North Hollywood, CA
Valley Community Healthcare is one of Los Angeles larger community-based health centers. Located in the San Fernando Valley with a stellar 44-year reputation, we provided over 90,000 medical visits last year and are looking to expand. Core programs include primary care, pediatrics, adolescent teen health center, dental, optometry and mental and behavioral health. VCH participates in state and local disease collaboratives, and QI programs.
We are seeking a board certified, California licensed, full time Internal Medicine Physician to work in our health center. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
Position: Internal Medicine Physican
Hours: Full Time (40 hours)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Per specialty, perform complete examination of patients including adults, children and infants
Access and manage acute and chronic conditions and participate in disease registry
Screen all patients for health maintenance needs, including immunizations
Educates patients and family members in health promotion, disease prevention and birth control methods as appropriate
Assists in preparation and selection of patient education materials
Provides preliminary telephone consultation to patients, when requested, inviting patients to be seen in VCH preferentially. Also, contact patients for follow-up care in case of life threatening illness
Helps coordinate efficient flow of patients through the system of care
Helps monitor status of referrals
Obtain and review patient histories and develops patient care charts, ensuring completeness and accuracy
Participate in Quality Assurance, peer review and maintain confidentiality
Participate in quality improvement, chart audits, and process improvement programs both system wide and cluster specific
Participate in cluster specific meetings and administrative task as assigned by Medical Director or cluster lead Clinicians
Helps in recording of no-show visits and lab results/refills
Participates or collaborate with marketing and other health education staff on education and patient recruitment health fairs
Maintain current knowledge-base and appropriate licensure
Maintain productivity per VCH standard
Ensure compliance with license requirements as stated in Title 22
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
M.D. or D.O. degree, completion of a residency in a primary care specialty (family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics or Ob/Gyn) and a current license to practice in the State of California. Fluency in Spanish and experience with medically indigent patients are desired but not required.
Ability to perform physical examination of patients
Risk of exposure to infectious disease
*Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.
VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
VCH offers competitive salaries and benefits along with CME allowances, license reimbursement and loan repayment.