Full Time + Benefits/PTO
JOB SUMMARY: The physician at each clinic site provides direct patient care by
performing the appropriate physical exam, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, and
implementing therapeutic treatment measures. Provides medical coverage to support
dental services (if offered at site). Provides outpatient care for Mountain Valleys Health
Centers’ patients. Provides direction and support to all clinical staff at site location.
Works as an integral part of the Provider staff by participating in medical, quality
assurance and other staff meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited medical college with a current license
to practice medicine in the State of California. Current CPR, ACLS and DEA
certification. Certification by an American Specialty Board preferably in family practice.
Ability to work well with others in a professional manner in a team-oriented environment
with leadership qualities and supporting attitude toward organization. Must maintain
confidentiality relating to MVHC personnel, patients, and information that could result in
proprietary damage to MVHC.
REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE:
Clean and appropriate business attire.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Take appropriate history, physical examination of patients by ordering pertinent
diagnostics and implement appropriate therapy according to standard medical practice.
Obtain appropriate consults when problems presented are outside scope of practice or
when unfamiliar with a particular aspect of the patient’s care.
Communicate effectively with the patient while involved with their health care, including
appropriate patient education while answering questions and in history taking.
Demonstrate competent knowledge in delivering health care to patients through peer
review and clinic quality assurance program.
Cooperate with the rest of the medical staff in assuring after hours coverage for clinic
patients. Comply with other facility regulations if providing inpatient care and represents
MVHC in other facilities in a professional manner at all times.
Supervise PAs and FNPs according to the standardized procedures agreed upon which
defines their scope of practice while complying with all federal and state regulations and
Support and contribute in a positive manner in clinic efforts to maintain and improve
patient satisfaction in all aspects of health delivery. Work at maximum potential to meet
productivity requirements in order to improve fiscal viability while maintaining quality
CUSTOMER CARE: A core value of Mountain Valleys Health Centers’ is our
dedication to high-quality customer care. As a Community Health Center, our patients are
our vitality; therefore, every patient will be treated accordingly.
At MVHC a customer is defined as but not limited to a patient, vendor, contractor,
granting agency, community business, and employee. Customers will be treated with the
utmost dignity and respect regardless of their socio-economic status, insurance type, job
position, and/or race, etc. Discrimination is unacceptable and is grounds for immediate
Every employee of MVHC will adhere to the Accountability Measures outlined either at
the onset of employment or at the date of this signed job description. Should these
expectations not be upheld, the employee understands that disciplinary action will be
taken which could lead to immediate termination.
By signing this job description, the employee commits to providing the highest quality
customer care and will strive to make each patient feel as though they are the only one.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sitting, standing, walking, bending/stooping,
squatting/crouching, balancing, reaching, twisting/turning, pulling, stand up lifting up to
50 pounds, speaking/hearing on phone and in person, reading, writing, close eye work,
repetitive motion of hands, fine and gross manipulation, up/down and side/side hand
motion, positioning patients, exposure to bodily fluids, exposure to infectious disease,
exposure to emotional crisis of others, exposure to solvents/chemicals, exposure to
public/staff/physicians, working with others, fast work pace, frequent change, frequent
interruptions, independent problem solving, and travel by auto to other sites.