Adolescent Physician
Charles Drew University Of Medicine And Science - Los Angeles, CA

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Working as members of the health care team Adolescent Physician provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services to adolescent patients with HIV/AIDS disease. Provides HIV care in accordance to standard medical proactive protocols; individual patient instruction in accordance to prescribed treatment plan; records medical history and provides physical examinations and follow-up care; prescribes appropriate medication to patients as needed according to medical protocols and standard medical practice; identifies physical and dietary problems and refers to appropriate on-site and off-site resources; consults with Medical Director or specialty physicians for patient evaluations as needed. In conjunction with Medical Director, updates Medical Protocols on an annual basis; adheres to Quality Improvement procedures and participates in Quality Improvement reviews; actively involved in development of HIV Quality Improvement plan and procedures including intervention; participates in Utilization Reviews as appropriate; supervises mid-level practitioners as assigned; works closely with other HIV departments including case management, mental health, psychology, and quality care in order to provide appropriate education to the patients; participates in team meetings and case conferences for the HIV patients; serves as a preceptor instructor to Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or medical students as assigned; attends conferences and seminars when requested and will comply with continuing education requirements; solicits HIV community linkages as directed by medical director; and provides trainings to Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants and other clinic staff, on periodic basis.

Regionally accredited degree in medicine and is current licensed to practice in the State of California as an Internal Medicine physician and Secondary Board certification as an Infectious Disease specialist or HIV certification required. Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties in the following: Preventive Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and gynecology, Pathology, Urology, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Otolaryngology, Neurosurgery, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, and/or Thoracic Surgery. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions; and must relate well to all cultural and ethnic groups in the community.