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Physician / Family Practice / California / Permanent / Physician Needed in Sacramento, California

Location
Sacramento, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022
WellSpace Health is one of Sacramentos premier non-profit organizations proudly serving the homeless and underserved community of Sacramento for over 40 years. We offer professional services including: high quality primary health care; family planning; womens health including OB; immunizations; well child care and testing; diagnosis and treatment; addiction treatment; mental health counseling and pediatric dentistry.

We are a leader in integrated care, blending physical health services with our well-known addiction and mental health treatment. We also offer a range of medical products through community partnerships including our T3 Program (Triage, Transport and Treat) that reduces Emergency Room overcrowding and our Interim Care Program (ICP) that reduces medical relapse following hospital discharge. In 2010 we have opened the first pediatric dentist clinic in the Sacramento area for our community.

Summary Statement:
The Staff Physician obtains medical histories and performs medical evaluations on clinic patients, treats medical problems, maintains records, and provides health education.

Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Training, and Licensure):
Licensed physician with the State of California required;
Must have current DEA number;
Two plus years related experience preferred;
OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job;
Current First Aid and CPR Certification;
Knowledge of primary care principles and practices;
Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects, and proper administration;
Knowledge of patient care, addiction treatment and mental health disorders;
Knowledge of community resources;
Ability to perform medical examinations using standard medical procedures;
Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress;
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations;
Ability to educate patients and/or families and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment;
Ability to maintain detailed records;
Ability to establish and maintain positive, professional relationships;
Good oral and written communication skills;
Good computer skills, including MS Office, preferred.
Valid California Drivers license with insurable driving record.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The work environment is characteristic of clinic environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is also required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must also possess hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately loud; incumbent must be able to focus in an environment with many distractions.

The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances and/or not attentive to personal health. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the clients use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee may also be exposed to bodily fluids (blood, urine) and hazardous chemicals. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 701862885-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: WellSpace Health.
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent