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Physician - Family Medicine Job in Tulare, CA

Family Medicine Opportunity in the beautiful San Joaquin Valley of California

Altura Centers for Health

Tulare, CA 93274

Looking for a challenging and rewarding practice opportunity?  Or a place to call home after residency?  Look no further!

ALTURA has been providing medical and dental care to the community since 1995, in response to community concerns regarding the health and social needs of low income immigrant population.  ALTURA is a Patient Centered Medical Home level 3 that serves nearly 27,309 patients annually. 

       Our stable work environment, excellent work - life balance, flexible work schedules, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package (i.e. loan forgiveness                programs, relocation assistance, signing bonus and more).   

Job Qualifications:

  • Must have a current medical license to practice in the State of California or have applied for a California medical license.
  • Must provide evidence of current DEA registration and must be CPR certified.
  • Must be insurable for liability coverage as an administrative physician through FTCA.
  • One year minimum experience in clinic setting is recommended.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible recommended.

     Job Summary:  (Complete summary upon request)

  • Develops trust and teamwork with staff and patients.
  • Assists in the Delegation of Services with Mid-Level Practitioners within the similar field of medical training in accordance with the guidelines of the individual agreements between Physician and Mid-Level Practitioner.
  • Provides wellness care for children and adults, including screening, immunizations and testing.
  • Teaches health promotion, wellness and disease prevention.
  • Diagnose and, in partnership with the patient, manage acute and chronic health conditions.
  • Orders, conducts and interprets diagnostic studies and laboratory tests.
  • Prescribes medication.
  • Provide primary health care services to patients emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Participate in the development of the organizational plan for medical operation addressing efficient use of personnel, staffing patterns, and patient scheduling.
  • Participate in provider meetings.
  • Adhere to mandated State and Federal regulations as a FQHC provider and monitors that the department also complies.
  • Communicates openly and consistently with Supervisor(s) and all staff.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.
  • Work 40 hours per week. 


  • Working knowledge of the social and cultural factors associated with the community’s social & health care services.
  • Ability to understand patient attitudes and needs.  Develop and orient program goals and concepts accordingly, and work effectively toward accomplishment with all staff members.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, officials, the public, patients, other private organizational representatives, health care personnel and community groups.
  • Ability to work under pressure and high stress, maintain personal composure, evaluate situations and act/react appropriately and use tact when dealing with visitors, patients and difficult situations.

Let’s make a difference together to enrich and make a positive impact in the lives of the people who would otherwise go without care!

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Altura Centers for Health1201 North Cherry StreetTulare, CA 93274
Contact Information
Work:(559) 685-4639
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Fax:(559) 366-7060
Type Of Employer:In-House
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