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Under direction, provide medical services for Health Services Agency programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, occupational medical services; provide on-call services; and perform other duties as required.
The Clinic Physician class functions as a medical practitioner providing primary preventive medical care and consultation in a variety of public health clinics or programs.
This class is distinguished from the class of Medical Director-Health Services Clinic in that the latter class is responsible for providing medical direction and supervision to clinics and staff.
Conduct medical and physical examinations; make diagnoses and prescribe medical and rehabilitative treatment; prescribe medications; provide medical supervision to mid-level practitioners; provide night, weekend, and holiday medical triage and authorizations via telephone; act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team; confer with staff and patients and their families regarding diagnosis and treatment; recommend hospitalization or other indicated services; make referrals to specialists as appropriate; serve as the occupational physician conducting base line physicals and pre-employment physicals and may treat workers compensation accidents and injuries or serve as County liaison to community physicians treating workers injuries; may prepare protocols and standardized procedures; may conduct in-service training; may supervise resident Physicians, Physicians Assistants and Nurse Practitioner students; assure that quality primary outpatient medical care is provided for high- risk patients at the lowest cost; performs outpatient surgical procedures; read X-rays and orders laboratory tests and evaluates results; assure that patient medical charts and records meet legal and medical requirements; provide medical consultation to private physicians and health care professionals; prepare records and reports; input, access and analyze data using a electronic health records; attend meetings.
Thorough knowledge of:
Current principles and practices of medicine.
Some knowledge of:
Functions and services of local public health agencies.
Perform medical diagnosis and treatment.
Provide medical direction to subordinate staff.
Evaluate and review the work of mid-level medical practitioners for appropriate diagnosis, treatment and chart documentation.
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others.
Prepare clear and concise written and oral reports.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Learn to conduct in-service training programs.
Secure State certification to supervise and direct mid-level practitioner.
Learn to input, access and analyze data using an electronic health records system.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Possession of a valid Physicians and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the State of California.
License/Certificate: Possession of a valid Physicians and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the State of California; possession of a Federal narcotic license for administration of narcotics to patients; possession of a valid California class C driver license.
Background Investigation: A background investigation and fingerprinting is required.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to: Odors such as vomitus, feces, urine and draining abscesses; fumes from cleaning supplies and solvents; and infections which might cause chronic disease or death.