The Primary Care Physician is responsible for providing medical diagnosis, treatment services and managing quality health care services to patients of Marin Community Clinics. The Primary Care Physician directly reports to the Site Medical Director and indirectly supervises the family nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
• Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population.
• Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
• Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
• Trains and supervises medical students and residents engaged in specialty activities and procedures, as appropriate.
• Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
• As appropriate to the position, participates in specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
• Attends medical staff meetings and general staff meetings.
• Assists in the ongoing development and implementation of performance-improvement activities such as quality assurance, peer review, and staff development.
• Maintains a professional relationship with staff and patients.
• Assists in the coordination and integration of all health clinic outreach programs as directed by the Medical Director.
• Performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve clinic goals and objectives, as directed by the Medical Director.
• Care team responsibilities as outlined in the Care Team Patient Center Medical Home Procedures.
Medical Doctor with three (3) to five (5) years of directly related experience which may include residency in a directly related medical specialty.
• Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred
• State of California Medical License or Osteopathic Physician License.
• Federal DEA Registration.
• Medical Specialty License or Certification; Board certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical Specialty.
• Must maintain CEUs as required for certification renewals.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
• Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
• Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
• Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
• Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
• Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
• Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
• Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
• Ability to lead and supervise the work of others.
• A very high, sensitive and delicately balanced rapport is necessary when dealing with patients and staff.
• Successful candidate must submit to post offer, post-employment physical examination/medical history check.
• Must be CPR Certified.
• Pre-employment background investigation may be required.
• Must be able to work flexible hours.