Company: Comprehensive Community Health Centers Inc.
Location: North Hollywood
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Provides primary and preventive care by diagnosing and treating
diseases, injuries, and other disorders in person at a CCHC health
center site and/or through a telehealth setting at home or at other
locations outside of CCHC health center sites.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide medical services to the patients of CCHC, inclusive of all
functions necessary to provide quality medical care.
Comfortable using new technology, including but not limited to
CCHC's telehealth platform, and demonstrating flexibility with
frequent change and platform product improvements.
Performing telehealth services at a CCHC health center site, from
home, or at other locations outside of CCHC health center sites, at
the request and direction of CCHC and on its behalf
To stabilize and refer when necessary patients presenting to office
in need of urgent care regardless of whether the patient falls
within the category normally seen by that physician.
To examine and treat any patient assigned to another provider or
assist in the triaging and rescheduling should that other provider
be unable to attend or complete their office duties for emergency
To complete the patient charts according to the usual accepted
standards of the medical practice and according to the specific
requirements set forth by the medical record criteria
To assist in obtaining lab specimens from their patients should
difficulty be encountered in obtaining such specimens.
To complete administrative projects as assigned by the Medical
To complete any requirements needed to maintain a medical license,
board certification or admitting privileges at the hospital to
which they admit their patients.
To participate in the on-call schedule as set forth by the Medical
To supervise Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in the
area of the physicians specialty.
To serve as preceptor for medical students, nurse practitioners,
physician assistant students, and residents as assigned by the
To be familiar with and adhere to all of the medical offices policy
and procedure manuals.
Serving as supervisory physician for the mid-level providers
regarding clinical issues and State regulatory requirements.
To participate in any Quality Assurance activities of this medical
practice and assist with any audits necessary to complete QA
activities or specific program requirements.
Continually advise administration of any issues that may impact the
Perform other related duties assigned by the Medical Director.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Graduate from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor
of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).
Completion of an accredited residency.
Board certification or board eligible in specialty.
Unrestricted license to practice within California.
PALS or NRP, ACLS may be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Advanced knowledge of principles, procedures, methods and
techniques of medical and health care.
Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of medical
Ability to keep all Medical and DEA License, CME, etc.,
Ability to know how to listen, as well as how to explain
complicated conditions or procedures to someone with no medical
Must have the analytical skills to review symptoms and test results
and determine a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Good interpersonal skills are needed in communicating clearly and
compassionately with patients and their families.
Ability to stay abreast of new techniques, new equipment and be
contemporary with the latest medical discoveries.
Practice using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical
considerations of the practice of medicine.
Know limitations and seek consult when advisable.
Work productivity must demonstrate ability to see a minimum case
load of 24 patients per day.
Effectively work patients into their schedules as the caseload
demands and respond to a variety of unforeseen daily circumstances,
including emergency care of patients.
Ability to see patients in a timely and efficient manner, staying
reasonably on time for scheduled appointments throughout the day,
unless exceptional circumstances occur.
Ability to find solutions when barriers are identified.
Strong documentation skills.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize when needed.
Ability to independently seek out resources and work
Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written
Experience and work ethics that supports working within a high
functioning, team-oriented environment.
Demonstrates a willingness and ability to work under
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with
Ability to use computer and learn new software programs.
Excellent interpersonal skills reflecting clarity and diplomacy and
the ability to communicate accurately and effectively with all
levels of staff and management.
Demonstrates ability to work in a regulatory climate that includes
oversight of state and federal entities, payer contracts etc.
Possesses ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in
Possesses genuine respect for others and acceptance of their
individual social and cultural traits.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook.
Able to travel and attend professional meetings, conferences,
trainings and clinic sites.
Demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm, and willingness to cooperate
while working with others in multi-disciplinary teams.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Position requires prolonged sitting at a computer, some bending,
lifting, stooping and stretching. Good eye-hand coordination and
manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard,
photocopy machine, telephone, and other office equipment is also
required. Employee must have normal range of hearing and eyesight.
NOTE: The essential job functions for this position include, but
may not be limited to those listed in this job description.
Employees hired for this position must be able to perform the
essential functions of this job without imposing significant risk
of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or
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