Clinic Physician (Board Certified)

Recruitment #17-333160-01

Introduction

Where Compassion and Healing Come Together 

 

The Family Health Services Division of the Health and Social Services Department is currently recruiting for Board Certified Clinic Physicians and Clinic Physicians. 

 

The mission of Family Health Services (FHS) is to provide superior, comprehensive, primary medical and dental care in order to improve the health and quality of life of Solano County residents. We have a special commitment to the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a safety net provider. To support our mission, FHS offers four conveniently located clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo and mobile medical and dental vans in which we provide primary care and dental services. The outpatient primary care clinics see patients five days a week, with some weekend and evening hours offered.

 

Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide services including:

  • Full family-centered medical care
  • Well child visits & immunizations
  • STD/HIV testing & treatment
  • Work/School/Sports physicals
  • Women’s health services
  • Behavioral health care
  • Diabetic screening & treatment
  • Family centered dental care

We also serve as a teaching facility for Doctor of Osteopathy medical students.

To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit:
http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/ph/fhs/default.asp

The Position

To provide medical services for programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, and occupational medical services and to provide on-call services. 
 
This class is characterized by the responsibility for providing direct medical services for Health and Social Services Department clients in various programs. Clinic Physicians perform highly responsible and specialized professional functions and tasks independently requiring a high degree of professional level knowledge and expertise and excellent organizational and communication skills. Clinic Physicians are expected to be well versed in clinical practice guidelines for managing acute and chronic medical conditions.

The Board Certified Clinic Physician differs from the Clinic Physician job class by maintaining certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association. Clinic Physicians may have programmatic, clinical, and administrative responsibilities.

The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Experience:  Some professional level experience performing responsible patient evaluations and treatment of clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

 

Education/Training: A Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy; additional education or training in public health services, public administration and/or clinic management desirable.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Possession of a valid certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.

To view the job description, please visit:

http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15606 

BENEFITS

Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2018 calendar year is $1,520.73 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.

Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. 

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.    

The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year.

Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first three years.

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.

Employees in these classifications are also eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous Solano County service at 10, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years.

To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16478

Additional benefits Solano County currently provides for Board Certified Clinic Physicians and Clinic Physicians:

  • Moving and relocation allowance of up to $3,000, upon approval.
  • Limited night and weekend patient schedules.
  • Student Loan Repayment program for providers who provide healthcare services in federally designated California Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSAs) and in Certified Eligible Sites (CES): County match with the State of California, up to $20,000 match in years 1 and 2, $15,000 match in years 3 and 4, and $10,000 match in years 3-6 (pro-rated for less than full-time).
  • Malpractice insurance County paid coverage.
  • Employees are granted up to 50 hours of Continuing Education Days and $1,500 annually for continuing education requirements. 

Additional benefits Solano County currently provides through an agreement with Partnership HealthPlan of California:

  • $20,000 stipend for a 12-month minimum employment commitment.
  • Reimbursement of up to an additional $3,000 of a new provider’s moving expenses.
  • Reimbursement of up to $5,000 moving expenses for a provider’s extended family after one year of Solano County employment.

Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave  for every full hour worked. 

To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit:  https://admin.solanocounty.com:4433/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=21216

Selection Process

Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis upon submittal.

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants will be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted.  These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

How to Apply

Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: http://www.jobaps.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office,  and are due upon submittal of the application.

Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.

A Curriculum Vitae or Resume may be submitted in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application.  For instructions on how to submit your CV or resume, please review the Document Submittal Requirements section below.

Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA

Document Submittal Requirements

For Clinic Physician and Clinic Physician (Board Certified): A valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners is required for this position. All candidates must submit a proof of a valid license upon application submittal. Candidates who fail to submit a copy of their license upon application submittal may be disqualified from the recruitment.

For Clinic Physician (Board Certified): A valid certification by a speciality board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association is required for this position. All candidates must submit a proof of a valid license upon application submittal. Candidates who fail to submit a copy of their license upon application submittal may be disqualified from the recruitment.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:  Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service.  The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment.  Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA  94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Clinic Physician - Board Certified) and the recruitment number (16-333160-01).  If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

Supplemental Information

  • Independent travel will be required. 
  • Candidates for employment must, as a condition of employment sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. 

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment.  Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

Solano County

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The County of Solano offers a blend of agriculture, corporate business, cultural venues, festivals and events, and provides residents with many recreation and entertainment choices. The County is also home to Travis Air Force Base.

Solano County is centrally located and serves as a gateway to all that Northern California has to offer. The Napa Valley is less than 20 miles away, two world-class public universities (UC Berkeley and UC Davis) are 20 miles away, and both San Francisco and Sacramento are less than 40 minutes away. Day trips can also be made to South Lake Tahoe and Monterey.

With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work and play.

County Population (2016): 431,498

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.  

SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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