Lane County Physician (N4502) in Springfield, Oregon
$151,174.40 - $214,822.40 Annually
Health & Human Services
The Physician provides professional, comprehensive primary medical care and treatment services to a diverse population of patients in a public health clinic setting. The Physician diagnoses and treats a wide variety of health problems, provides counseling and referrals for patients when appropriate, and performs related duties as assigned.
ABOUT THIS POSITION
This 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.
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. 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: 40 hours within clinic hours.
This is an AFSCME Physician represented position
TRAUMA INFORMED CARE STATEMENT
Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care. As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past. Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other. Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.
Examples of Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to the following
Medically evaluates patients and assesses their medical status in both the clinic and hospital setting.
Determines, establishes and administers an overall treatment program for patients and chronically ill clients.
Determines the clinical need for medications, and prescribes medications as part of a treatment program.
Provides information, consultation and assistance to other health care professionals.
Discusses case management practices and techniques with health care professionals.
Provides appropriate medical records documentation on all patients in accordance with policy.
Provides emergency treatment and after hours coverage.
Principles and practices of general, preventive and clinical medicine, surgery and pharmacology.
Federal, state and local health statutes, rules, regulations, and ordinances.
Medical and nursing care standards.
Clinical aspects of communicable diseases and disease control measures.
Causes, treatment, prevention and/or early detection of communicable diseases, chronic diseases, handicapping conditions, mental illness, and other disabling conditions.
Preventive medicine and sanitation.
Standard laboratory tests and procedures.
Medical records documentation and charting formats.
Issues of medical ethics and liability.
Diagnose, treat and control diseases and physical injuries in a culturally sensitive manner for underserved populations.
Effectively gather, evaluate, and convey sensitive and confidential information.
Work with professional independence and use initiative and judgment in performing medical diagnostic and treatment services for the patient population.
Prepare concise, accurate and effective medical reports, recommendations, policies and procedures.
Implement clinic services within resource limits.
Apply appropriate teaching and training techniques to improve nursing staff skills.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with patients, staff, peer groups, and varied agency and institutional representatives.
Develop therapeutic relationships with a wide variety of patients from diverse educational, social, and cultural backgrounds.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Experience and Training; Additional Information
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with completion of a one-year internship and/or completion of residency program in a primary care setting by time of appointment.
An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
• Possession of a valid State of Oregon license as a Medical Doctor (MD or DO)
• Eligibility for affiliation with local hospitals.
• Board Certification in Pediatrics
• CV or Resume
• Immunization record/TB test within 10 days of hire
Some positions may also require, at the time of appointment:
• Certificate granting full prescription authority
• 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.
Special Requirements to apply:
• Cover Letter
This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.
Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable.
As part of the screening process Lane County will verify license status.
TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS POLICY
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.
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.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
Careers with Lane County Offer Extraordinary Benefits
At Lane County, we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits. We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you Live Well, Live Lane - throughout your career. Read on to learn what great benefits await you in a career with Lane County.
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Benefits to keep you & your family well - Physically
Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.
Medical/Rx/Vision - Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for you and your eligible dependents. The plan options and costs per month for 2018 are outlined below:
If you enroll in the HDHP the County will contribute to your HSA: $1,500 (individual) or $3,000 (family) annually. This amount is prorated based on date of hire.
Eligible employees who complete a Health History Risk Assessment (HHRA), Biometric Screening, and Comprehensive Health Review (CHR) at the Live Well Center receive a $20 per month credit.
Wellness Clinic - The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.
Dental - Lane County provides dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.
Fitness Center Membership - Lane County provides employees with a free membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their families at a discounted rate.
Benefits to keep you & your family well - Financially
Retirement - Lane County pays for, and enrolls employees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment. (Current members are eligible upon hire.)
Disability - Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees through Short-Term Disability, and provides Long-Term Disability coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.
Time Management - Lane County provides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.
Holidays - Lane County provides nine paid holidays per year.
Life Insurance - Lane County pays for employee group term life insurance.
County-paid training & development to keep your career well
On-site Classes - Lane County offers a variety of on-site classes to develop employees' soft and technical skills.
Online Training - Lane County offers a variety of online classes through LEAP to help employees continually improve their skills.
Conferences & Seminars - Lane County pays for employees to attend professional conferences to encourage continuous learning and professional development.
Lane County offers these other valuable benefits
Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings - Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation program 457(b) to save for retirement.
Vision - Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance.
Supplemental Life Insurance - Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse.
Aflac - Optional employee-paid voluntary group coverage is available through Aflac.
Group Discounts - Group discounts may include homeowners and auto insurance, pet health insurance, credit union membership.
The above information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group. Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Physicians should contact their supervisor for health plan options and rates. Please note that Temporary and Extra Help positions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees. In all cases, plan documents govern.
For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.
125 E 8th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon, 97401