Work Schedule
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
The County of Ventura Ambulatory Care is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Urgent Care Primary Care Clinic Physician. This position provides medical services involving examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients as Family Medicine physicians in ambulatory urgent care facilities. The urgent care is open between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

To learn more about what we have to offer, please click this link to be taken directly to the brochure:  https://hr.ventura.org/jobs/urgent-care-pccp

Primary Care Clinic Physician

These positions are exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance.

Opening Date: January 26, 2023
Closing Date: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs. It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible.    
Examples Of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Provides complete, comprehensive, family-oriented, culturally-sensitive clinical care for patients throughout the life cycle. This includes obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, making diagnoses, and treating patients.
Prescribes medications and treatment, monitors patients’ progress, and adapts treatment as required.
Inoculates and vaccinates patients to immunize patients from communicable diseases.
Advises patients concerning evidence-based lifestyle changes that improve patient health and works with patients to develop self-management goals. 
Coordinates with care team to provide high-quality patient care and ensure patient treatment goals are met. 
Ability to work with high volume of patients, internal/external customers, and appropriately manage frequent changes, delay or unexpected events. 
Follow workflows that support quality improvement efforts and increase patient access. 
Explains in clear understandable verbal and written language the care plan and any procedures.
Advises nursing and related personnel as to the administration of medication and treatment; writes physician’s orders.
Gives or determines the need for medical tests, orders laboratory tests as necessary; interprets medical tests. 
Consulting with other physicians and providers, referring patients to specialists when necessary, and working with other healthcare staff, such as nurses, assistants, and other physicians.
Keeps accurate and timely medical records and charts and adheres to documentation policies. Prepares various records such as progress notes, comprehensive care plans, summaries, etc. Documents gathered information in medical record as required by policies.
Keeps updated problem lists and medication lists for all patients.
Responds to portal messages and EHR inbox in a timely fashion and provides coverage for colleagues’ inboxes when they are not available. 
Counsels patients and families about physical, medical, and mental conditions; obtains appropriate consent for treatment from patients or parent/caregiver.
May participate in an on-call system.
Participates in meetings, conferences, and training sessions as determined by Ambulatory Care administration.
Follows safety protocols, including but not limited to using two patient identifiers and time-out procedures. 
Keeps all medical staff privileging requirements up-to-date, including CME requirements.
Administers first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an emergency.
Complies with medical laws (for example, HIPAA). Demonstrates knowledge of domestic violence, child and dependent abuse protocols and mandated reporting.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Typical Qualifications
These are entrance requirements to the recruitment process and assure neither continuance in the process nor invitation to an interview.

Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency training program
Degree in Medicine
At least 3 years of residency training
Current state medical license and state DEA certificate
Special Requirements:

Must be able to meet the VCMC Medical Staff Credentialing requirements as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws-  https://hospitals.vchca.org/images/medical_staff/Bylaws_Revised_6.2018.pdf (Download PDF reader)
Seven (7) shifts biweekly including one (1) weekend shift
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine

Recruitment Process
RESUME/CV/APPLICATION EVALUATION: All resumes will be reviewed weekly to determine if the stated requirements are met.  

If interested, submit an online application at www.ventura.org/jobs and attach your current resume/CV and cover letter OR email your resume/CV to Liz.Gonzalez@ventura.org. Note: Please include the dates of your residency program.

All applications/resumes will be reviewed beginning February 01, 2023 to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met.  All relevant work experience, training and education should be included in order to determine eligibility.
Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record may be required for this position.  
For further information about this recruitment, please contact Liz Gonzalez by e-mail at Liz.Gonzalez@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 677-5153.