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UCLA Health | Venice, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The Venice Family Clinic is a community health center that provides quality health care to people in need. Our physicians are committed to the populations we serve and to the mission of the clinic. Under the leadership of the Chief Medical Officer, the Venice Family Clinic physician evaluates, treats, and makes appropriate diagnostic and specialty referrals for our patients. The physician is an integral part of the clinic staff, providing leadership and expertise on medical and patient care issues. Because the Venice Family Clinic has a large volunteer program, the staff physician has a unique role in orienting and providing technical support to the volunteer medical providers. This responsibility includes providing a positive role model, ensuring that volunteers understand Venice Family Clinic procedures and providing continuity of care for patients. The physician works cooperatively all Clinic departments including nursing, pharmacy, clinic coordinators, and Mental Health staff. The position requires flexibility in days and hours for clinical care, as some evening are included in the weekly schedule. Provide direct patient care to adult men and women, teens and if so licensed children utilizing the Clinic's Electronic Health Record. Administrative work including attendance and participation in provider meetings, All Staff meetings and other team meetings and trainings. This time is also used for reviewing labs, making specialty care referrals for the provider's own patients and those of the volunteer providers, authorizing specialty referrals and following up with patient care. Other duties as assigned within Venice Family Clinic. On call by phone for VFC patients as scheduled.

Job Qualifications
Possession of active California Medical License. Board Certified physician in Family Medicine, Med/Peds, or Internal Medicine. Knowledge of medical problems of minority, medically underserved populations, and the homeless. Ability to speak Spanish such that an interpreter is not routinely needed during medical exams. Skill in providing general adult and pediatric medical care in a high-volume clinic setting. Able to manage a wide range of chronic illnesses especially diabetes and obesity. Ability to teach and supervise residents and medical students. Ability to work as a team with multi-disciplinary staff, different medical specializations, mental health providers, other staff and volunteer physicians, and mid-level practitioners. Willingness to learn and fully utilize our Electronic Health Record to meet meaningful use requirements. Meet productivity goals as determined by the Chief Medical Officer.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.