Primary Care Clinic Physician

$210,000 - $243,245 yearly
  • County of Ventura
  • Ventura County, CA, USA
  • Aug 12, 2021
Full Time Physician & Surgeon

Job Description








Provides medical services involving examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients as Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physicians in ambulatory care facilities.  The Primary Care Clinic Physician is an At-Will classification that is exempt from the provision of the Civil Service Ordinance.

Duties May Include the Following:

  • Provides complete, comprehensive, family-oriented, culturally sensitive clinical care for patients throughout the life cycle. This includes obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, making diagnoses, and treating patients
  • Prescribes medications and treatment, monitors patients’ progress, and adapts treatment as required
  • Inoculates and vaccinates patients to immunize patients from communicable diseases
  • Advises patients concerning evidence-based lifestyle changes that improve patient health and works with patients to develop self-management goals
  • Coordinates with care team to provide high-quality patient care and ensure patient treatment goals are met
  • Ability to work with high volume of patients, internal/external customers, and appropriately manage frequent changes, delay or unexpected events
  • Advises nursing and related personnel as to the administration of medication and treatment; writes physician’s orders
  • Gives or determines the need for medical tests, orders laboratory tests as necessary; interprets medical tests
  • Consulting with other physicians and providers, referring patients to specialists when necessary, and working with other healthcare staff, such as nurses, assistants, and other physicians
  • Complies with medical laws (example, HIPAA). Demonstrates knowledge of domestic violence, child and dependent abuse protocols and mandated reporting


Education & Experience:

Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency training program, including the following:

  • Degree in Medicine
  • At least 3 years of residency training
  • Current state medical license and state DEA certificate

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge Desired:  Current developments, trends, best practices, and evidence-based guidelines in the medical field; basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices; pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects; proper documentation of clinical services; principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application; medical diagnosis and treatment; hospitals and clinics organization, communicable disease control; public health practices and procedures.

Skills and Abilities:  Diagnose and treat patients; develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans; establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others; learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements; maintain medical records and prepare reports; serve on interdisciplinary teams; clinically supervise licensed and professional staff.


**Responsibility to adhere and abide by VCMC's Medical Staff Bylaws.**


Regular Schedule

Employment Type

Full Time