses and other health care professionals seek to set the standard in health care excellence.
Ambulatory Care provides care on an outpatient basis at all levels. When seeking preventative care such as annual physicals and obtaining flu vaccinations or are in need of routine care; having lab work drawn and reviewed; or are in need of complex care for chronic medical conditions, Ambulatory Care is the medical home to meet patients needs. Their goal is to have healthy people in healthy communities throughout Ventura County.
THE POSITION
Provides medical services involving examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients as Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physicians in ambulatory care facilities.
The Primary Care Clinic Physician is an At-Will classification that is exempt from the provision of the Civil Service Ordinance.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
OPENING DATE: July 6, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Continuous recruitment until business needs are met
Resume Review: Resumes will be reviewed starting the week of July 26, 2021 and weekly thereafter



Special Requirements:
Must be able to meet the VCMC Medical Staff Credentialing requirements as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws- https://hospitals.vchca.org/images/medical_staff/Bylaws_Revised_6.2018.pdf (Download PDF reader)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: current developments, trends, best practices, and evidence-based guidelines in the medical field; basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices; pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects; proper documentation of clinical services; principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application; medical diagnosis and treatment; hospitals and clinics organization, communicable disease control; public health practices and procedures.
Skill/Ability to: diagnose and treat patients; develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans; establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others; learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements; maintain medical records and prepare reports; serve on interdisciplinary teams; clinically supervise licensed and professional staff.



Recruitment Process


FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
RESUME/CV/APPLICATION EVALUATION


If interested, submit an online application at www.ventura.org/jobs and attach your current resume and cover letter OR Email your resume/CV to [email protected]
Note: Important to include the dates of your residency program.
All applications/resumes will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met. All relevant work experience, training and education should be included in order to determine eligibility.
Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record may be required for this position.
For further information about this recruitment, please contact Jessica Ruiz by e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone at (805) 654-2419.



If interested, submit an online application at www.ventura.org/jobs and attach your current resume and cover letter


OR


Email your resume/CV to [email protected]


Note: Important to include the dates of your residency program.


All applications/resumes will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met. All relevant work experience, training and education should be included in order to determine eligibility.


Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.


BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post-offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record may be required for this position.


For further information about this recruitment, please contact Jessica Ruiz by e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone at (805) 654-2419.


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