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Geriatric Physician wanted in Los Angeles County

Company: Healthy Partners powered by Cano Health
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice-Geriatrics opening in Huntington Park, California. This and other physician jobs brought to you by

Job Summary
The physician will provide health care for Geriatric patients in a multicultural patient population. The physician would be joining one other physician and one mid-level in a 100% Outpatient setting. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM with NO CALL.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Physician reports directly to our Medical Director and are primarily responsible for the provision of high-quality medical care to our patients.

    • Provide all physician care generally provided at a family practice or managed care facility.

      • Actively manage all aspects of patient care while on shift. Supervise and direct the center's other clinical staff (Medical Assistants, X-Ray Technicians, etc.).

        • Collect biological specimens and process them in the laboratory for testing.

          • Ensure that all charts and medical records are accurately completed in a timely manner; and adhere to all clinical policies and procedures.

            • Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals.

              • Arrange for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided at the urgent care center.

                • Evaluate patients, based on medical training and/or specialty, to determine the medical condition of the patient, through the performance of physical examinations, thereby, establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan.

                  • Maintain high standard of medical practice and participate in the training development of the medical team.

                    • Assist in medical education of both the patients and clinic staff.

                      • Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings; refer and transfer patients for follow-up and/or specialty care and discharge patients.

                        • As a member of the health care team, exemplify an example in attitude toward patients and staff, thereby, performing duties with respect, dignity, privacy, and modesty to the patients.

                          • Participate in the development of clinic protocols and formulary.

                            • Make recommendations, suggestions, etc., on chart information forms.

                              • Document each on site/in office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in patient's chart and on the clinic's encounter forms, within a 24-hour period.

                                • Counsel patient regarding medical and other problems which might affect patient's health and well-being.

                                  • Perform such clinical procedures for patient's benefit which are within scope and skill of practitioner and which are economically feasible.

                                    • Provide direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, regarding the administering of a patient's care.

                                      • Provide supervision in case assignment to nurse practitioner/physician assistant, including sign off on charts, where applicable.

                                        • Perform other job-related duties, as may be assigned, by the Chief Medical Officer.

                                          Additional Duties & Responsibilities
                                          Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
                                          Supervisory Responsibilities
                                          No supervisory responsibilities.
                                          Education & Experience

                                          • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and valid unencumbered license to practice the profession

                                            • Board Certified or Board Eligible

                                              • Current active Federal and State DEA License

                                                Knowledge, Skills & Proficiencies

                                                • Proven experience as a Physician

                                                  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics

                                                    • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology

                                                      • Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications

                                                        • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices

                                                          • Excellent oral and written communication skills

                                                            • Respect for patient's confidentiality

                                                              • Compassionate and approachable

                                                                • Responsible and trustworthy

                                                                  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred but not required

                                                                    Physical Requirements/Working Environment
                                                                    This position works under usual office conditions. The employee is required to work at a personal computer as well as be on the phone for extended periods of time. Must be able to stand, sit, walk and occasionally climb. The incumbent must be able to work extended and flexible hours and weekends as needed. Physical demands include ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
                                                                    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.--- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.---
                                                                    Work will involve some driving/traveling to assigned clinics.
                                                                    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
                                                                    Job Type: Full-time
                                                                    Pay: $200,000.00 - $250,000.00 per year

                                                                    • Health insurance
                                                                    • Paid time off

                                                                      Medical Specialty:

                                                                      • Geriatrics
                                                                      • Internal Medicine
                                                                      • Primary Care


                                                                        • 8 hour shift


                                                                          • BC/BE (Preferred)

                                                                            Work Location:

                                                                            • One location

                                                                              Company's website:

                                                                              • Work Remotely:

                                                                                • No

                                                                                  COVID-19 Precaution(s):

                                                                                  • Social distancing guidelines in place
                                                                                  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

                                                                                    Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, geriatric medicine jobs, geriatrician jobs, gerontologist jobs, family medicine specialist jobs

Keywords: Healthy Partners powered by Cano Health, Huntington Park , Geriatric Physician wanted in Los Angeles County, Healthcare , Huntington Park, California

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