CLINIC PHYSICIAN - HSA
COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ
Under direction, provide medical services for Health Services Agency programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, occupational medical services; provide on-call services; and perform other duties as required.
The Clinic Physician class functions as a medical practitioner providing primary preventive medical care and consultation in a variety of public health clinics or programs.
This class is distinguished from the class of Medical Director-Health Services Clinic in that the latter class is responsible for providing medical direction and supervision to clinics and staff.
Conduct medical and physical examinations; make diagnoses and prescribe medical and rehabilitative treatment; prescribe medications; provide medical supervision to mid-level practitioners; provide night, weekend, and holiday medical triage and authorizations via telephone; act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team; confer with staff and patients and their families regarding diagnosis and treatment; recommend hospitalization or other indicated services; make referrals to specialists as appropriate; serve as the occupational physician conducting base line physicals and pre-employment physicals and may treat workers compensation accidents and injuries or serve as County liaison to community physicians treating workers injuries; may prepare protocols and standardized procedures; may conduct in-service training; may supervise resident Physicians, Physicians Assistants and Nurse Practitioner students; assure that quality primary outpatient medical care is provided for high- risk patients at the lowest cost; performs outpatient surgical procedures; read X-rays and orders laboratory tests and evaluates results; assure that patient medical charts and records meet legal and medical requirements; provide medical consultation to private physicians and health care professionals; prepare records and reports; input, access and analyze data using a electronic health records; attend meetings.
Thorough knowledge of:
Some knowledge of:
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: None
Bargaining Unit: 85
EEOC Job Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 61
Workers' Comp Code: 0290