Geriatric Physician - UCSD at Home - 125376
#125376 Geriatric Physician - UCSD at HomeExtended Review Date: Fri 11/3/2023
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UC San Diego Health’s senior medicine program is ranked among the nation's top programs for geriatric care and #1 in San Diego by U.S. News & World Report.
‘UCSD at Home’- Population Health Services program is award winning provider of in-home healthcare services, dedicated to improving the lives of seniors by offering comprehensive and compassionate care in their residences. We are seeking a versatile and caring Primary Care Physician to join our team, providing a combination of in-home medical visits and telemedicine services to our senior patients. If you are a healthcare professional who is passionate about geriatric medicine and committed to delivering quality care in various settings, we encourage you to apply for this fulfilling opportunity.
We invite you to consider the benefits of joining our high-functioning, interdisciplinary team, and enjoying a healthy work/life balance in beautiful San Diego!
As a Primary Care Physician with ‘UCSD at Home’- Population Health Services, you will have the unique opportunity to provide high-quality, personalized medical care to senior patients through both in-home visits and telemedicine platforms.
Telemedicine Consultations: Conduct virtual patient assessments, diagnose eligible medical conditions, and provide treatment plans and follow-up care through telemedicine platforms
Comprehensive Assessments: Conduct thorough in-home medical assessments of senior patients via either in person or telemedicine, including reviewing medical history, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests as needed
Preventive Care: Educate and encourage seniors to engage in preventive care measures, vaccinations, and health-promoting lifestyle choices through both in-home and telemedicine consultations.
Chronic Disease Management: Manage and monitor chronic conditions in senior patients, optimizing health outcomes, oversee medication management, compassionate palliative care, patient and family education through in-home visits.
Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary ‘UCSD at Home’- Population Health Services healthcare teams, including Physicians, APP, nurses, social workers, and specialists, to ensure holistic and timely care.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic health records (EHR) of patient encounters, treatment plans, and progress notes for both in-home and telemedicine visits.
Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited institution.
Active and unrestricted medical license in California.
Board certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Geriatrics is preferred.
Proven experience in primary care, particularly in geriatric medicine.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with senior patients and their families.
Compassion, empathy, and cultural sensitivity when working with diverse senior populations.
Strong organizational and time management abilities.
Familiarity with telemedicine platforms and technology.
A commitment to providing patient-centered, in-home and telemedicine-based medical.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Flexible scheduling to accommodate both in-home and telemedicine visits.
Collaborative team based and supportive work environment.
Access to ongoing professional development and teaching opportunities.
The chance to be part of a dedicated team committed to enhancing senior healthcare.
If you are a versatile and compassionate Primary Care Physician dedicated to delivering personalized medical care to seniors through both in-home visits and telemedicine, we invite you to apply for this position. Join our team at UCSD at Home- Population Health Services and be part of a compassionate and innovative healthcare community.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their CV, a cover letter outlining their qualifications. Please include "Primary Care Physician - Home Visits and Telemedicine Application" in the subject line. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team.
Salary is based on training, experience and local labor market. The posted annual salary range is the starting annual compensation only. The amount does not include productivity or incentive plans. Compensation is subject to the individual department/division compensation plans. More information is discussed during the recruitment process.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $0 - $0 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $0.00 - $0.00
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