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Pediatrician – CommuniCare+OLE

Napa, CA

Tentative Start/Hire By Date:  9/1/2024

Description:

About CommuniCare+OLE

Established in 2023, CommuniCare+OLE is the result of a union of two health centers with a deep roots in their respective communities and reputations for providing high-quality primary care to all, regardless of insurance or ability to pay: OLE Health of Napa and Solano Counties and CommuniCare Health Centers of Yolo County. Building on a legacy established by both organizations in 1972, CommuniCare+OLE is a network of federally-qualified health centers with 17 sites across Napa, Solano, and Yolo Counties. It offers comprehensive care, including medical, dental, behavioral health and substance use treatment, nutrition, optometry, pharmacy, care coordination, referrals, and enrollment assistance to more than 70,000 individuals, and no one is turned away due to lack of insurance, immigration status, or ability to pay. Many services are offered outside of its sites, including mobile health, home visiting, and community and school-based programs.

BENEFITS

• Sign On Bonus through Partnership Health Plan of California
• Internal Forgiveable Loan Program
• HRSA/NHSC Loan Repayment Eligible
• Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
• Employer covers 90% of employee medical, dental and vision premium and 50% of dependent premium
• 18 days of PTO (Vacation & Sick)
• 10 Paid Holidays + 1 Float Holiday
• CME/CE
• 4% Employer Match for 403(b) retirement plan
• Tuition Reimbursement of up to $2,000 per Calendar Year for part-time and full-time employees (prorated per Full-Time Equivalent)
• Life & Accidental Insurance Coverage
• Employer contribution for Health Savings Account
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Limited FSA Options
• Employee Wellness Plan

JOB SUMMARY: The Pediatrician is responsible for providing medical diagnosis, treatment services and managing quality health care services to patients under age 21 while working closely with other healthcare staff in a team approach.

KNOWLEDGE OF WORK

• Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care
• Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise
• Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage
• Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise
• Knowledge of Electronic Health Records and related computer systems
• Ability to collaborate with mutual providers of treatment in mental health and substance use settings as well as work well with the primary care team
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task and have strong time management skills
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress
• Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise
• Ability to communicate in Spanish

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provides the following health care services for patients: assessment/evaluation, diagnosis, treatment/prescribing, planning and education
• Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions
• Reviews and manages patient information including labs, diagnostic images, prescription refills, outside consultation notes, previous medical records, specialist referrals, etc.
• Trains and supervises medical students and residents, as appropriate
• Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care services as appropriate
• Prioritizes patient care throughout the day
• Provides acute triage over the phone or with walk in patients
• Performs various in office procedures as directed
• Documents all appropriate information in electronic health record system
• Responds to messages and relay information to patients and other external sources as needed
• Completes various medical related forms as needed
• Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as appropriate
• May participate in and collaborate with staff/teams on various support-related functions including quality assurance, care team development, system optimization, empanelment, policy and procedure development, etc.
• Trains and supervises medical students and residents, as appropriate
• Documents care in the medical record and appropriately complete encounter forms for each patient encounter
• Maintains hospital privileges, licensure, CPR, and DEA certification, as well as other certifications and licenses as required
• Functions as a member of the medical team, including maintaining appropriate communications with other team members and attendance at agency meetings
• Attends medical staff meetings and general staff meetings
• Maintains a level of professional and ethical behavior
• Performs other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  • MD or DO, licensed in California, with Board Certification.
  •  Must have or obtain current California medication furnishing license.
  • Must have or obtain current DEA License
  •  Must maintain CEUs as required for certification renewals.
  •  Current Basic Life Support CPR certification required.
  •  Experience in a community healthcare center preferred.
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills; Bilingual (English/Spanish) language preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills required; must have ability to handle difficult patients.
  •  Must have strong time management skills, ability to prioritize, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills required.
  •  Computer and data entry skills required; electronic health record system preferred.

 

How to Apply: https://www.olehealth.org/job/pediatrician-2/

Posted on June 13, 2024