Primary Care Physician- Internal Medicine

Primary Care Physician San Diego, California


Description

Position at San Diego Internal Medicine Associates

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes all required documentation accurately, timely and thoroughly in accordance with department standards and to comply with electronic medical record requirements, including medication reconciliation, finalizing notes, clearing out personal tasks, and participating in clinic tasks.
  • Follows SDIMA policies and procedures, including (but not limited to), cooperating with the timely submission of credentialing and licensing paperwork; maintaining BLS certification; maintaining CME units based on the requirements of the specifying Board; attending all mandatory meetings.
  • Maintain SDIMA behavioral standards, including (but not limited to), attendance, promptness, effective listening and communication skills and respectful interactions with colleagues and patients and professionalism.
  • Participate in Clinical Outcomes Program and work towards meeting organizational targets for all metrics.
  • Participates in administrative duties, including lab reports, charts, and medication refills reviewed and managed appropriately.
  • Administers and orders diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as immunizations, injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
  • Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation.
  • Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs, and counsels patients, and records progress.
  • Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations.
  • Provides general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
  • Maintains the strictest confidentiality in accordance with all relevant HIPAA rules/regulations and office policy and procedures.
  • Attend’s training, meetings, and courses as required
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Must possess current health records with the appropriate immunizations to work in the health care field.

EDUCATION:
  • Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.)
  • California license to practice medicine
  • Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine, pediatrics, or family medicine.
  • DEA registration
  • BLS certification
EXPERIENCE:
  • Continued employment requires 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and passing a recertification examination every six years.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of clinics employee guidelines and policies & procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and organization services.
  • Knowledge of office management techniques and practices
  • Familiarity with advancements in medical technology and current know-how

Skills:
  • Excellent ability to provide written and verbal communication.
  • Keyboarding.
  • Intermediate to advanced phone skills; able to effectively relate via the telephone and in-person to serve the needs of Clinic patients/clients/visitors in a manner that is efficient and productive.
  • Skilled in prioritizing, time management and attention to detail.
  • Excellent emotional coping skills, adequate to confront difficult emotional situations and emotional responses of others.

Abilities:
  • Demonstrated competency dealing with all age groups including neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.
  • Giving full attention to what other people are say, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team, in collaborative settings, required.
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Ability to critically think, process complex information, research, and resolve issues to ensure care coordination.
  • Ability to speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard by callers.
  • Prioritization and coordinate work activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build the trust and respect of patients, staff, colleagues, and external contacts.
  • Ability to work at a high professional level, including self-motivation and self-discipline, assuring that work is completed accurately, efficiently and without significant supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Personality:
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Reliable