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2230 Physician Specialist

Recruitment #PEX-2230-PH9000

Introduction

CLASS 2230 PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 

 

December 18, 2014:  Minimum Qualifications amended in accordance with the job specification.

 

The Department of Public Health continuously accepts applications for class 2230 Physician Specialist.

 

Appointments in this class may be Permanent Exempt or Temporary Exempt

 

Exempt employees are excluded from civil service hiring and removal procedures in accordance with the provisions of Section 10.104 of the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco. Exempt employees are considered “at-will” and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. LOCATIONS

LOCATIONS

The Department of Public Health utilizes Physician Specialists in the following five Divisions.

The Department of Public Health utilizes Physician Specialists in the following five Divisions.

Applicants may be considered for opportunities at any of the locations. If you have questions, please contact the “Contact Person” identified for further information. Current vacancies are highlighted in red.

 

 

MAY 28, 2015 UPDATE:

Community Oriented Primary Care is accepting applications for one (1) part-time position.

Contact Person: Catherine James, M.D., Medical Officer for Chief Primary Care

Catherine.James@sfdph or (415) 292- 1356 Click here more info

 

1.  PRIMARY CARE DIVISION (More Info)

     CONTACT PERSON:  HALI HAMMER, MD – MEDICAL DIRECTOR

     Hali.Hammer@sfdph.org or 415-206-5122  

 

BALBOA TEEN HEALTH CENTER (CHPY) More Info 1000 CAYUGA AVE.
CASTRO MISSION HEALTH CENTER More Info 3850 17TH ST.
CHINATOWN PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER More Info 1490 MASON ST.
CURRY SENIOR CENTER More Info 333 TURK ST.
LARKIN ST. YOUTH CLINIC (CHPY) More Info 1138 SUTTER ST.
MAXINE HALL HEALTH CENTER More Info 1301 PIERCE ST.
OCEAN PARK HEALTH CENTER More Info 1351 24TH AVE.
MEDICAL RESPITE AND SOBERING CENTER More Info 1171 MISSION ST.
POTRERO HILL HEALTH CENTER More Info 1050 WISCONSIN ST.
SILVER AVE. FAMILY HEALTH CENTER More Info 1525 SILVER AVE.
SOUTHEAST HEALTH CENTER More Info 2401 KEITH ST.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH More Info 375 WOODSIDE AVE.
TOM WADDELL URBAN HEALTH CENTER More Info 230 GOLDEN GATE AVENUE

  

2.    MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION       
       
CONTACT PERSON:  IRENE SUNG, MD – MEDICAL DIRECTOR
       
       
Irene.Sung@sfdph.org or 415-255-3919
 

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER/SFGH 887 POTRERO AVE.
CENTRAL CITY OLDER ADULT SERVICES 90 VAN NESS AVE.
CHINATOWN CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER 720 SACRAMENTO ST.
CHINATOWN NORTHBEACH CLINIC - MH 729 FILBERT ST.
COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES 1380 HOWARD ST.
COMPREHENSIVE CRISIS SERVICES 3801 3RD ST.
FAMILY MOSAIC PROJECT 1309 EVANS AVE.
FOSTER CARE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM 3801 3RD ST.
HIV AND GENDER SERVICES 755 SOUTH VAN NESS AVE.
MISSION FAMILY CENTER 759 S. VAN NESS AVE.
MISSION MENTAL HEALTH/MISSION ACT 2712 MISSION ST.
O.M.I. (OCEAN MERCED INGLESIDE HEALTH CENTER) 1701 OCEAN AVE.
SF FIRST, HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM 760 HARRISON ST.
SOUTH OF MARKET MENTAL HEALTH CENTER 760 HARRISON ST.
SOUTHEAST CHILD FAMILY THERAPY CENTER 100 BLANKEN AVE.
SOUTHEAST MISSION GERIATRIC SERVICES 3905 MISSION ST.
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER SERVICES 1380 HOWARD ST.
SUNSET MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES 1990 41ST AVE.
TEAM II @ CASTRO MISSION HEALTH CENTER 3850 17TH ST.
TRANSITIONAL AGE YOUTH SERVICES 90 VAN NESS AVENUE
VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAM 555 POLK ST

3.   FORENSICS DIVISION
      
CONTACT PERSON:  JOE GOLDENSON, MD - DIRECTOR
      
Joe.Goldenson@sfdph.org  or 415-995-1701 

COUNTY JAIL ONE/TWO 425 7TH ST.
COUNTY JAIL THREE/FOUR 850 BRYANT ST.
COUNTY JAIL FIVE 1 MORELAND DR. SAN BRUNO
JAIL HEALTH SERVICES – HIV SERVICES 798 BRANNAN ST.

4.   COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION
      
CONTACT PERSON: TOMAS ARAGON, MD, DrPH – HEALTH DIRECTOR
      
Tomas.Aragon@sfdph.org or 415-554-2898 

AIDS SEROEPI & SURV SECTION 25 VAN NESS AVE.
BRIDGE HIV 25 VAN NESS AVE.
CALIFORNIA CHILDREN SERVICES/MCH/CHDP 30 VAN NESS AVE.
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CTRL & PREV 101 GROVE ST.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE 30 VAN NESS AVE.
FOSTER CARE PROGRAMS 170 OTIS ST.
STD PREVENTION & CONTROL SERVICES 356 7TH ST.
TB CLINIC 1001 POTRERO AVE.

5.  LAGUNA HONDA HOSPITAL 
     CONTACT PERSON:  COLLEEN RILEY, MD – Medical Director
    
Colleen.Riley@sfdph.org  Phone:  (415) 759-2388 or 759-2389 

 

MEDICAL STAFF (LHH) 375 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD

 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

Under the general direction of the Medical Director, the Physician Specialist performs the following essential job functions: 

  • Provides primary medical care to adult and pediatric patients with acute and chronic medical problems. This includes obtaining medical history, performing physician examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, initiating and monitoring treatments, and counseling patients on their medical condition and on preventive health maintenance practices in accordance with established procedures and protocols;
  • Documents all patient care in the electronic health record;
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement and Assurance activities;
  • Works effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and other community resources and agencies to coordinate care for patients;
  • Participates in staff meetings and in-service activities;
  • Participates in education and clinical supervision of other staff members including Family Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Medical Assistants and Health Workers, as well as UCSF medical students and residents on rotation;
  • Performs limited administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Medical Director; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned/required.

     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Graduation from an approved medical school, possession of a Doctor of Medicine (M.D) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree, and completion of a recognized residency program in the respective specialty field;  AND
    2. Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the California Medical Board;  AND
    3. Board Eligibility in the respective specialty. 
    Graduation from an approved medical school, possession of a Doctor of Medicine (M.D) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree, and completion of a recognized residency program in the respective specialty field; 

     

    NOTES:

    1. Some positions require a specialized Board Certification including, but not limited to:  Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Should you possess Board Certification in a medical specialty, please indicate it/them on your employment application.
    2. This position requires possession of a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license.   

    All qualified candidates who have been selected for appointment to positions in all specialty areas must be an eligible billable provider and will be required to meet the following criteria:

    • Be eligible to participate in Medicare, Medicaid and/or other federal health care programs;
    • Possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI);
    • Submit a completed credentialing application and/or required documentation for credentialing;  AND
    • Possess a valid third-party billable provider certification (such as Medicare, Medi-Cal and/or private insurance) OR have submitted a completed billable provider application, along with the required documentation, in order to obtain the appropriate billable provider status. 

    Failure to meet these criteria and/or ‘Conditions of Employment’ within two (2) weeks PRIOR to the start work date may result in the delay of the appointment to the position and/or cancellation of an employment offer.  Once appointed, all qualified candidates/employees will be required to retain these qualifications throughout their length of employment.  Failure to demonstrate (show proof) of qualifications shall result in the termination of employment.

     

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    City and County of San Francisco employment applications are only accepted online. Click the “Apply” button to begin the application process. Choose “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”. Follow the instructions on the screen.

     

    Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

     

    Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement, and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses. (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com)

     

    Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

     

    All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

     

    Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

     

    VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATE:

    Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience and proof of certifications at any point during this recruitment and selection process. If requested, verification of experience needed to qualify must be submitted on the employer’s letterhead and indicate the name of the applicant, job title, dates of employment, hours/week, and duties performed and must be signed by the supervisor and/or appropriate company representative.

     

    City employees do not need to submit verification of qualifying City work experience if experience gained is from the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Rules. City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside of the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above.

     

    Verification of the required experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. However, the applicant must immediately request a waiver of verification of qualifying education/training and/or experience by submitting a signed statement with the application explaining why verification is unattainable. Please note, requests for waiver of verification of qualifying experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification of experience or request for waiver of verification may result in rejection of the application.

     

    SELECTION PROCEDURES:                                                    

    The selection process will include an evaluation of applications in relation to the minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate qualifications of candidates. If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

     

    NOTES:

    1. Applicants are encouraged to keep copies of all documents submitted.  The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.
    2. Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.
    3. Remember to indicate: Attn:  Class 2230 Physician Specialist on all correspondence.

      

    Micki Callahan

    Human Resources Director

    Department of Human Resources

    Issued: August 2, 2013

    Announcement No.: PEX-2230-PH9000

    Team DPH/GG (415-554-2584)

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    All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

    Benefits

     

    All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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