Staff Clinician - MD/DO

Job Overview

It is the responsibility of the Staff Clinician – MD/DO – to act as a clinical leader by providing quality primary care services to HealthRIGHT360 (HR360) patients in a Patient Centered Medical/Health Home delivery model, helping to grow the overall practice, and promoting team functioning.  They act within the scope of their medical license according to California state law.  They are also responsible to uphold and imbue in others a commitment to addressing racism, and gender and sexual discrimination within the organization and our clinical practice.

Key Responsibilities

Clinical Care Responsibilities: Provides comprehensive care, within the scope of credentialed privileges and standardized procedures, to HR360 patients within a Patient Centered Medical/Health Home delivery model according to pre-arranged schedules, documenting care promptly and following charting protocols and applicable CA state licensing requirements; completes patient sessions in a timely manner; ensures appropriate follow-up for all aspects of ordered care (e.g., specialty referrals, laboratory results, radiology reports, etc.); responds to patient requests for information and assistance (e.g., form completion, prescription refills, etc.) in a timely manner; works collaboratively with mental health staff to facilitate integration between primary care and mental health in order to improve patient outcomes; provides on-call after-hours availability on a rotating basis, as requested by supervisor; obtains and maintains licensure, DEA registration and BCLS/CPR certification; attends continuing professional education programs, at the request or with the approval of supervisor, demonstrating participation in required hours of continuing medical education according to California law.

Leadership Responsibilities:  Provides clinical leadership to mid-level providers, support staff, nurses, medical assistants, patient care coordinators, front office staff, receptionists, and interns/students. Demonstrates comfort in changing systems, champions change, and leads change processes.

Performance and Quality Improvement Responsibilities:  Meets benchmarks for applicable quality indicators as noted in the annual quality management plan including the development of an appropriately sized continuity panel of patients and the maintenance of current productivity standards; along with colleagues, assists in continuous quality improvement through on-going problem/needs identification and problem solving and, as requested, acts as change champion or lead in improvement activities.

Organizational Responsibilities:  supervises students, interns and residents as appropriate; maintains availability for various administrative/clinical duties as requested by supervisor (e.g., case presentations; in-service training to staff; represents HealthRIGHT 360 at and/or attends professional conferences, in-service trainings, and meetings at the request or with approval of supervisor; completes all mandatory trainings on an annual basis.

And, other duties as assigned.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience


·         Graduation from an accredited allopathic or osteopathic medical school

·         Possession of a valid California license as a physician

·         Possession of national board certification

·         Possession of BCLS/CPR certification

·         Possession of DEA Controlled Substances Registration Certificate



·         Experience working in ambulatory care and/or a community health center

·         Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, ages, sexual orientations, ethnic and culture backgrounds and economic status           

·         Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency


Background Clearance


·         Must not be on active parole or probation 




·         LGBT Cultural competence and able to work with a diverse population

·         Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications

·         Experience with electronic medical records

·         Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment



Bilingual Spanish/English

·         Experience with electronic medical records

·         Experience with eClinicalWorks

·         Comfort working on teams and with safety net populations


Skills and Abilities


·         Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative

·         Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

·         Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

·         Action oriented

·         Strong problem-solving skills

·         Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities

·         Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks

·         Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility

·         Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed

·         Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations

·         Ability to perform routine ambulatory procedures: incision & drainage, basic suturing, arthrocentesis, cervical sample collection



·         Ability to perform advanced ambulatory procedures: IUD placement, long-acting subdermal contraceptive implant placement, joint steroid injection, skin punch and shave biopsies, endometrial biopsy, colposcopy

Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRight 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 32-40

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