Medical Director & Clinic Physician Supervisor in North Bay California Proximity to Napa Valley
The County of Solano Division of Public Health is currently seeking a Clinic Physician Supervisor to join the nationally recognized Department of Health and Social Services. As the Physician Supervisor, the successful candidate will also function as the Medical Director for their Family Health Services clinics.
Family Health Services operates fixed-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) medical and dental clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville and Vallejo, as well as satellite and mobile clinics that provide medical services, dental services, public health clinical services, specialty services and limited behavioral health services. The County’s FQHC system serves about 40,000 patients that typically generate approximately 90,000 visits annually, and it is staffed by over 150 individuals.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic clinician to take on a leadership role within a county organizational environment while having a profound impact on improving the health of a community.
With its strategic location (close to the Napa Valley, San Francisco and Sacramento), affordable housing, natural resources, exceptional patient care, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work, and play.
In addition, the Clinic Physician Supervisor will:
Supervise Clinic Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in primary care clinics.
Oversee the professional conduct and practices of medical staff; develops medical education programs and training for medical staff.
Provide direct medical services to patients by conducting medical and physical examinations, making diagnoses, and prescribing medical and rehabilitative treatment.
Provide medical consultation and coordinates patient management with a variety of County departments such as Mental Health Clinics, County Jails and Child Welfare Services.
Assist management in ensuring compliance with local, State and federal laws, regulations, standards and policies in the planning and delivery of healthcare services.
Coordinate complex medical care and discharge of patients with participating health plans and the California State prison.
Assist management in the development of quality improvement programs; maintains and helps direct the Quality Improvement Program for Family Health Services; helps plan and implement quality incentive programs with participating health plans; and helps plan and develop new strategies for quality improvement, electronic health records and multidisciplinary teams.
Assist management in the establishment, maintenance and review of medical policies and procedures for all clinical services.
Represent the primary care clinics in meetings with public officials, other public agencies and civic groups in order to gather input, assess needs, develop priorities, and implement and maintain effective primary care programs.
Medical Degree (Medical Doctor [MD] or Doctor of Osteopathy [DO]) from an accredited college or university
Successful completion of a Primary Care residency program (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine or equivalent) that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
Two (2) years of professional level experience in a clinical/medical practice performing responsible patient evaluations and treatment of clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.