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Staff Physician - Geriatrics & Continuing Care Medicine in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Torrey Pines

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter of interest and CV to Matthew Jones, M.D., Division Head, Gerontology at: Jones.Matthew@scrippshealth.org  

GERIATRICS & CONTINUING CARE MEDICINE 
 
General Description
 
A physician board certified in both geriatrics and internal medicine providing care for skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients who are continuing their post-hospital recovery in a SNF, along with providing palliative and hospice care.


 Key Responsibilities
  • Provides clinical care with emphasis on the whole patient including not only the medical needs, but the cognitive, psychological, functional and social needs.
  • Devotes considerable attention to working with patients and their families in developing goals of care and successful transitions.
  • Coordinates care management proactively working with the healthcare team to produce good outcomes.
  • Teaches internal medicine residents the art of geriatrics, hospice care and palliative care.
  • Participates in quality assurance activities.
  • Takes call and shares other duties as determined by the Division Head, Geriatrics & Continuing Care Medicine.
  • Participates in clinical program development.
Attributes
  • Ability to function effectively in an integrated multi-specialty medical group.
  • Ability to work a variable schedule.
  • Objective judgment.
  • Committed to highest clinical standards.
  • Respected by colleagues and ancillary staff.
  • Supportive of the institution’s mission and goals.
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter of interest and CV to Matthew Jones, M.D., Division Head, Gerontology at: Jones.Matthew@scrippshealth.org