San Mateo, CA
"San Mateo County Health seeks leaders to join integrated Health Department as head of one of our high performing clinical teams as a Supervising Physician. This is a full-time opportunity to oversee the excellent team work at one of the most desirable adult care team sites. The Innovative Care Clinic has led the way in performance improvement and care team development. This leader will be involved in quality improvement and program development as well as on-site clinical work and supervision of a large provider team.
The Innovative Care Clinic located on the main campus includes pharmacy, ancillary services and specialty care services within the same building. It has also led the way in our primary care transformation utilizing team-based concepts, embedded chronic care case management and a fully integrated behavioral health team. Daily improvement and engaged staff and providers take care of over 7000 patients.
The Innovative Care Clinic is part of San Mateo Medical Center, a fully accredited acute/long term care/teaching hospital whose vision is to help every patient live the healthiest life possible. We are a truly integrated health care delivery system offering primary care, specialty, ancillary, inpatient, long term care and emergency services connected through a unified leadership structure and integrated IT systems.
San Mateo County Health has adopted a philosophy and practice of excellence called LEAP (Learn, Engage, Aspire, Perfect -as a verb), adapted from ""Lean,"" which is a way to engage everyone in the organization to create value for our clients. San Mateo Medical Center seeks a leader who will wholeheartedly embrace and model principles for operational excellence--including leading with humility, thinking about the whole system, creating value for clients, and respecting every individual. We use lean Lean/LEAP methodology as the core of all our improvement work, and we strive to create a community of engaged problem solvers.
Some additional benefits: Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes flexible scheduling options, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards, strong leadership training, and additional administrative leave benefits.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skill and success in all or most of the following areas:
Communication and Consensus Building: Has had experience bringing diverse viewpoints and stakeholders together successfully to accomplish goals and commands the trust and respect of others.
Vision, Initiative, and Innovation: Has a keen interest in team based care and creating a positive patient experience and has demonstrated innovation and initiative in realizing that vision.
Project Management and Teamwork: Has overseen and led complex projects and coordinated interdisciplinary teams.
Supervision and mentoring: Has significant experience in supervising and mentoring others.
At least two years of experience as a physician in a primary care clinic, a minimum of six months of lead or supervisory experience overseeing a primary care clinic, including direct supervision of licensed staff.
Must be Board Certified in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area
Excellent Benefit Package
• Health benefits include family coverage options, health, eye and dental insurance, basic disability, and medical malpractice coverage
• Retirement plans and health benefits for retirees
• Wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym
• Additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards
• CME funds ($3,000/year) for license/books and other supplies
• Some NHSC loan repayment support available
• Administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be used as leave or cashed out up to 50% each Spring
• 15% administrative time
• Protected quality improvement project time
Examples Of Duties
Direct and administer a medical or public health program.
Provide clinical supervision and direction to all levels of medical/professional staff including assigning, directing, and monitoring work.
Develop and monitor adherence to medical policies, procedures and protocols.
Provide consultation services.
Advise community physicians regarding public health treatment and practices.
Train and supervise interns and residents.
Coordinate the work of consulting physicians.
Conduct comprehensive medical histories and physical examinations.
Prescribe and administer treatment and medication as necessary.
Develop standards of medical care for specialty area.
Participate in in-service training programs.
Supervise medical, professional, and technical and support staff; full supervision includes responsibility for selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Health care management practices and principles including revenue retrieval.
Current developments, trends and research in a medical specialty.
Principles and practices of supervision.
Development of medical policies, procedures and protocols.
Preparation of comprehensive reports and other correspondence.
Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects.
Laws, statues, codes, and regulations related to the specialty area which govern health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements.
Advanced principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application.
Medical diagnosis and treatment.
Direct medical programs.
Clinically supervise and provide lead direction to medical/professional staff, including physicians.
Fully supervise staff, including selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action.
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence.
Apply principles of effective management techniques.
Diagnose patients and prescribe treatment or therapy in the designated specialty area.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, hospital staff, community organizations and others.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals within the County or at any level within the Health Services Department.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is:
Three years of experience in the designated medical specialty. Board Certification or eligibility for certification in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area is highly desirable.
License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California.
Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a ""continuous"" basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.