PACE Program – Primary Care Physician role – Oakland, CA

Our search firm has been retained to recruit a Primary Care Physician to work in my client’s Oakland PACE Center.

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Primary Care Physician is responsible for the medical care of participants enrolled in the PACE program.  We are searching for a physician (MD/DO) with at least 1 years’ experience working with the Frail or Elderly population.  Current board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine is required.  It is not required for a physician to hold subspecialty board certification in Geriatrics.  Ability to work as a team player in a multi-cultural, inter-disciplinary setting is required.

What is PACE?

PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a program for frail/elderly recipients who have been determined to need “nursing facility level of care” but wish to remain in their home and community as long as possible. Value of PACE: using a capitated payment system, PACE programs are able to provide the entire continuum of care and services to older adults with chronic care needs while maintaining their independence at home for as long as possible.  Each PACE Program is comprised of an Interdisciplinary Team of health professionals working together to provide comprehensive care for PACE participants.

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