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Family or Internal Medicine Physician (MD/DO)

Zócalo Health

Zócalo Health

California, USA · Texas, USA
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Family or Internal Medicine Physician (MD/DO)

Job Posted
June 1, 2022 5:58 PM
Location
California
Texas
Compensation
COE
Status:
Part-time, Full-time, and Per Diem opportunities available

About Zócalo Health

Zócalo Health is a Latino-founded healthcare service designed for the Latino patient. Our primary care model blends tradition with innovation and prioritizes a trusting relationship between the care team and member. Each member of Zócalo Health is paired with a promotor de salud (community health worker) to establish a relationship to better understand members’ goals and connect them to a Zócalo Health physician. Our team of physicians, hired from the community, focus on prevention, primary care, behavioral health, and traditional practices that work together to support our members’ wellness. Operating in the states of California and Texas, Zócalo Health offers affordable and convenient care memberships that provide same-day access to culturally-aligned providers.

Job Summary

Zócalo Health is looking for a physician who will participate in developing care plans tailored to meet the health and social needs of our members.
We are searching for someone who is flexible and able to problem solve when situations arise in real-time. Someone who has  delivered care in a virtual telehealth setting, and capable of managing a diverse care team with clinical and non-clinical members. Ideally this individual will have a track record in the health/tech industry, with experience in primary care.

Major Responsibilities

Family Medicine (MD or DO) with current & unrestricted state license in good standing
Board Certified
Approachable and open communicator with an interest in leading active collaboration with care teams.
Current DEA Certificate
3 years of experience in Primary Care and/or Urgent Care
Patient-focused with exceptional service delivery
Considerate, comprehensive, and compassionate medical care. Displays sensitivity and respect for patients' cultural and religious preferences
Excellent Clinical Skills
Have had direct patient care within the last year
Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Responsibilities

Manage a virtual patient panel with a broad array of patient needs; conducting a mix of acute, chronic, and well visits for adults.
Render culture-centered healthcare that gives members the tools to navigate through their health journey.
Use a holistic approach to customize care programs with an emphasis on wellness rather than illness.
Take ownership developing and co-building clinical guidelines, policies and processes.
Leads a variety of health education and promotion services on a bi-weekly basis, including presentations, educational and skills-based workshops, trainings, small group discussion/facilitation, staff development projects.
Produces content (blog and video-blog) that translates medical jargon to the language of the people, making primary care more relatable.
Maintain CME and updated clinical knowledge for management of primary care conditions.
Ongoing collaboration with virtual care and launchpad teammates via daily huddles, communication platforms, and other systems.
Submit availability to work on a quarterly basis, 8 - 12 weeks in advance.
Respond to text or telephone requests for advice within 24 hours.
Be available for scheduled telemedicine visits within 24 hours of request Monday through Friday excluding holidays and designated time away.
Depending on our activities and needs, your responsibilities may be adapted and evolve according to the specific needs. You will not face these challenges alone; other Zócalo team members will provide technical support, including comprehensive guidelines and protocols.

Job Requirements

Language: Fluency (verbal and written) in English and Spanish
Have completed an accredited Internal or Family Medicine residency program.
Licenses/Certifications:
Board Certified in Family or Internal Medicine (MD or DO), with current & unrestricted state license (California and/or Texas) in good standing.
Current DEA Certificate
Experiences:
3 years of experience in Primary Care and/or Urgent Care
Have had direct patient care within the last year
Complementary competencies and skills:
Lead and contribute to the writing of scientific journal articles.
A caring, compassionate provider who enjoys helping others and providing a positive care experience in a telehealth platform.
Approachable and open communicator with an interest in leading active collaboration with care teams.
Patient-focused with exceptional delivery of hospitality.
Considerate, comprehensive, and compassionate medical care. Displays sensitivity and respect for patients' cultural and religious preferences
Excellent clinical skills.
Care providers who are flexible and interested in working in a telehealth environment with a continuously evolving care team.
Must be comfortable working with multiple computer applications simultaneously. Additionally, must be willing to learn new technologies and frameworks.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Team player who builds effective working relationships.
Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
Are creative and open minded, comfortable developing processes where needed and driving for continuous improvement.
Experience building care models at early-stage organizations where protocols are under active development.
Committed to building trust-based relationships.
Commitment to Zócalo Health’s mission and values.
At Zócalo Health Inc., we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength in transforming healthcare. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse perspectives. To us, acceptance and respect are rooted in an understanding that people do not experience things in the same way, including our healthcare system. Individuals seeking employment at Zócalo Health are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Those seeking employment at Zócalo Health are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

How to Apply

On the Zócalo Health Careers page, scroll to the bottom of the form and locate the Apply Now section: Fill form and submit resume/CV.