The Saban Community Clinic was founded on the principle that healthcare is a right, not a privilege. Our clinics provide Whole Person Care to everyone regardless of income or immigration status. This includes medical, behavioral health and dental care.
For over 50 years, we have been redefining community health through a systemic approach that creates a lasting impact on individual lives and creates healthier communities.
The Physician is responsible for providing comprehensive direct primary and urgent care to an ethnically and socially diverse patient population, mostly indigent, in accordance with protocols, policies and procedures; and ensuring quality of care and services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides primary care services to Clinic patients including:
- Conducting physical examinations
- Ordering and interpreting the results of laboratory, x-ray and other tests;
- Determining and implementing courses of treatment,
- Providing and monitoring the results of treatment; and adjusting as needed
- Proactively assists the patient and family through all facets of accessing care at the Clinic and elsewhere, serving as a resource to resolve patient and family concerns.
- Confers with student and resident physicians and other professional and support staff regarding care and treatment of patients and assists/mentors them in management of illness.
- Participates in the improving the quality of care including participation in peer review, setting clinical standards for medical support staff, and monitoring quality of medical services to patients.
- Meets and consults with other staff providers on an on-going, regular basis to discuss clinical concerns and opportunities for care improvement.
- Participates in team meetings and provides input on general operational issues to improve the quality of health care delivery including the Clinic’s Best Practices team to create and monitor protocols/guidelines for patient care and uniformity of forms.
- Participates in the development and implementation of new Clinic programs; may assume leadership for new health care initiatives and projects.
- Identifies training needs of staff and collaborates others to develop and implement appropriate training programs and opportunities to ensure a skilled and knowledgeable staff.
- A valid license to practice medicine in the State of California, with no pending or previous disciplinary action from any state licensing entity
- Board certification or eligibility in primary care specialty (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Obstetrics & Gynecology)
- Current DEA license and BCLS certificate
- Competency in evaluating and treating general pediatric and adult ambulatory care
- Basic knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relating to care of patients in a clinic setting; and prior experience with county, state and federal programs such as CHDP, FPACT, EWC, Medi-Cal and Title X is preferred.
Perks and Benefits:
- Chiropractor/Acupuncture Care
- 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching
- Generous paid time off
Come be a part of our team and make a difference in our patients' lives!