Clinic Physician (Board Certified)

Next Application Review 06/24/2022

Recruitment #21-333160-01

Introduction

The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives.

Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community

Core Values

  • Diversity: We respect and value cross –culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all.
  • Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy.
  • Integrity: We do what we say will.
  • Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions.
  • Transparency: We communicate the how and why.
  • Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities. Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively.

      Diversity: We respect and value cross –culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all.

    To learn more about the Department of Health & Social Services , please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp

    Where Compassion and Healing Come Together

    The Family Health Services Clinics of the Health and Social Services Department is currently recruiting for a part-time Clinic Physician (Board Certified). 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.

    We are committed to improving the quality of life locally by providing exceptional medical services, tracking and preventing the spread of disease, and promoting health and safety through education and communication.

    Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide the following services, which include, but are not limited to:

    • 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

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

    THE POSITION

    Clinic Physicians provide medical services for programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, and occupational medical services. 

    Clinic Physicians are responsible 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 for this position, please visit:

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

    BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

    Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,586.60 per month for 2021. 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 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 1 floating paid holiday per year. 

    Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.

    Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous 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:

    • 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)
    • Malpractice insurance County paid coverage.
    • Employees are granted up to 50 hours of Continuing Education Days and $3,000 annually for continuing education requirements (pro-rated for regular part-time employees) and $550 per fiscal year for costs associated with membership in preferred professional organization (pro-rated for regular part-time employees).

    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 Paid Time Off for every full hour worked.

     

    To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit:

    http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216  

     CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

    Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:

    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Annual Education Fair
    • County Mentoring Program
    • Leadership Academy
    • Supervisory Trainings
    • Skill Development Trainings
    • Self-paced learning opportunities

    SELECTION PROCESS

    Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. 

    06/01/2022 – 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for first application review.

    06/27/2022 – 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review.

    Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may 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 supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. 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. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, licenses/certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the application review date.

    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.

    Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

    Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.

    DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS

    A Medical Degree (MD/DO), a valid license as a physician and surgeon issued by the state of California, AND possession of a valid certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association are required for this position. All applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

    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 by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinic Physician) and the recruitment number (21-333160-01) in your email or fax. 

    SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

     

    I understand that this position requires the following documents:

    • Copy of my MD or DO Degree (or transcripts which verify student, institution, date and degree conferred)
    • Copy of my valid license to practice medicine in California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners
    • Copy of my valid certificate by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association 

    I will be submitting these documents in the following manner:

    Uploading to my online application prior to submittal
    Emailing to recruitment@solanocounty.com
    Faxing to (707) 784-3424

    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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    OUR COMMUNITY

    Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play…  The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight yearsthe only California community with that distinction.

    • Live – Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
    • Learn – Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
    • Work – The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
    • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.

    County Population (2019): 447,643

    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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