This immediate opportunity will be responsible for the clinical evaluation and management of patients. The physician will serve as a specialist to provide clinical care or consultation for patients. They will also provide support for the families/care givers. Accountable to utilize the appropriate level of care; working with other physicians, providers, and staff to facilitate immediate treatment. The physician will coordinate care to ensure quality patient care. Utilize advanced medical knowledge, experience, and skills to ensure quality outcomes and appropriate utilization of resources.
Provide medical treatment and follow up of illness and injuries
Perform patient evaluations and physical examinations including various tests, analyses, and diagnostic imaging (e.g., x-rays) to make a diagnosis
Review physical findings and diagnostic results to formulate a treatment plan
Perform suturing of lacerations, minor surgical procedures
Chart and review patient transactions, visits, medical histories, physical examinations, files/records, diagnoses, plans of action, including allergies, medications, and immunization status in accordance with company policies and procedures
Review and supervise patient services provided by the allied healthcare practitioner, as needed.
Prescribe medication including controlled substances appropriately in accordance with state and federal statutes
Promote health by advising patient about diet, hygiene, and other disease preventing measures
Resolve client grievances regarding medical issues
Participate in developing and implementing special medical projects and services onsite and offsite
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, clients, the general public, and respect for cultural diversities
Comply with applicable regulations and with corporate policies and procedures
Must Self-motivated to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
Complete medical reports in a timely manner
Is consistently punctual
Other duties relevant to physician health practice as assigned
Doctor of Medicine Degree from a U.S. accredited institution;
1-2 years clinical experience in Occupational Medicine, General Practice, or Emergency Medicine (Board Certification Preferred);
Current license to practice in the State of California;
Current DEA license;
Current BCLS (CPR/AED) or ACLS certification• 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.Valid DEA.
PALS or NRP, ACLS may be required
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 others.
Comprehensive Community Health Centers, Inc. (CCHC) is a California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation. CCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). CCHC operates four primary care clinics providing medical, dental and some mental services to underserved people in metropolitan Los Angeles. CCHC clinics are located in Glendale, Eagle Rock, Highland Park and North Hollywood.
CCHC serves the low-income, under-served, primarily immigrant, Latino, Armenian, and Asian communities of its clinics’ locations, as well as communities across the San Fernando Valley, East Hollywood and East LA. CCHC health care providers speak the languages of the community.