Outpatient Clinic and SNF Physician - SIHD

US-CA-Lone Pine
Req No.
2016-1446
Category
Clinical Care
Type
Regular Full-Time
Lone Pine

Overview

Join our team at Southern Inyo Hospital in beautiful Lone Pine, California!

 

Be a part of TEAM HCCA at Southern Inyo Healthcare District! 

 

HealthCare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) is a performance driven organization dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our patients, our physicians, our teammates, and our community. HCCA's vision is to develop a high quality, affordable integrated delivery system focused on improving the wellness and health of the community. Our goal is to be recognized as the best integrated delivery system in the country by being the BEST place to work, practice and receive care. 

 

Southern Inyo Local Healthcare District is dedicated to maintaining and improving health of residents and visitors of the District through a coordinated health program, including acute inpatient and outpatient services, skilled nursing, education, referral services, and recruitment of health care personnel, with the support of the Citizens in Support of Southern Inyo Hospital, the Inyo County Supervisors, and the voters within the Southern Inyo Healthcare District boundaries. 

 

SIHD & HCCA are Equal Opportunity Employers! 

Responsibilities

The Clinical Physicians diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. They examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.

2. Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' condition.

3. Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.

4. Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.

5. Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.

6. Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.

7. Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.

8. Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.

9. Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.

10. Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.

11. Plan, implement, or administer health programs or standards in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention or treatment of injury or illness.

12. Train residents, medical students, and other health care professionals.

13. Prepare government or organizational reports which include birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or medical status of individuals.

14. Conduct research to study anatomy and develop or test medications, treatments, or procedures to prevent or control disease or injury.


Supervisory Controls

Work is performed under the general direction of the Clinical Director. This position requires consistent sound judgment and the ability to work independently with minimum direct supervision. The Clinical Physician will work within the context of standing orders and protocols.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Doctoral or professional degree

Experience: 

  • Three years experience in a clinical setting is recommended.

License or Certification: 

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written forms using the English language.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from residents, patients, physicians, peers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 


Specialized Skills:

  • Must have ability to complete required documentation and required written follow-up. 


General Measurement Criteria:


Meets Expectations/standards:

  • Successfully meets established goals.
  • Demonstrates competencies critical to job performance.
  • Maintains knowledge base required to perform job responsibilities. 

Does Not Meet Expectations/standards:

  • Established goals and responsibilities are not met.
  • Does not demonstrate competencies critical to job performance.
  • Continued guidance or supervision required to meet expectations.
  • Needs to improve performance immediately.
  • Note: A performance improvement plan is required for employees receiving a Does Not Meet rating.

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