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Family Medicine w/Addiction Medicine in Fresno, CA

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Fresno
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Job Description:

The physician with be responsible for providing comprehensive medical services to our Homeless population at Clinica Sierra Vista. Will be part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to improving the quality of life, medical and mental health, including substance abuse disorders of our homeless patients. The physician will report directly to the Medical Director for all clinical practice activities.Expectations and Responsibilities:Should uphold the professional and highest ethical expectations of all physicians but has some unique professional expectations including the following:Keeping abreast of changes in laws regarding illegal substances, the prescribing of controlled substances, criminalization of behaviors associated with substance use, clinical alternatives to criminal prosecution and incarceration, and interfaces between the health care system and the criminal justice system, including community corrections.Have experience in induction, maintenance and taper of patients with Suboxone, as well as experience and ability to transition patients from methadone to suboxone.Understanding and complying with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations related to patient confidentiality. Obtaining informed consent and ensuring that patients understand the extent and limits of privacy protections.Should maintain their licensure to practice medicine and their certification as addiction specialists. This includes remaining current regarding clinical advances, participating in a plan of lifelong learning and practice improvement, they are actively engaged in the maintenance of their specialized clinical knowledge and competencies commensurate with a complex and ever-changing field.Be able to identify, diagnose and treat emerging as well as chronic conditions and provide comprehensive care to patients of all ages and genders through all stages of life.--Deal with substance use disorders as well as concurrent problems that exacerbate or arise from the patient's addiction. The physician should also have a good understanding of local cultures and subcultures and what local resources are available to support the patient's recovery. Ultimately, a patient's care should be oriented toward overall functioning and well-being while mitigating risk factors for substance related harm or relapse.Participate in clinic peer review and quality assurance programs.Lead and promote long-term, coordinated care by a team of providers who can address the myriad physical, mental, social, economic, and legal ramifications of the disease (addiction/homelessness).The physician functions at different levels of leadership or influence and as a part of formal and informal team.To help other providers and health care administrators understand how addiction affects the evaluation and management of other illnesses so that appropriate treatment is provided. This responsibility will also require to be directly involved in quality assurance and evaluation, safety management, and professional development regarding treatment of homeless patients with and without addiction within the relevant systems of care where they practice.Adhere to and complies with Bureau of Primary Healthcare standards of clinical practice.May represent CSV in professional groups.May assist the Chief Medical Officer in design, implementation, and evaluation of health care programs/protocols for patients and staff.Clinic practice of at least 40 hours per week.Other Responsibilities:On a scheduled basis may be required to work at any satellite facility.Other duties as required.Qualifications:Professional clinical experience in physician's specialty.Interest in working with homeless and under-served population.Board Certification highly desirable.Must possess:California Physician's LicenseBoard CertificationDEA CertificateBLS and ACLS certificationAuthoritative knowledge of the principles, practice, and techniques in the physician's specialty.Interests in the research potential inherent in physician's specialty highly desirable.

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