Physicians San Francisco, California


Developmental Pediatrician |San Mateo, CA

Opportunity to support the underserved IDD/behavioral health population with some of the best clinical staff in the state. Unmatched benefits package designed to give you competitive compensation, flexibility, growth, and work/life balance. We hope the next chapter in your career is with Columbus a family of employees that treats everyone with dignity and respect. We share a passion for supporting the IDD/behavioral health community and do everything in our power to help people achieve their meaningful-life goals.

Salary Range: Highly Competitive

Sign-On Bonus: $10,000

City, State:San Mateo, CA

Retention Bonus: Available

Shift Times: 8 am to 5 pm, M-F

Flex Time Off 6 Weeks



Benefits Offered:

  • Cigna Medical/Dental/Prescription Insurance
  • Reimbursement for Licensure/Certification
  • Vision Care
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Life Insurance with Buy-Up Option
  • Phone/Travel Stipends
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Generous Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Accident/Hospital/Cancer Plans
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health Advocacy Program


Role and Responsibilities:
 Provide medical evaluations as part of the assessment process to determine eligibility for potential clients and provide consultation on medical matters to Social Workers and other staff in their ongoing efforts to serve clients.


Age-Related Competencies:
Demonstrates age-appropriate communication skills for the patient population served.
Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific community resources.



  • Ability to interpret issues/symptoms clients share and ability to interpret medical terms, symptoms, and diagnoses into a language understood by case managers and other staff
  • Ability to make correct medical decisions, at times, with incomplete information
  • Ability to be an accurate observer of (developmental) behavior in adults and children
  • Written communication: ability to develop standard business communications, using proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Oral communication: the ability to convey complex information and ideas in a clear, concise, and professional manner
  • Ability to operate essential office equipment, including scanners, copiers, faxes, phones, and basic familiarity with MS Word®, MS Excel®, MS PowerPoint®, MS Outlook® or similar software applications
  • Ability to build partnerships and trusts through collaboration, active listening, and an openness to new ideas
  • Ability to operate with the understanding of working within the context of a larger team, not as a private practice clinician
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to individual’s concerns and needs; listen with patience.
  • Use insight and understanding to deliver difficult news compassionately.
  • Use appropriate language that the family will hear to clarify complex or confusing data.
  • Take the initiative and be proactive about staying current with new research, approaches, policies, laws, methods, or technologies in expertise.
  • Act quickly and decisively in a crisis
  • Understand and effectively react/adapt to multiple and competing priorities on the job; use knowledge and expertise to focus on crucial job outcomes.

Familiarity with Lanterman and Early Start Regulations and client resources.



Four years of medical school.
Three years of residency training in pediatrics.
Board certification in pediatrics.
Additional subspecialty training in developmental-behavioral pediatrics


  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics
  • Registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration and CMS for National Provider Identifier. 
  • ABMS certification


About the Company: The Columbus Organization is a team committed to your professional success. As a leading national provider of health care professionals focused on serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we invite you to take your career to a whole new level with The Columbus Organization.


If you have already found the perfect job but perhaps know of someone still looking, Columbus offers a $5000 referral bonus for successful referrals.



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