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Santa Cruz Community Health (SCCH) is a multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving Santa Cruz County residents. SCCH began as a women’s health collective in 1974 with the mission to improve the health of our patients and the community and advocate the feminist goals of social, political, and economic equality. Now, 50 years later, we serve that same mission at our three clinic sites: the Santa Cruz Women’s Health Center in downtown Santa Cruz serves women and children; the Live Oak Health Center offers the community an integrated, state-of-the-art health and housing campus in Live Oak, and the Santa Cruz Mountain Health Center provides accessible and expanded access to care for our patients in the San Lorenzo Valley. Driven by our commitment to health care as a human right, SCCH is a leading non-profit provider offering comprehensive health services to our patients, regardless of their ability to pay. We have been recognized in the community as a leader in delivering high-quality, innovative care, and we are active in local, state, and national advocacy work that empowers our patients and community to be healthy, happy, and successful. SCCH has a diverse patient population and an engaging and friendly work environment. Our caring and committed staff works as a team to fulfill our mission so that all our patients have access to quality, whole-person health care. POSITION SUMMARY/SCOPE: Family Physicians at Santa Cruz Community Health (SCCH) provide comprehensive family medicine services, including preventive care, chronic disease management, pediatric care, reproductive health services, mental health and substance use treatment, in-office procedures, and urgent care services, to a Santa Cruz County patient population rich in racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, gender, and international diversity. SCCH is committed to shaping a medical staff that reflects its patient population; bilingual English/Spanish is strongly preferred. SCCH Physicians work alongside other medical providers, nurses, medical assistants, mental health providers, chiropractors, Chinese medicine providers, and case managers in an integrated Care Team model. Physicians are clinical leaders of their Care Teams. Physicians meet regularly with their supervising Site Medical Director and the larger medical department to further their clinical knowledge and skill, discuss patient cases, review performance dashboards, and improve quality and clinical processes. A new Family Medicine Residency Program is coming to Santa Cruz in July 2024, and SCCH will serve as the residentsxe2x80x99 continuity clinic. SCCH family physicians will have an opportunity to teach and precept residents, a rare opportunity to engage in academic family medicine in a community clinic setting. SCCH family physicians may teach PA students from Cal State Monterey Bay, and they continually offer clinical support and mentorship to NPs, PAs, and more junior physicians in clinic. All medical providers conduct some patient care remotely, usually from home, via telephone or video. 80% of an SCCH physicianxe2x80x99s time is direct patient care, while 20% of their time is allotted for clinical xe2x80x9cadministrativexe2x80x9d time. All medical visits are 20 minutes in length, and physicians are expected to see ten patients per 4-hour shift. SCCH uses eClinicalWorks (eCW) Electronic Health Record system for visit documentation, e-prescribing, and data collection for reporting on clinical quality. Classification: Full-time to Part-time, Salary, Exempt Reports to: Site Medical Director Location: Mountain Health Center Hours: Varies, at least one evening per week, some Saturday shifts Compensation: $183,646 – $244.757 per year, DOE Language Requirements: None; Bilingual conversant/fluent in English and Spanish highly desirable BENEFITS SCCH offers a competitive compensation & benefits package to staff working at least 20 hours per week. 80% of a Physician’s time is clinical and 20% is administrative. Salary increases occur after Year 1, 3, 5, 7, 10 and every 5 years thereafter. Paid time off and paid holidays accrue from date of hire. Paid License(s) and CME (fees and days off). Employer subsidized group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans the first of the month after 30 days of employment. Automatic 2% enrollment in an Employer sponsored 401K plan with a 2% retirement match. QUALIFICATIONS Must be a Board-Certified family physician licensed and in good standing in the State of California. Professional experience in community health centers or public health preferred Clinical experience in mental health, chronic pain, and chronic disease management preferred Commitment to preventive care, quality improvement, and empowering patients to make informed health care decisions. Ability to work cooperatively with other staff in a Care Team model Commitment to the stated mission of Santa Cruz Community Health and the diverse needs of our patient population. Ability to work at least one evening per week. Providers are required to work up to 6 Saturday clinics per year. There are no call duties for this position. Bilingual conversant/fluent in English and Spanish highly desirable. SANTA CRUZ COMMUNITY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (W/M/V/D)

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