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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$59.57 – $78.19 per hour

Seeking a skilled physician to perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat patients, recommend treatment and preventive care, and supervise healthcare staff.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. - Performs physical examinations of new and existing patients at the Public Safety Wellness Center clinic, which may include specialized functions such as infectious disease and preventative medicine. - Diagnoses and treats based on patients’ medical histories and results of physical assessments. - Recommends treatment and preventive care. - Instructs patients and their families regarding procedures performed, home care, and follow-up visits. - Directs professional and auxiliary health care staff during treatment of patients. - Responds to inquiries from staff and patients regarding preventive health and treatments. Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive medicine and infectious diseases. - Knowledge of State and Federal laws pertaining to medicine and to health clinics. - Knowledge of the structure and function of health clinics. - Knowledge of principles of culture, cultural competency, and cultural humility. - Knowledge of, and understanding of, ethics and public good; is concerned with public trust. - Knowledge of local community, social service, and cultural resources. - Knowledge of public health preparedness and response. - Skill in providing excellent customer service. - Skill in communicating effectively with patients and their families. - Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other City employees, patients, and the general public. - Ability to demonstrate cultural and linguistic competency. - Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required by HIPAA and other State and Federal privacy laws. - Ability to demonstrate flexibility and versatility. - Ability to work with and relate to individuals and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences. - Ability to work professionally and ethically in a multi-cultural team setting. - Ability to perform medical examinations, make diagnoses, and perform appropriate medical care.
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