Bilingual MD or DO Family Physician in Beautiful Santa Cruz

Job description The Santa Cruz Community Health Centers (SCCHC) 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, 40 years later, we serve that same mission as a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center operating two separate sites: the Santa Cruz Women’s Health Center in downtown Santa Cruz serving women and children; and our new East Cliff Family Health Center in Live Oak, serving everyone.


The SCCHC 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 of our patients have access to comprehensive, quality health care.


We are seeking a bilingual Primary Care Clinician to join our team and provide comprehensive primary care services, including preventive health, chronic care, pediatric care, reproductive health and urgent care services for patients of all ages.

We are also seeking a Site Medical Director to support the site’s medical provider team to achieve high job satisfaction and performance; assist the Medical Director to ensure access to high-quality medical services for SCCHC patients at their clinical site; and advance SCCHC’s Strategic Plan through working closely with the Medical Director and other site leads and managers. The site’s medical providers report directly to the Site Medical Director. This role is a physician who delivers direct care to SCCHC patients. The Site Medical Director is expected to demonstrate exceptional clinical, leadership, strategic planning, critical thinking, patient relations, organizational, and time management skills. The position reports to the Medical Director, and in the absence of the Medical Director acts on their behalf as delegated.
Benefits Inquire within Signing bonus offered. Employer sponsored 2% retirement match. Paid time off and paid holidays • Providers may be eligible for a Federal Loan Repayment Program.

• Employer subsidized group health, dental, vision and life insurance plans after 30 days of employment with a satisfactory review.
Candidate Requirements California Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview • Ability to work some evenings and Saturdays

• Bilingual in English and Spanish

• Experience with Electronic Health Records, preferred

• Experience in community health center or medically underserved setting, preferred

• Experience and willingness to support and supervise mid-level (NP and PA) providers in the clinical setting

• Ability and willingness to perform common medical office procedures (such as cryotherapy, skin biopsies, joint aspirations and injections, etc.), preferred
Clinicial Workload - Outpatient This job consists of outpatient clinical work.