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OB/GYN

  2022-05-17     Salud Para La Gente     Watsonville  
Description:

Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, including Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County.  We began in Watsonville in 1978 as a storefront “free clinic”.  With the ever growing need for health services, in 1992 we became a federally qualified community health center.  Today we are a primary health care network with 11 clinic sites, over 400 employees, and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

We are seeking a dynamic, organized and detail-oriented OB/GYN to provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for women who have a disease or disorder of the reproductive system; that offer regular medical examinations to ensure health and detect abnormalities; and which provide care for women during pregnancy, childbirth and the period immediately following childbirth. This position supports the organization’s mission, vision, and values through excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community, accountability and ownership.  Ensures all projects and activities undertaken are in line with developing and implementing the organization’s strategic plan.

SALUD offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a culture that values excellence, achievement, innovation, teamwork and compassion.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs direct patient care, including history-taking, physical examination, diagnostic procedures, therapy, and follow-up under established protocols.

  • Prescribes and administers routine medical treatment; plans and initiates health maintenance and rehabilitation for each patient, including methods such as special diets, exercises, vitamin supplements, immunizations, etc.; writes prescriptions for medication; orders and interprets laboratory analysis and X-rays; performs minor surgery and assists in major surgery.

  • Educates and counsels patient and/or family about normal developmental stages, health management, nutrition practices, chronic diseases, and medications, etc., intervening where appropriate.

  • Refers secondary conditions as necessary, assisting in further examination, diagnosis, and treatment; makes appropriate referrals to external and internal services for health and psychosocial needs, including follow-up to ensure patient compliance.

  • Institutes emergency measures in life-threatening situations.

  • Participates as a team member in Quality Assurance programs, reviewing client diagnosis, treatment, clinic risk management, and medical protocols.

  • Supervises (Please see attached), on provision of medical services and charting, scheduling regular chart review of their work. 

  • Works in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Medical Officer Associate, Clinic Business Manager to insure optimal patient flow; works with scheduling and provider staff to insure that the provider productivity standard of 3.0 patients per patient care hour is achieved.

  • Becomes familiar with all clinical funding sources and contracted health plans; stays informed of reimbursement practices and reporting requirements mandated by funding sources; works with CMO/ACMO, Clinic Business Manager, administrative and fiscal staff to insure that funding sources, clinical program objectives and targeted outcomes are achieved; completes super bill as instructed by fiscal staff.

  • Participates in continuing education programs to remain current on professional development and practices and to maintain California licensure.

  • Assists Chief Medical Officer, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Director of Nursing, Clinic Business Manager, and other staff in periodic evaluation of clinic medical program planning.

  • Attends and participates in all agency staff meetings, Medical Management meetings, Quality Assurance/Quality Management meetings, Clinic Administrative/Fiscal Planning meetings and others as assigned by the CMO.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Performs in-hospital /call assignments as required/indicated by the CMO.

MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISION

  • Works with scheduling and provider staff to insure achievement of provider productivity standard.

  • Directly supervises (please see attached), and consults with physicians and mid-level practitioners; delineates clinical privileges for physicians and mid-levels.

  • Directs pharmacy and drug distribution services, including; procurement, storage, distribution, and control of all drugs; development, coordination, supervision, and review of the drug distribution service; training of persons who participate in drug distribution services; maintenance of formally list.

  • Oversees arrangements for delivery of medical in-service training’s during periods when agency is experiencing fiscal constraints may arrange for group or computerized self-instruction for staff CME; participate in continuing education programs to remain current on professional development and practices and to maintain licensure.

DIRECT PATIENT CARE

  • Performs direct patient care, including history taking, physical examination, diagnostic procedures, therapy, and follow-up under established protocols.

  • Chronic diseases, and medications, etc. intervening where appropriate.

  • Institutes emergency measures in life-threatening situations.

  • Prescribes and administers routine medical treatment; plans and initiates health maintenance and rehabilitation for each patient, including methods such as special diets, exercises, vitamin supplements, immunizations, etc.; writes prescriptions for medication; orders and interprets laboratory analysis and X-rays; performs minor surgery and assists in major surgery.

  • Refers secondary conditions as necessary, assisting in further examination, diagnosis, and treatment; makes appropriate referrals to external and internal services for health and psychosocial needs, including follow-up to ensure patient compliance.



 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid California OB/GYN Physician's license.

  • Maintains an updated CPR certificate, valid California driver’s license, and a valid DEA license; submits copies of renewed licenses and certificates to Human Resources.

  • Board certified or Board Qualified in OB/GYN practice.

  • Fluent bilingual Spanish/English.

  • Eligible for Physician's Assistant Supervisory license.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain hospital admitting privileges at local hospital as required/indicated by Chief Medical Officer.

MINIMUM PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bicultural candidates preferred


 

SALARY & BENEFITS

Competitive salary and benefits package.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k), voluntary long term disability, holiday pay, 19 days of PTO per year and CE allowance.  Reimbursement of medical license fees, CME and eligibility for the State Loan Reimbursement Program (SLRP) through HRSA.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter to https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4521400


 

**Salud is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Salud is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Salud Human Resources Department, [831-728-8250, and HRDept@splg.org].**


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