Primary Care Physician, Community Health Center, Northern, CA
The largest community health center network in Sonoma County, providing medical care, mental health services and dental care at nine health centers that serve nearly 50,000 patients each year is seeking a staff physician to provide medical care to the center's patients.
The Primary Care Physician will provide professional medical services as a member of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Team. Create an ongoing relationship with each patient (and as appropriate with their families or caregivers) by providing access, continuity, education and comprehensive care via diagnosis and treatment of patients. Actively support organizational priorities of patient care, quality, education, and sustainability. Provide patient centered service and support a positive work environment. Provides for the patient's health care needs and when needed, arranges care with other qualified professionals.
Assure quality and safety by adhering to PCMH principles, including teamwork, evidence-based medicine, quality monitoring, and active participation of patients in decision-making. Provides timely follow-up on patients seen including chart notations, lab review, and referrals to specialists including providing after hours coverage as required by site. Participates in Team meetings, Quality meetings, and other professional activities as requested by the Medical Director.
Provide on-site day to day clinical supervision and back-up of Family Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Provide back up for Family Physicians as needed.