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Medical Doctor – Family Medicine (Merced/Stanislaus County)

Position: Medical Doctor – Family Medicine
Department: Medical
Status: FT

The physician is responsible for providing quality comprehensive primary pediatric health care services.  Care is to be provided from a community oriented and case managed perspective.  As a member of both the General and Clinic Medical Staff the physician is to be a key participant in ongoing quality assurance, planning, and community networking activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct primary outpatient care at least 40 hours per work.
  • Comprehensive, ongoing, and family oriented pediatric care.
  • Compliance with GOLDEN VALLEY HEALTH CENTERS’ personnel policies, clinical protocols, Principles of Practice, and Physician Assistant Supervision Agreement.
  • Participate in GOLDEN VALLEY HEALTH CENTERS’ Quality Assurance and peer review program, including participation on the Staff Performance Audit Committee.
  •  Attend and participate in General Medical Staff meetings and other assigned committee activities.
  • Maintain active staff hospital privileges at local hospitals and share on call and hospitalization responsibilities with other physicians whenever feasible.
  • Maintain active membership in County Medical Society and California Medical Association.
  • Serve as a physician assistant supervisor and as a preceptor to clinicians in training whenever requested to do so.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and push up to 100 pounds (on wheels).
  • Must be able to hear staff on the phone and those who are served in-person, and speak clearly in order to communicate information to clients and staff.
  • Must have vision with or without lenses that is adequate to read memos, a computer screen, personnel forms and clinical and administrative documents.
  • Must have high manual dexterity.
  • Must be able to reach above the shoulder level to work, must be able to bend, squat and sit, stand, stoop, crouching, reaching, kneeling, twisting/turning, fingering and feeling.

Education/Experience Requirements:

Knowledge of:

  1. Graduation from an accredited medical school.

Training and Experience:

  1. California Medical License valid.
  2. DEA Certificate.
  3. CPR Certificate.
  4. Board Certification within 3yrs. of employment.

Satisfactory completion of an accredited residency training program with Board eligibility.