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Family Practice- Geriatrics Physician needed for an outpatient Clinic

Company: Cano Health
Location: Lynwood
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice-Geriatrics opening in Lynwood, California. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

At Cano Health, our culture is a "family of families", growing stronger together to improve the lives of our patients, communities, and our associates. A culture that succeeds because of the hearts and minds of our people. Our values and guiding principles transform our lives with purpose and passion, becoming one focused source of hopeful change. A leadership culture that cultivates and empowers our people to gain ownership for their contributions and success. The Cano Movement is proof of what everyday people with a passion for health care can accomplish together!






Job Summary




The physician will provide health care for individuals in the Clinic commensurate with training and in accordance with the general policies and standards of practice, as established by the clinic. Delivers care appropriate for center with a multicultural patient population. Elicits detailed patient histories and conducts complete physician examinations. Reaches diagnosis and orders appropriate laboratory tests and referrals, etc., as well as counsels patient and family on health and disease.






Essential Duties & Responsibilities





The Physician reports directly to our Medical Director and are primarily responsible for the provision of high-quality medical care to our patients.
Provide all physician care generally provided at a family practice or managed care facility.
Actively manage all aspects of patient care while on shift. Supervise and direct the center's other clinical staff (Medical Assistants, X-Ray Technicians, etc.).

Ensure that all charts and medical records are accurately completed in a timely manner; and adhere to all clinical policies and procedures.
Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals.
Arrange for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided at the urgent care center.
Evaluate patients, based on medical training and/or specialty, to determine the medical condition of the patient, through the performance of physical examinations, thereby, establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan.
Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings; refer and transfer patients for follow-up and/or specialty care and discharge patients.

Participate in the development of clinic protocols and formulary.

Document each on site/in office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in patient's chart and on the clinic's encounter forms, within a 24-hour period.
Counsel patient regarding medical and other problems which might affect patient's health and well-being.

Provide direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, regarding the administering of a patient's care.
Provide supervision in case assignment to nurse practitioner/physician assistant, including sign off on charts, where applicable.
Perform other job-related duties, as may be assigned, by the Chief Medical Officer.





Additional Duties & Responsibilities




Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





Education & Experience





  • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and valid unencumbered license to practice the profession
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Current active Federal and State DEA License





    Knowledge, Skills & Proficiencies





    • Proven experience as a Physician
    • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
    • Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology
    • Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications
    • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Respect for patient's confidentiality
    • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred but not required




      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

      Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, geriatric medicine jobs, geriatrician jobs, gerontologist jobs, family medicine specialist jobs

Keywords: Cano Health, Lynwood , Family Practice- Geriatrics Physician needed for an outpatient Clinic, Healthcare , Lynwood, California

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