Physician / Family Practice / California / Permanent / MD/DO - Family
Company: Kurz Solutions
Posted on: February 24, 2021
MD/DO - Family Practice Physician (Locums)
Rose Capital of the World....
The Community - Chico, CA
Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United
States. The city is a cultural, economic, and educational center of
the northern Sacramento Valley and home to both California State
University, Chico and Bidwell Park, one of the country's 25 largest
municipal parks and the 13th largest municipally-owned park.
Bidwell Park makes up over 17% of the city. The nickname "City of
Roses " appears on the Seal of the City of Chico. The city has been
designated a Tree City USA for 31 years by the National Arbor Day
Chico Outpatient Clinic (OPC)
The Chico Outpatient Clinic offers a wide range of medical and
ancillary services including primary care, audiology, laboratory,
mental health, nutrition, otolaryngology (ENT), pharmacy, social
work and women's health. Dermatology services are provided via
telemedicine. The clinic is located in a commercial center adjacent
to the VA Readjustment Counseling Service, Chico Vet Center.
DUTIES (include but not limited to)
- Primary duty of the physician is to provide medical care at the
- The physician will be assigned a panel of patients and will
deliver care using the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model as
the care delivery system. Panel size is determined by the facility
using VHA standards. The provider will manage scheduled and
- Alternative or collateral duties may include management of a
subsection of primary care patients, the subsection may be defined
either by a disease status (e.g. spinal cord injury patients), or
demographic status (women veterans, OIF/OEF Veterans, employees
etc.). Typically these duties are designated at the time of joining
but occasionally during the course of the task order, participation
in organizational initiatives, such as familiarization with
telemedicine for patient care at our rural clinics.
- Physicians are expected to provide clinical oversight and
support for and review care provided by mid-level
- Providers will act as surrogates for their colleagues,
providing care for the colleague's patients during short term
- Timely documentation of patient care, coding, encounter
closures and administrative work is necessary in all areas in
accordance with policy. Physicians must enter own notes, code their
own patient visits, and encounters via Computerized Patient Record
System (CPRS). Patient encounters are to be closed out within 24
hours of patient appointment date. The physicians should also be
proficient in ICD-10 and provide evidence of training. Physicians
will also require additional training in ICD-10 coding. Prohibited
abbreviations will not be used.
- Clinical reminders should be addressed and closed as medically
appropriate. Quality of care will meet professional standards at
all times and will be peer reviewed periodically by the care line
medical director and the Medical Executive Board.
- All physicians will work within their privileges at all times,
unless necessitated by an emergency.QUALIFICATIONS
- M.D. or D.O.
- Must be board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
and maintain professional competency.
- Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one
of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or
the U.S. Virgin Islands that allows for the independent practice of
clinical services. This license must be current (not revoked,
suspended, or lapsed in registration), valid, and
- Must have current DEA certificate.
- Minimum experience required is one year VA experience (within
the previous four (4) years) and minimum of five (5) years primary
- Must have and maintain current certification in Basic Life
Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as certified
by the American Heart Association.
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