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Job Title: Physician Specialist, Clinic Services and Ambulatory Care
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Organization: Los Angeles County Departments of Public Health and Health Services
Posted: 11/9/2023
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Los Angeles County,  CA    USA
Position Description: For DPH Clinical Services, the physician will work in the tuberculosis and/or sexual health clinics. They will join a team of highly skilled and energetic clinicians, nurses, and field investigators whose work informs and guides LAC’s progressive response to communicable diseases. They will report to the Medical Director of Clinic Services at DPH. For DHS, the physician will work in the Ambulatory Care Network’s (ACN) adult primary care clinics. They will report to the Primary Care Director at their clinic.

This is a full time, in-person position. It requires split clinical time in two or more separate locations in Los Angeles County depending on service needs. Hours are M-F 8:00am-4:30pm, with potential for evening and/or weekend hours.

Qualifications: Requirements: * California Physician and Surgeon's License. * California Driver License or ability to utilize other transportation when needed. * Completion of a residency and eligibility approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more of the following: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and/or Preventive Medicine.

The ideal candidate would have the following experience and attributes: * A passion for caring for the underserved. * Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork, and oral and written communication. * Experience with Tuberculosis and/or sexually transmitted infections (STI) care is a plus but not required. Physicians will undergo supportive and comprehensive training in each to obtain privileges. * Experience working in a safety net health system or health department is a plus.

Organization Description: The Department of Public Health (DPH) is one of the largest public health departments in the nation and is nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board. The department has an annual budget of over $2 billion and a staff of over 5,500. DPH works to protect and improve the health and well-being of the 10 million residents within the large and diverse County through a variety of programs, community partnerships, and public health focused clinical services in 14 health centers.

The Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through an integrated system of 28 health centers and four hospitals – and partnerships with community-based clinics — DHS cares for over 800,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff each year and has an annual budget of over $6 billion. Through academic affiliations with local universities DHSs hospitals are training sites for physicians in nearly every specialty.

LAC offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package and an attractive salary structure.

Closing Date: 5/9/2024
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Contact Name: Franklin D. Pratt, MD,  Physician Specialist, Clinic Services (DPH) and Ambulatory Care Network (DHS)
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How to Apply: For more information about this position, please contact Franklin D. Pratt, MD, MPHTM, FACEP, Chief, Physician Administration, Division of Medical and Dental Affairs, DPH at If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Pratt AND complete an application for the Physician Specialist exam for both Health Services (Exam No. Y5476E) and Public Health (Exam No. PH5476A) at (if you are not already on the list of physicians eligible for Physician Specialist). Note that the online application is for physicians filling various positions in the County but does not include information specific to this position.

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