Physician

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Department: Medical Clinic

St. Anthony’s Medical Clinic is dedicated to providing holistic, culturally competent, & high quality medical care to the underserved and underinsured of San Francisco. We are committed to providing excellent health care to families in a warm, welcoming environment. We are in need of qualified volunteers who identify with our mission.

Under the direct supervision of the Lead Physician and Clinic Director, the Volunteer Physician is responsible for the provision of primary health care for patients.

Duties & Tasks:

  • Sees patients in the clinic during normal drop-in and appointment hours.
  • Monitors medical treatment given to assure acceptable level of quality care, follow-up care; keeps accurate and complete medical records.
  • Volunteers in an integrated setting with the behavior health teams via consultation, shared patient visits, warm hand offs or other forms of patient care integration activity.
  • Coordinates referrals to other health care facilities, e.g. SFGH, UCSF, and other health clinics.
  • Consults with the Lead Physician on clinical aspects of patient care when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for prescribing medication in compliance with state/federal law.
  • Serves as an active member of the clinic interdisciplinary team, knowing your presence is an essential function for the team to be successful.
  • Attends and participates in all appropriate and required meetings on and off site.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

  • Committed to the preservation of appropriate health care to the uninsured and inner-city poor.
  • Proven track record of established clinical skills with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team.
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine.
  • Licensed by the California Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Board certification/eligibility in a primary care specialty, Family Practitioner or Internal medicine.
  • CPR certification.
  • Familiarity with or skills necessary to use electronic medical record software.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin or another Asian language preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, including an excellent ability to speak clearly and to be understood in English.
  • Commitment to St. Anthony’s Statement of Values and a desire to volunteer for a social service agency serving the homeless and low-income, and to the preservation of appropriate health care for the uninsured and poor.

Commitment:

Minimum one am or pm shift per week: 8:00 am—12:30 pm or 1:00 pm—4:30 pm
(Monday through Friday only) for minimum of 6 months.

Important Dates:

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Interview: Interviews will be scheduled and conducted as applications are submitted
Orientation: Next scheduled Individual Volunteer Orientation following successful interview
First Volunteer Shift: Week following successful interview

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24 HRS AT ST. ANTHONY’S

DINING ROOM

serves 2,000-3,000 hot, nutritious meals per day

MEDICAL CLINIC

provides care to more than 4,600 patients through more than 14,000 visits a year

TECHNOLOGY LAB

provides digital justice through computer access and education for 105 guests

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

FREE CLOTHING PROGRAM

ADDICTION RECOVERY

SOCIAL WORK

JUSTICE EDUCATION

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