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Physician - Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

Oakland, CA

Posted: 05/10/2022 Job Number: 467273 Pay Rate: $200,000

Job Description

Our FQHC is looking for a family medicine physician, internal medicine physician, or advanced practitioner committed to providing high-quality outpatient primary care at our Oakland, Berkeley, and Pinole clinics. The ideal candidate must be dedicated to building a collaborative team model of care experience working with the under-served. Case management and behavioral health services are fully integrated into our care to address a range of medical and psychosocial factors impacting the overall health of the patient. The Health Center utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach with primary care providers, RNs, Social Workers, Psychiatry, Podiatry, etc.


About us:


As a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 45 years of dedicated service to the community, we serve over 66,000 patients in the East Bay Area's socio-economically underserved regions. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at 15 primary care sites across Oakland, Berkeley, and West Contra Costa County. From opening a residential respite program for homeless persons discharged from hospital to offering free COVID testing to the community, we are innovative and responsive to our times' social and medical needs. We provide an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and with which our patients can identify. To this end, we seek candidates who reflect the diversity of the East Bay communities we serve.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. If you seek accommodation, please advise in writing at the time you apply.




We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan, and loan repayment programs. Our FQHC is a qualified site for federal and state loan repayment programs (HPSA score is 21). Acceptance rates may vary year to year based on funding levels and the number of applicants.


Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy:

In accordance with our commitment to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we have adopted a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our patients and visitors; and the community at large from infectious diseases, that vaccinations may reduce. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Order of the California State Public Health Officer. Unless a reasonable medical or religious accommodation is approved, all employees must receive COVID-19 vaccinations.


  • Provides preventive, urgent care and primary care health services
  • Performs clinical assessment of patients, including ordering appropriate diagnostic evaluations, and plans a program of care.
  • Provides verbal and written education and counseling to patients, families, and caregivers.
  • Plans follow up care including requests for outside consultations and evaluations.
  • Maintains patient records necessary for clinic reporting, billing and quality improvement.
  • Functions potentially in a variety of settings including health center, skilled nursing facilities, supportive housing sites, and in clients' homes
  • Participates as a member of the site clinical services team and attends clinical team meetings.
  • Provides specialty care services, clinical case management and team participation to designated programs (e.g., HIV services, women’s health, house calls, diabetes, Bridge, etc.)
  • Coordinates care with other health team members including case management and behavioral health staff.
  • Acts as an advocate for the patient and liaison with outside agencies as appropriate
  • supervises Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Certified Nurse-Midwives)
  • Participates in after-hours on-call as needed
  • Assists in the supervision and teaching of medical residents, students or clinical fellows.
  • Actively participates in internal quality improvement teams and works with members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards.

  • Commitment to the provision of primary care services for the underserved with demonstrated ability and sensitivity in working with a variety of people from low-income populations, with diverse educational, lifestyle, ethnic and cultural origins.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and make sound judgments within established guidelines; understand and apply oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, clinical providers, managers and external agencies or organizations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills and ability to effectively work with people from diverse backgrounds and be culturally sensitive.
  • Be creative and mature with a “can do,” proactive attitude.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, multi-tasking, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a positive, friendly manner and to be flexible and adaptive to change.
  • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
  • Conduct oneself in internal and external settings in a way that reflects positively on our clinic as an organization of professional, confident and sensitive staff.
  • Ability to continuously scan the environment, identifying opportunities for improvement and intersections with other departments and partner organizations.


Job Requirements            
  • Current California MD, PA, or NP license.
  • Training and experience in geriatrics, internal medicine, and/or family practice with board eligibility or certification required.
  • Interest in working with a diverse patient population in a community based organization and sensitivity to their needs and health problems; commitment to a community health philosophy of prevention and primary care.
  • Experience with electronic health records.


 Job Preferences 
  • Community Health Center experience.
  • Experience as part of a team-based care model.
  • EMR Epic experience.

Meet Your Recruiter

Alphonse Bilicic
Director of Physician Recruitment

Growing up with three sisters and a single mother, Alphonse quickly learned the value of community. At a young age, his family regularly received assistance from both community health centers and non-profit groups. He understands that without the support of his community, life would have been much different for his family. When he initially interviewed with UHC in 2014, Alphonse’s expressed a passion and desire to give back and support the same community who had helped him. Over four years later, Alphonse now leads the primary care division as Director of Physician Recruitment, specializing in placing Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Physicians in the same non-profit health centers that once served him.

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