Sutter Health Staff General Surgeon - Sutter Lakeside Hospital & Clinics - Full time in Lakeport, California
Provide the full scope primary care services which fall under physician's field of training, including but not limited to, diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care and health maintenance for patients sixteen years of age and above. The physician is an employed team member of Sutter Lakeside Hospital's Rural Health Clinics. The physician is expected to be familiar with the mission & vision, goals & objectives of the clinic where s/he works and to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to help achieve them. The physician must be aware of policies & procedures that govern their practice as well as pertain to state and federal regulations.
Utilize Electronic Medical Record and other technologies efficiently and seek additional training as needed and/or requested
Diagnose and provide education, for each patient, regarding treatment options.
Obtain health history and perform physical exam
Review incoming reports (e.g., labs, x-ray, EKG) sign and follow-up in a timely manner, in accordance with the Documentation Standards policy.
Prescribe medication in accordance with California statute and professional practice guidelines.
Arrange referral(s) for patients requiring services not offered by the SLH Clinics.
Participate in Peer Review, quality assurance, provider and staff meetings, and other clinical meetings, as assigned.
Participate in the creation and success of Standard Work so the clinic workflows are efficient and effective with little variation from provider to provider.
Comply with Sutter Lakeside Hospital and Clinic Infection Control plan, which includes using personal protective equipment.
Participate in and support the organization's mission to serve our community.
Assist in updating policies and procedures of the practice, as requested.
Adhere to the SLH Clinics Documentations Standards policy and complete charting and tasks in a timely manner.
Be aware of, and abide by, the Practice Standards approved by Sutter Health, for Medical Assistants, Licensed vocational Nurses, and Registered Nurses.
Bachelors Degree required
Graduation from an accredited Medical School - MD or DO required
Successful completion of a medical residency program required
Successful completion of a medical internship program required
Board Eligible or Board Certified in an area of specialty required
Will accept new grads; prefer more experience and experience in a rural area, equivalent to 3-5 years preferred.
Doctor of Medicine - MD, current unrestricted California Medical License required upon hire
Doctor of Osteopathy - DO, current unrestricted California Medical License required upon hire
Current DEA Certificate required upon hire
Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS required for physicians working in the hospital
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider - NRP if appropriate for role in hospital
Organization: Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Lakeport
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Position Status: Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.