• Family Medicine Physician

    Job Locations US-CA-Hayward
    Job ID
    2018-1176
    Location Site
    HAYWARD -HWD
    Category
    Clinical Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay, Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center has an opening for a Family Practice Physician who would like the opportunity to help build and further expand the practice at Tiburcio’s Firehouse Clinic, referred to as a convenient care model. The Firehouse Clinic is a beautiful new facility and is located adjacent to a Hayward, CA firehouse. It provides full-scope routine primary health care, prevention medicine and dental care for all ages. This position is part of a team which includes NP/PAs and other ancillary staff.

     

    Firehouse clinicians have a smaller patient panel size to accommodate more walk-in, same day, and urgent care appointments. The Firehouse is open 8am-8pm Monday – Friday. The hours are ideal for physicians wanting to work three 12 hour shifts, or four 10 hour shifts.

     

    The Firehouse has been featured on PBS:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loEh1DSdEAk

     

     

    As a Federally Qualified Health Center, the ideal candidate must have demonstrated a commitment to caring for underserved patient populations. Tiburcio is a special place that offers work/life balance. It is a medical community of like-minded providers, nurses and ancillary staff who are here to make a difference. It’s a team consumed by a passion to set new standards of care and service. We are deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

     

    This is a full-time benefited position working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday (may include periodic Saturday hours); however, you have the ability to work three, four or five day work weeks.

     

    Benefits

    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance Generous leaves including vacation, sick, holiday and five annual CME days and allowance
    • 403(b) retirement savings plan
    • Medical and DEA license reimbursement and full malpractice insurance, including tail coverage
    • Loan repayment/forgiveness candidacy (PC HPSA scores = 15) through the National Health Service Corp. To learn more, visit the following link: Eligible for State repayment programs. www.nhsc.hrsa.gov

     

     

     

    The Bay Area boasts a laid back California style with big city energy and opportunities. Living in the Bay Area provides great weather combined with beautiful natural attractions such as beaches, redwoods, state parks, wine country and wildlife. We also offer great restaurants and a vibrant and varied food culture. It is culturally diverse and alive with music, art, theatre and literary events year round. The Bay Area is the kind of place where you can find exciting, big city living (Oakland/San Francisco) or go right up the road and enjoy a simpler and smaller community (Orinda/Lafayette) all within reach. Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center is nestled in the heart of the Bay Area with easy access to most major highways and public transportation.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides direct clinical care in accordance with highest applicable standards of medical practices, in full accordance with health center policies and protocols. 
    • Maintains accurate medical records through our electronic health records system.
    • Assists with day to day oversight of NP/PAs.
    • Assists with implementation of site quality improvement initiatives. 
    • Provides direct clinical care in accordance with highest applicable standards of medical practices, in full accordance with health center policies and protocols.
    • Acts as primary consultant on all cases assigned to the clinician based on the medical specialty.
    • Provides supervision in case management and procedures to NP, PA as needed including sign-off on charts, co-signatures for forms and prescriptions.

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:

    • Candidates must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Practice and possess a current CA Medical Licensure and a desire to work with multi-cultural, high-risk patients in outpatient primary care.
    • Commitment to a community health philosophy of wellness, prevention and primary care.
    • Bilingual preferred but not required.

    General Skills Required

    • Have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine and allied services commensurate with his/her training.
    • Demonstrated ability to build the trust and respect of patients, staff, colleagues, external contacts, and other organizational members.
    • Good problem solving skills required, including creativity, resourcefulness, timeliness, and technical knowledge related to analyzing and resolving medical problems.
    • Willingness and ability to work periodic evenings and/or weekends, as needed.
    • The ideal candidate must be dedicated to building a collaborative team model of care, and ideally experienced working with the under-served.­­­­­­­

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