The Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) is seeking an Internal Medicine Physician to be part of an interdisciplinary team that provides comprehensive primary care within the Patient Centered Medical Home model. This mission driven individual will work as part of an interdisciplinary team at one of the CHCLC seven clinics. They will provide professional, comprehensive primary medical care and treatment services to a diverse population of patients in a community health center setting using a team based approach. The Physician diagnoses and treats a wide variety of health conditions, provides education and referrals for patients as appropriate, and performs related duties as assigned.
About the Position
The Physician medically evaluates patients and assesses their medical status in the clinic; determines the clinical need for medications and prescribes medication as a part of a treatment program; discusses case management practices and techniques with health care professionals; provides information, consultation and assistance to other health care professionals as part of a patient centered medical home team and provides appropriate medical records documentation on all patients in accordance with policy.
The position may range from 0.8-1.0 FTE (32-40 hours/weekly) and may be eligible for additional bilingual compensation upon completion of a bilingual exam. All candidates are encouraged to apply and explore this opportunity.
Upon hire, successful candidate for Physician positions will be credited 40 hours to their leave bank.
In addition, employees in Physician positions who choose to open their panel capacity above the required minimum have the opportunity to earn $5,000 annually for each additional 50 patients, prorated by FTE, calculated and paid on a quarterly basis.
About the Division
The Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) is a dynamic, growing organization that has been providing comprehensive primary care and behavioral health services to the citizens of Lane County since 2004. We operate six primary care clinics in which we provide a broad array of services to adults and children that are organized around care teams who work collaboratively to support our patients. Our integrated care teams include primary care providers, nurses, pharmacists, medical assistants, patient care coordinators, community health workers, and behavioral health specialists. This model of primary care prioritizes the patient, who has increased access to other services beyond general medical care at our clinics. Our care teams also help patients reach their optimal health status by addressing social determinants of health barriers to care such as transportation, food insecurity, or housing. The CHCLC provide affordable primary care for the whole family – infants, children, adolescents, adults, and seniors – as well as alternative services such as acupuncture, and preventative dental services. At the Community Health Centers of Lane County, we focus on integrated care that values the whole person. Our services encompass not only treatment and prevention of illness, but also health education and behavioral health services.
We also provide preventative dental services to children in schools, Head Start, and WIC locations throughout Lane County. CHCLC provides services to approximately 30,000 individuals each year, and is a primary source of care for uninsured and underinsured individuals. CHCLC is a Federally Qualified Health Center whose mission is to serve the community by offering excellent care and eliminating barriers to healthcare. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about working in a team environment to provide care to a diverse population with the goal of improving the health and well-being of our community.
Schedule: 0.8 – 1.0 FTE (32-40 hours/weekly). Hours will be worked between Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location will be determined at time of hire.
*This is an AFSCME Physician-represented position*
Lane County Community Health Centers are a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-all-loan-repayment-programs-comparison
- Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with completion of a one-year internship and/or completion of residency program in an internal medicine setting by time of appointment.
- An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
- State of Oregon Physician License including dispensing privileges- (copy of original or web document) License must reflect Oregon address by time of hire
- Some positions may also require, at the time of appointment:Drug Enforcement Agency Certificate
- National Provider Identifier (NPI)
- Possession of a valid driver’s license at time of application and a valid Oregon Driver’s License by the time of appointment if required to drive.
- Certification from a recognized national certification body.
- Basic Life Saving Skills CPR/AID.
- Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test.
- This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
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