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Primary Care Physician

Department: 3403 - Opioid Addiction Treatment Services (OATS)
Location: San Antonio, TX
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM


The Primary Care Physician provides direct high quality and evidence based patient medical care including diagnosis, treatment and/or proper referral, follow-up, education and counseling. Duties may include seeing children and adolescents. PCP will participate in quality assurance, quality improvement, peer review and special project. Physician may also direct and provide supervision of other health care providers and non-medical personnel as required.  


  1. Manages and maintains a program of comprehensive health for patients to include preventative medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health. 
  2. Examine patients, formulates diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.  
  3. Interperts examination finding and test results and implements treatment plans.    
  4. Conducts medical examinations and reviews collateral information of assigned patients in accordance with applicable guidelines.  
  5. Timely completes required EMR and all other documentation according to medical license and Center standards.        
  6. Evaluates urgent conditions of patients in a competent and timely manner.
  7. Responsible for coordinating medical care with internal and external medical specialties as needed.  
  8. Determines needs for consultation and assists in coordination of medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
  9. Prescribes and assesses effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate for patient medical accordance with the Centerís Prescribing Practices Policies and Procedures 
  10. Determine needs for type and quantity of medical supplies and equipment.  
  11. Ability to supervise, advise, train clinical professionals, residents, and/ or students in area of health-related topics.  
  12. Orders labs in accordance with appropriate guidelines.
  13. Provides team leadership, consultation, and clinical supervision of appropriate staff members.
  14. Other duties as assigned


  1. Current Texas Physician's permit, Texas Department of Public Safety Controlled Substance Registration Certificate (DPS), and U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Substance Registration Certificate (DEA) 
  2. Board Certified/Eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine/Peds
  3. Completion of an accredited Residency Program in Primary Medicine other applicable specialty
  4. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  5. Must apply to be credentialed with all Center contracted payors
  6. High degree of technology proficiency with EMR/EHR, e-prescribing, and other electronic medical systems, standard Microsoft Office applications and system databases     
  7. Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies
  8. Must maintain a valid driverís license and automobile insurance coverage, be able to travel as needed, and be able to meet on a consistent basis the driving record requirements of the Companyís auto insurance carrier if you drive your vehicle during company business 
  9. Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete SAMA and CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance
  10. Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in various care. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally transfer a consumer


  1. Board Certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or IM/Peds
  2. Experience practice in a center serving diverse under-insured and under-served populations.
  3. Additional language capability strongly desired.

Physical Requirements/Demands = 1

1 = Primarily Direct Patient Care
2 = Primarily Office Work
3 = Primarily Physical Work


Compensation Package 

Recruiting and retaining talented individuals is important to us. At the Center for Health Care Services, we are committed to providing our employees with a total compensation package that includes competitive pay, affordable health and wellness benefits, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities and generous retirement savings options. 

We have wide range of career opportunities and hope you will join us in our mission! 

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 The Center for Health Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer