Clinic Physician Supervisor

Recruitment #17-337170-01

Introduction

Health is all about people – where they live, learn, work and play. 

The mission of Health and Social Services is to promote cost-effective services that safeguard the physical, emotional, and social well being of the people of Solano County. Health and Social Services provides services that focus on our customers and that deal with the whole person. We are committed to working closely with our customers, finding out what our customers need, and providing quality services that ensure our customers are treated with respect. Our services are accessible to residents throughout Solano County and we encourage our County's residents to adopt healthier lifestyles. 

 

Our award-winning, integrated services are designed to work collaboratively with the community and our partners to make Solano County the best place to live, learn and play. 

 

To learn more about Health and Social Services Department, please visit: 
 
http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp  

 

Where Compassion and Healing Come Together 

 

The Family Health Services Division of the Health and Social Services Department is currently recruiting for Board Certified Clinic Physicians and Clinic Physicians. 

  

The mission of Family Health Services (FHS) is to provide superior, comprehensive, primary medical and dental care in order to improve the health and quality of life of Solano County residents. We have a special commitment to the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a safety net provider. To support our mission, FHS offers four conveniently located clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo and mobile medical and dental vans in which we provide primary care and dental services. The outpatient primary care clinics see patients five days a week, with some weekend and evening hours offered.

 

Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide services including:

  • Full family-centered medical care
  • Well child visits & immunizations
  • STD/HIV testing & treatment
  • Work/School/Sports physicals
  • Women’s health services
  • Behavioral health care
  • Diabetic screening & treatment
  • Family centered dental care

We also serve as a teaching facility for Doctor of Osteopathy medical students, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.

To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit:
http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/ph/fhs/default.asp

The Position

The Physician Supervisor supervises Clinic Physicians and mid-level practitioners (Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistants) in the performance of their clinical duties in a Primary Care Clinic which is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).  The Physician Supervisor develops, leads and directs medical services provided by those supervised.  The Physician Supervisor provides direct medical care as a Clinic Physician.  The Physician Supervisor helps direct the Quality Improvement Program; assists management in the establishment, maintenance and review of medical policies and procedures for clinical services; and assists management in insuring that the clinic meets medically-related regulatory and legal requirements.   

The Physician Supervisor is a supervisory level class located within the Department of Health and Social Services, Medical Services Division.  It receives clinical oversight from the Medical Servicers Officer/Deputy Director.

Successful performance requires the accurate application of current medical practices; effective coordination  with non-County medical systems such as the Kaiser Medical System and the California State Prison; medical consultation with a variety of personnel in other County organizations such as mental health clinics, jails, and child welfare services; and the integration of complex medical-legal issues with clinic practices and procedures. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Medical Degree (Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)) from an accredited college or university

AND

Successful completion of a Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine or equivalent  residency program that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

AND

Two years of professional level experience in a clinical/medical practice performing responsible patient evaluations and treatment of clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Note: Additional education or training in public health services, public administration and/or clinic management  is desirable.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • California Drivers License, Class C.
  • Current and active license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Possession of a valid certification by a specialty board in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine or equivalent that is recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Valid and current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license.

 To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=12884 

BENEFITS

Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2017 calendar year is $1,430.11 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.

Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. 

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.    

Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year.

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.  

Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave are granted.

The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year. 

Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years. Employees may receive credit for prior years of service employed with California cities, counties, joint power authorities, and other special districts as approved by the Director of Human Resources and the County Administrator.

To review the benefits for this position, please visit:  http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=18189

Selection Process

Applications are reviewed as they are received.

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants will be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted.  These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

How to Apply

Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: http://www.jobaps.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office,  and are due by the final filing date.

Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.

A Curriculum Vitae or Resume may be submitted in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application.  For instructions on how to submit your CV or resume, please review the Document Submittal Requirements section below.

Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

Document Submittal Requirements

The following are required for this position:

  • A current and active license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners.
  • A valid certification by a specialty board in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine or equivalent that is recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.

All candidates must submit a proof of a valid license and certificate upon application submittal. Candidates who fail to submit a copy of their license and certificate upon application submittal may be disqualified from the recruitment.

Please note a valid and current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license is required for the job and proof of a valid and current license will be required prior to appointment.

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA  94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Clinic Physician Supervisor) and the recruitment number (17-337170-01).  If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

Supplemental Information

  • Incumbents will be subject to chemicals, blood, and other body fluids. 
  • Incumbents may also be subject to hazardous physical conditions such as mechanical parts and vibration; atmospheric conditions such as fumes and odors; and environmental conditions such as disruptive people.
  • Independent travel is required.
  • Candidates for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting.

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment.  Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

Solano County

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The County of Solano offers a blend of agriculture, corporate business, cultural venues, festivals and events, and provides residents with many recreation and entertainment choices. The County is also home to Travis Air Force Base.

Solano County is centrally located and serves as a gateway to all that Northern California has to offer. The Napa Valley is less than 20 miles away, two world-class public universities (UC Berkeley and UC Davis) are 20 miles away, and both San Francisco and Sacramento are less than 40 minutes away. Day trips can also be made to South Lake Tahoe and Monterey.

With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work and play.

County Population (2016): 431,498

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.  

SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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