Family Practice-Geriatrics opening in Lynwood, California. This
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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
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
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
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,
Perform other job-related duties, as may be assigned, by the Chief
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
- 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
- Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and
- Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and
- In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine
- 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
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.
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