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INTRODUCTION

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

This position provides primary medical care to the medically uninsured and underinsured residents of Solano County. Join our team and work collaboratively with the community and our partners to make Solano County the best place to live, learn and play.
To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit:
http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/ph/fhs/default.asp

THE POSITION

To provide medical services for programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, and occupational medical services; to provide on-call services.

This class is characterized by the responsibility for providing direct medical services for Health and Social Services Department clients in various programs. Employees perform highly responsible and specialized professional functions and tasks independently requiring a high degree of professional level knowledge and expertise and excellent organizational and communication skills. Incumbents are expected to be well versed in clinical practice guidelines for managing acute and chronic medical conditions.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Experience: Some professional level experience performing responsible patient evaluations and treatment of clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Education/Training:A Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy; additional education or training in public health services, public administration and/or clinic management desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of a valid 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 recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.
To view the job description, please visit:
http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15606
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Conducts medical and physical examinations; makes diagnoses and prescribes medical and rehabilitative treatment; prescribes medications.

Provides clinical supervision to mid-level practitioners; provides night, weekend, and holiday medical triage and authorizations via telephone.

Acts as physician member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team; confers with staff and patients and their families regarding diagnosis and treatment.

Recommends hospitalization or other indicated services; makes referrals to specialists as appropriate.

Serves as an occupational physician conducting base line physicals and pre-employment physicals.

May prepare protocols and standardize procedures; participates in ensuring continuous quality improvement.

Ensures that efficient, high quality primary outpatient medical care is provided for high- risk patients; performs outpatient minor surgical procedures; examines X-rays and orders laboratory tests and evaluates results; ensures that patient medical charts and records meet legal and medical requirements.

Provides medical consultation to private physicians and health care professionals; prepares records and reports; inputs, accesses and analyzes data using a computer.

Represents the Public Health Division/assigned program area(s) to other agencies/organizations, local communities, professional groups and committees, schools, clients, and the general public; acts as a resource regarding professional services/assigned program(s); responds to inquiries; and promotes the Divisions mission and goals.

Establishes and maintains open communications with other department/division programs, projects, and work teams; coordinates data and resources as necessary and upon request in support of a productive and positive working environment.
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the courses and units completed), medical license, and board certification.

Candidates who fail to submit their education verification, medical license, and board certification within five (5) calendar days from application submittal will be disqualified from the recruitment, unless otherwise specified in the job announcement.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the document deadlines above. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

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, or by fax to (707) 784-3424. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Clinic Registered Nurse - Senior) and the recruitment number (16-534010-03). Documents can also be emailed to recruitment@solanocounty.com. Please include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Independent travel will be 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.

BENEFITS

Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2016 calendar year is $1,455.62 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. Employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage receive a $50/month supplemental County contribution into the cafeteria plan.

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 10 days per year for the first 3 years.

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.

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, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years.

To review the benefits for this position, please visit:
http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16478

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications received are reviewed on a regular basis. This recruitment is subject to close at any time without notice.

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. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicants ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. 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. 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 application review 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.

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

VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS

To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.

Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veterans preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.



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://webstartadmin/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=6664.

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.
Family Health Services (FHS) outpatient clinics are a part of the Solano County Public Health Department in northern California. FHS is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which provides primary medical care to the underserved population. Our mission is to provide superior, comprehensive primary care to the residents in Solano County. FHS offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a retirement plan.

FHS believes in the team approach to providing medical care to our patients. This collaborative, multidisciplinary culture gives you the support you need to provide quality medical care to your patients.