Physician - Family Practice
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Summary of Position Under the direction of the Chief Medical
Officer, and in collaboration with the Practice Manager, serve as
staff physician at TrueCare and provide comprehensive medical
services to patients of TrueCare. Essential Functions Clinical
Quality & Competence (60%) - Provide comprehensive medical services
including on-call coverage and hospitalization (as applicable) for
patients of TrueCare while remaining adaptable and flexible. -
Perform clinical procedures & services that are within the approved
skills profile and/or scope of practice. - Provide medical backup
as necessary to all TrueCare health center sites and clinicians
while remaining adaptable and flexible. - Display cultural
competency to meet the needs of the communities served by TrueCare.
- Identify patients for preventive care or care management. - Work
with team for continual care coordination. - Collaborate with team
to prioritize and identify patients who would benefit from care
coordination. - Champion continuous quality improvement efforts. -
Practice daily patient communication within the model of a huddle.
- Provide supervision, consultation, medical backup and instruction
when needed to Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants,
Registered Nurses and other health care delivery team members in
all TrueCare sites as applicable. - Open to serving as a preceptor
to medical and paraprofessional students placed with TrueCare. -
Facilitate transfer of care to other TrueCare clinicians when
religious/personal beliefs interfere with the clinician's ability
to offer full care options (i.e. abortion referral, contraceptive
management, etc.). - Be accessible by telephone/pager during hours
scheduled, when on-call and at other times as requested by the
Practice Manager, Chief Medical Officer and/ or Chief Executive
Officer. - Adhere to TrueCare Medical Staff Bylaws - Utilize
medical staff protocols for referral, follow-up and quality
assurance. - Agree to comply with adopted TrueCare clinical
guidelines - Work closely with Health Educator to provide
appropriate health education and follow-up to patients - Assist the
Practice Manager and the Chief Medical Officer with employee
evaluations for the Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants,
Nurses and Medical Assistants as needed. - Be responsible for
attending continuing education programs and provide evidence of
necessary education completion to upgrade medical skills and
maintain licensing requirements. - Obtain and maintain Board
Certification (as applicable). - Assist the Chief Executive and /or
Chief Medical Officer in program development as requested. -
Participate in Quality Assurance Program including audits, peer
review, patient satisfaction, protocol development and in-servicing
training. - Contribute to the success of TrueCare by participating
in quality improvements activities. - Attend meetings and other
in-service training as established by the Chief Medical Officer. -
Complete legible and legally defensible medical records in a timely
manner on a daily basis. - Participate in utilization review and
management. - Display knowledge of normal signs of human
development and ability to assess and provide age appropriate care.
- Perform other duties as requested. - Comply with all regulations
regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report
unethical, fraudulent or unlawful behavior or activity.Measured by
peer review, patient satisfaction, credentialing, and QM activities
Productivity & Practice Management (35%)
- Maintain productivity standards within 10% of the practice goal
and/or as required.
- Perform in high volume and emergency situations as
- Start clinic on or before the scheduled time.
- Show up at meetings as required on or before the scheduled
- Coordinates communication during the following situations:
- Calls if he/she is going to be late.
- Signs out patients to the appropriate clinician/nursing staff
for call or follow-up.
- Gives appropriate notice as required by TrueCare for time
- Responds to pages in a timely manner during working hours and
- Works with nursing staff to facilitate prescription refills,
- Accepts additional patients into the schedule when
- Accommodates urgent patients including walk-ins.
- Minimizes rescheduling of patients; provides direction on what
to do when it becomes necessary.
- Completes and submits all billing in an agreed upon timely
manner (usually by the end of the day).
- Completes billing tickets to reflect accurate coding & charges
of all services rendered.
- Agrees to follow each respective health center site's Policies
- Answers messages and signs off clinical reports (consults,
labs, x-ray's, etc.) in a timely manner.Measured by competency
assessment, productivity, coding/billing audits, department
meetings and staff input Organization & Community Contribution (5%)
- Participates in practice building activities (at least one
outreach activity a quarter), which includes, but is not limited to
the following: clinicians volunteering their time to approved
clinical activities, appearance on TV/Radio programs, health topic
speaking engagements, agency sponsored health fairs, newspaper
articles, teaching, running specialty clinics and appointment as
director of any department or service at a hospital that promotes
the name of North County Health Services and provides an increased
awareness of the care that is provided to the underserved.
- Participates in organizational committees and task forces.
- Provides input into the development of the Annual Health Care
- Attends 75% of clinical department meetings and is active
within the provider group. Measured by competency assessment and
strategic planning JOB QUALIFICATIONS Skills: Highly effective oral
and written communication skills. Ability to relate to and work
with people of all ages, social and ethnic backgrounds and maintain
patient confidentiality. Ability to work independently and as a
part of a team and inspire confidence and trust in patients and
staff. Ability to share the TRUECARE mission and team orientation
approach. Ability to understand patient needs as consumers of
health care and focus service around those needs. Ability and
willingness to obtain hospital privileges. Maintain
confidentiality. Knowledge and EducationBoard Certified or Eligible
for Board Certification in primary care specialties. State of
California license as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy.
Current CPR certification. Bilingual (English/Spanish)
preferredTrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a
condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations. At
TrueCare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team
understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and
every person who walks through our doors. Visit truecare.org to
learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!
TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity
and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the
basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry,
sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or
military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local
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