Job Details

Requisition Number 13-0144
Post Date 5/13/2013
Title MD-Family Practice
Location Chula Vista Medical Plaza
Status Per Diem
Daily Hours Varies
Weekly Hours 0-20
Shift Varies

Position Summary


Manages and provides acute, chronic, preventive, curative and rehabilitative medical care to patients and determines appropriate regimen in specialized areas such as family practice, prenatal OB/GYN, pediatrics and internal medicine.


Essential Functions of the Job

1.                  Assists in developing and implementing procedures and protocols to facilitate the delivery of comprehensive health services and quality assurance.

2.                  Evaluates and manages acute medical problems.

3.                  Provides inpatient coverage and call coverage as assigned by Medical Director.

4.                  Screens and monitors the management of chronic conditions, symptomatic and well patients.

5.                  Provides case management of clinic patients admitted to hospitals and arranges referrals to medical specialties.

6.                  Coordinates the preparation of reports and written documentation including medical records, as required by the department clinic, state and federal agencies.

7.                  Supervises Nurses and assistants in examining room and may serve as preceptor for team members developing in expanded medical roles (Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner).

8.                  May provide consultative services for complex diagnostic or therapeutic problems as requested by other staff physicians.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

1.                  Maintains and updates established departmental policies and procedures as needed, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

2.                  Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops. Remains current in literature pertaining to primary specialty.

3.                  Attends meetings as required and participates in committees as directed.

4.                  Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


·        Required: Graduate from accredited school of Medicine.



·        Required: Current CA MD and DEA license.

·        Required: CPR Certification.

·        Required: Board certified or eligible in primary care specialty.

·        Preferred: ACLS certification.



·        Required: Completion of clinical training.

·        Preferred: 1 year post completion of clinical training. Employment in community health center.


Verbal and Written Skills to Perform the Job: 

·        Required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Preferred: Bilingual in language common to San Diego area.


Technical Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job: 

Preferred skills include skin biopsy, excision of skin lesions, suturing, casting, and sigmoidoscopy phlebotomy. Must obtain staff privileges at local hospitals.


Equipment Used:

Diagnostic and therapeutic spirometry (e.g. EKG)


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Prolonged periods of standing and walking. Frequent sitting. May assist patients in getting onto examination table. Will be required to work at other sites. Will be required to work participate on on-call panel and work evenings and/or weekends.

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