Physician - House Calls (Bay Area)

South San Francisco, CA

full-time
Outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Low Patient Volume
  • Responsibilities

    As a Physician, your duties will be to:

    • Function as day-to-day clinical leader, providing decision support to nurse practitioners and directing the multidisciplinary team
    • Perform 4-6 preventive visits daily to optimize chronic conditions, assess home environment, educate patients and caregivers, and develop proactive care plans
    • Perform urgent care visits in the home to avoid unnecessary ED transfers and hospital admissions
    • Leverage the support of nurse care manager, behavioral health, social work, pharmacy, and dietician to meet patients’ medical, biopsychosocial, and financial needs
    • In situations where there is no existing PCP for the patient, assume responsibility as PCP to drive care and continuity for patients
    • In situations where there is an existing PCP for the patient, help to co-manage the patient with the PCP and serve as an extension of clinical care into the home
    • Coordinate with other physicians across the continuum of care, including PCP, hospitalist, and SNF providers to smooth transitions and prevent readmissions
    • Coordinate and offer medical direction to community-based organizations touching the lives of our patients, including housing and caregiver agencies, health plan contracted social work services, home health, adult day health centers, and behavioral health

    Qualifications

    • Board Certified / Board Eligible Physician, preferably Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Emergency Medicine
    • Doctor of Medicine M.D. or Doctor of Ostepathy D.O. from an accredited educational institution
    • DEA registration
    • Experience managing complex, polychronic patients and comfort with high acuity
    • Dedication to transforming care for the sickest and frailest in a marginalized population
    • Eagerness to work with a diverse and multidisciplinary team


    Posted October 4, 2021