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Staff Physician, Santa Maria, CA

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department


Santa Maria, CA

March 16, 2017

Staff Physicians work at one of PHD’s Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHC). As licensed medical doctors, Physicians assume independent responsibility for the clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients of the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD), with all of attendant necessities of care, including but not limited to history, physical examination, ordering of tests, interpretation of testing, procedures, referral to specialists and overall case management of the patients’ medical conditions; perform some related administrative duties to support PHD clinic and program operations; and perform other related duties as required.

Education, Experience, Certifications

  1. Based on Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) mandates, incumbents must cooperate with California State’s Public Health Department (PHD) to become an eligible billable provider.
  2. A valid license as a Physician & Surgeon from the Medical Board of California;
  3. A valid DEA certificate for the prescription of controlled medications; and,
  4. Board Certification or eligibility in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics or other specialty consistent with PHD assignment.

Note: This assignment requires board certification or eligibility in Family Practice or Internal Medicine.

To Apply

Complete an online application at and attach a cover letter and resume (this is a short-form application and should only take 15 minutes to complete); county applications will need to be completed before candidate interviews.

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