Job ID: 289247819  |  Last Updated: 10/15/2018

Internal Medicine-Outpatient

Clinica Sierra Vista
Bakersfield, CA
Applicant Contact
RaShon Cardwell
Provider Recruiter
(661) 635-3050 ext. 2143
(661) 324-4153

Job Description

If living and practicing in one of the most affordable areas of California, within just 2-3 hours easy drive from sights and attractions such as Yosemite and Sequoia Nat'l Parks, the Central California coast, San Francisco, and Los Angeles sounds appealing, then we'd like to speak to you.

Clinica Sierra Vista is one of the oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in California and the nation, having earned the trust of its patients, partners and the communities it serves over a 46-year history distinguished by rapid growth and innovation, exceptional primary-care physicians, and a reputation for treating the most vulnerable residents with respect and compassion.
If you have a servants heart, consider a career with Clinica Sierra Vista, which opened out of a trailer in a field in 1971 but has grown to care for a diverse population of 150,000 patients.

Clinica Sierra Vista, accredited by the rigorous Joint Commission, serves patients at 31 health centers in Kern, Fresno and Inyo counties. Our services include Pediatric Care, Adult Care, Dental Care, Behavioral Health, Case Management, Prenatal & Womens Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Health Education, Outreach and WIC services. We partner with local governments, social services departments, businesses and nonprofit leaders to address the full range of needs for our patients. Our dedicated providers and staff make Clinica Sierra Vista an ideal place to call your medical home.

Responsibilities / qualifications:
Provides primary-care services like exams, diagnoses and treatment, to individuals and families in the community.
Prepares appropriate treatment plans and provide follow-up as needed while adhering to clinic policy and procedures. Duties include outpatient responsibilities.
BC/BE for certification in Internal Medicine.
Licensed or eligible for licensure as an MD or DO in the State of California; have prescriptive authority and current DEA certification.
Maintains appropriate medical records documentation in the EMR on all patients in accordance with organizational policy. Consistently up to date on charting.
Prepares appropriate treatment plans and provides follow-up and treatment as needed while adhering to clinic policy and procedures.
Refers patients for specialty care as appropriate.
Provides appropriate information and education to patient and family members regarding diagnoses, treatment, prevention, safety, etc.

Base salary (Commensurate with experience)
Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance for physician and family (begins on first day of employment)
Sign-on bonus of up to $100,000
Pay for performance
Paid CME
Relocation reimbursement
Loan repayment through the NHSC
Malpractice coverage through the FTCA/Federal Tort Claims Act
J1/H-1B visa candidates are welcome, CSV is cap exempt for H1-B Visa

For more information, please contact:

RaShon Cardwell
Provider Recruiter
Clinica Sierra Vista


Office: 661-635-3050 ext 2143

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Employer Profile

Clinica Sierra Vista is seeking dedicated Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN and Pediatric Physicians who are passionate about our mission. We are proud to provide high quality and comprehensive primary and prevention health care services to the underserved populations of Kern, Fresno and Inyo counties. Become part of our team and play an important role in improving the health of our patients and community. Clinica Sierra Vista offers a competitive salary package including sign-on bonuses, mortgage assistance programs, loan re-payment programs and much more. We also provide malpractice coverage through the FTCA/Federal Tort Claims Act, offer assistance in relocation expenses and we are an H1-B Cap Exempt Entity with the knowledge and expertise to support you through the complex Visa process.

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