San Diego, CA
Physician, Family Practice
Logan Heights FHC - San Diego, CA
Family Health Centers of San Diego is a private nonprofit community health center that is an integral part of San Diego's healthcare safety net. Since 1970, our mission has been to provide caring, affordable, high quality healthcare and supportive services to everyone, with a special commitment to uninsured, low income and medically underserved persons.
San Diego offers a spectacular coast, incredible weather, and scenic communities—a great place to live, work, and thrive.
We offer an excellent and comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive base salary, additional compensation for ancillary responsibilities, NHSC Loan Repay eligibility, Continuing Medical Education, a variety of health insurance options, a retirement plan matching program, incentives for quality, productivity, and retention, malpractice insurance, and much more. We currently have new NHSC HRSA Scores and all clinics are eligible for NHSC Loan Repay.
As a provider and leader for Family Health Centers of San Diego, you thrive on the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment, knowing you are making a difference in your community every day.
Join our team and contribute to making our services “Exceptional in Every Way!” Every member of our team plays an important role in improving the health of our patients and community.
General Job Description
Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Physician offers and provides complete medical services to patients. As a provider and leader for Family Health Centers of San Diego, you embrace a spirit of service to provide caring, affordable, high quality healthcare and supportive services to everyone, with a special commitment to uninsured, low income and medically underserved persons. You thrive on the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment with many chronically ill patients, knowing you are making a difference in your community every day. You enjoy partnering with the provider team to provide excellence in medical services and supervising mid-level providers.
Completes all required documentation accurately, timely and thoroughly in accordance with department standards and to comply with electronic medical record requirements, including medication reconciliation, finalizing notes, clearing out personal pool, and participating in clinic pool.
Follows FHCSD policies and procedures, including (but not limited to), cooperating with the timely submission of credentialing and licensing paperwork; maintaining BLS certification; maintaining CME units based on the requirements of the specifying Board; attending all mandatory meetings; minimizing incident reports; using resources efficiently and practicing medicine in a cost-effective manner.
Maintain FHCSD behavioral standards, including (but not limited to), effective listening and communication skills and respectful interactions with colleagues and patients.
Maintains a productivity expectation of 2.74 patients per hour with minimum productivity of 2.2 patients per hour.
Maintains satisfactory peer reviews: able to assess medical information including pathophysiology, patient presentation, differential diagnosis, etc., in order to facilitate health promotion and disease prevention.
Meets clinic site and organization needs in a reliable and flexible manner; prioritizes work and makes an effort to adhere to schedule.
Participate in Clinical Outcomes Program and work towards meeting organizational targets for all metrics.
Participates in administrative duties, including lab reports, charts, and medication refills reviewed and managed appropriately.
Participates in on-call schedule in a responsive and timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervise mid-levels in a timely and responsive manner.
Ability and means to travel as needed in a timely manner within San Diego County. DRIVER REQUIREMENTS: Requires an active Class C California driver's license, proof of liability insurance at $100,000, on vehicle used. No more than 2 points in past 12 months; No suspensions in last 2 years for moving violations; No DUI, reckless or felony Driving within 5 years. No license revocation in 7 years.
Board certified in a Primary Care field.
Current American Heart Association healthcare provider CPR (BLS), or Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, or Advance Resuscitation Training.
Graduate from an accredited school of medicine.
Must possess current unrestricted license to practice in the State of California if applicable.
Experience/Specialized skills (including Language)
1 year experience working in Family Practice required; experience with underserved, low-income persons, or homeless persons preferred.
Ability to work effectively with patients from diverse social, cultural and economic groups.
Basic computer literacy ability to comply with department needs and expectations (i.e., electronic medical record documentation).
Bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities strongly desired. Cultural and linguistic sensitivity to populations served required.
Knowledge of and ability to take a detailed medical history.
Must possess a demonstrated commitment to community medicine.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Bending (neck): FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)
Bending (waist): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)
Carrying 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)
Carrying 11 - 25 lbs: NEVER
Carrying 25 - 50 lbs: NEVER
Carrying 51 - 75 lbs: NEVER
Carrying 75 lbs: NEVER
Climbing (ladder): NEVER
Climbing (stairs): RARELY (0-1 HRS)
Driving: To drive from one clinic or another, or in the community: REGULAR DRIVING (MORE THAN 3 DAYS PER WEEK)
Exposure to blood borne pathogens and biohazards: YES
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals: Office and medical supplies.
Fine manipulation: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)
Kneeling: RARELY (0-1 HRS)
Lifting 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)
Lifting 11 - 25 lbs: NEVER
Lifting 25 - 50 lbs: NEVER
Lifting 51 - 75 lbs: NEVER
Lifting over 75 lbs: NEVER
Power Grasping: RARELY (0-1 HRS)
Pulling 0 - 10 lbs: NEVER
Pulling 11 - 25 lbs: NEVER
Pulling 25 - 50 lbs: NEVER
Pulling 51 - 75 lbs: NEVER
Pulling over 75 lbs: NEVER
Pushing 0 - 10 lbs: NEVER
Pushing 11 - 25 lbs: NEVER
Pushing 25 - 50 lbs: NEVER
Pushing 51 - 75 lbs: NEVER
Pushing over 75 lbs: NEVER
Reaching (above shoulder level): RARELY (0-1 HRS)
Reaching (below shoulder level): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)
Repetitive use of hand: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)
Simple Grasping: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)
Sitting: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)
Standing: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)
Twisting: RARELY (0-1 HRS)
Use of Personal Protective Equipment: Face Shield, goggles, masks, gloves, lab coats, and safety needles.
Walking: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)
Working around equipment and machinery: Office equipment
Ages of Patients Served: ALL AGES