Medical Doctor – Internal Medicine (Merced/Stanislaus County)

Internal Medicine physician for Golden Valley Health Centers in Patterson and Newman, California. Send CV to Jacklyn W. Zimmerman, Golden Valley Health Centers, 737 W. Childs Ave., Merced, CA 95341.

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

The physician is responsible for providing quality comprehensive primary care 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.
  • 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.