Staff Physician - Geriatrician in San Diego, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Scripps Health   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Not Specified years

Posted 40 days ago

This job is no longer available.


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.


  • 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.

Valid Through: 2019-10-3