Lead Physician

Patient Makeup

State - CA

Year Founded - 1995

MODEL - FQHC

Number of Locations - 5

AREA - Urban


Overview

We offer comprehensive primary medical care, dental care and mental health care to homeless people, people living in public housing, and other under-served people living in and around our urban Southern California city. We also partner with multiple organizations to serve mentally ill patients in transitional housing at multiple clinical service sites throughout our community. We offer holistic and spiritual care, addressing mind, body, soul and spirit.

Mission & Passions

Our mission is to show God's love by providing quality, comprehensive healthcare to the homeless and under-served.               

Job Info

Job Title - Lead Physician

Job Description·  

Southern California FQHC clinic is seeking a Lead Physician.

  • Assesses needs of patients and prescribes treatment.

  • Supervises other providers (mid-level providers and physicians) clinically and administratively at their primary clinical site or designated sites.

  • Actively supports the mission of to show Gods love by providing quality, comprehensive healthcare to the homeless and under-served.

  • Provide ongoing clinical supervision of designated mid-level Providers and physicians, including serving as the designated clinical supervisor to appointed Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

  • Provide administrative and clinical guidance to providers under their supervision, responding promptly to requests for help, and helping providers obtain available resources to do their jobs effectively.

  • Be a leader in active and regular communication with other department leaders, such as the clinic manager, Medical Assistant Supervisor, nurse, and pharmacy director.

  • Work with the clinic manager, Chief Medical Officer, and Administrative Associate to the CMO to manage the provider schedule at the sites and respond to changes and call-outs.  

Job Qualifications Education, Skills, and Experience   

  •  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

  • Licensed to practice medicine in California.  BC/BE Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.

  • Prior experience in a community clinic is preferred.

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

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to carriers of contagious diseases such as TB, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.  The employee may have to deal with irate and irrational clients who may or may not be under the influence of mind-altering substances such as cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, etc.