Overview

About the Job 

As a Neighborhood Physician you will be part of a Care Team that is focused on providing the very best in patient experience. Amazing patient experiences begin with amazing providers. Our patients know that every time they walk through our doors, they can expect quality treatment from professionals who care. Through our values of compassion, integrity, professionalism, collaboration, and going above and beyond we ensure that all patients receive the very best care and support possible. Making a difference in our community is made possible by the strong members that comprise the Care Team for each patient. Alongside our Physicians, we have nurses, medical assistants, and scribes to ensure that our patients feel connected to their experience with Neighborhood and that they feel heard as a patient and their needs.

This particular role is focused exclusively on our PACE Participants who receive tailored medical care from the finest professionals who specialize in aging and chronic conditions.  Our full team consists of therapists, dieticians, social workers, and home care nurses to create a customized care plan for each NHC PACE participant to ensure optimal health, safety and well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications and immunization status.
  • Elicit and record information about patient’s medical history.
  • Examine patients for symptoms or physical information.
  • Order and execute various test, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition.
  • Analyze reports and findings of tests and examination and diagnoses condition of patient.
  • Determine and prescribe medication, dosage and schedule given the patient’s condition and allergies.
  • Discuss potential side effects to medication or immunization with patient.
  • Promote health by advising patients about diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of disease.
  • Supervise  Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants)
  • Perform surgical procedures and commensurate with surgical competency, when appropriate for specialty and training.
  • Refer patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient’s well-being.
  • Follow up with patient regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.
  • Conduct physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school, consideration for jobs or eligibility for insurance coverage.

HIPAA

  • Maintain privacy of all patient, employee and volunteer information and access such information only on a need to know basis for business purposes.
  • Comply with all regulations regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report all behaviors and/or activities that are unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful.
Requirements

Education/Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current CA Medical License (MD/DO)
  • DEA License
  • CPR Certification
  • Obtain and maintain board certification
  • CPR/BLS certification

Experience:

  • Experience treating adult geriatric population
  • PACE experience preferred.

Salary: $250,000 to $315,000 DOE

Candidate must be fully vaccinated against the Covid19 virus and demonstrate proof of that vaccine upon hire, unless the employee is approved for a disability or religious accommodation.

About Neighborhood Healthcare

Community health is about more than just vaccines and checkups. It’s about giving people the resources they need to live their best lives. At Neighborhood, this is our vision. A community where everyone is healthy and happy. We’re with you every step of the way, with the care you need for each of life’s chapters. At Neighborhood, we are Better Together.

As a private, non-profit 501(C) (3) community health organization, we serve over 350k medical, dental, and behavioral health visits from more than 77k people annually. We do this in pursuit of our mission to improve the health and happiness of the communities we serve by providing quality care to all, regardless of situation or circumstance.