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Golden Gate Regional Center
San Rafael, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description

GGRC is currently hiring for a Physician role within its Clinical Services department.

This role is a part-time role working 0.5 FTE or up to 20 hours weekly providing medical evaluations as part of the assessment process to determine eligibility for potential clients; Additionally, the Physician provides consultation on medical matters to Social Workers and other staff in their on-going efforts to serve clients within the Agency’s three counties: San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo.

This on-site role, working out of any of our three locations in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin County, will require travel between offices.

Salary Range: $90,260 - $108,311 for 0.5FTE


  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
    • Medical and Dental benefits with a generous employer contribution and additional employer paid H.S.A. contributions and Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and Vision coverage paid 100% by GGRC!
    • 10% employer contribution to a 403(b)-retirement account to help you save for the future!
  • Flexible work schedule

What You’ll Do:

  • Overall evaluation of diagnosis and assessment of individuals for eligibility purposes and level of function; Participate in planning for appropriate client care
  • Consult regarding clients’ medical needs, including diagnoses, treatment, determining interventions and oversight of conservatorship, and other pertinent concerns.
  • Serve as ambassador to all three counties within the Agency; Actively participate in community outreach as required.
  • Review records pertaining to clients’ medical and developmental history and make recommendations
  • Serve as lead member of Interdisciplinary team in determining eligibility for center services
  • Counsel others as appropriate, such as clients’ families, on the medical aspects of developmental disability and care needs
  • Serve as consultant on complex medical issues for continuing cases, including the use of psychotropic medications and poly pharmacy
  • Coordinate and serve as a liaison for family and case manager with medical/psychiatric/dental and other providers of care as necessary
  • Work closely with nurses and case management staff on the clinical team for issues related to consent for medical treatment/Advance directives
  • Function as a liaison with the general medical community

Who You Are:

  • Experienced physician interested in making a shift from a direct service role to consultative role with primary responsibility of oversight and assessment of physical health and care of our clients; Overall evaluation of diagnosis if one exists or level of functioning.
  • Experienced physician able and interested in making a shift from prescribing medication to making recommendations based on overall evaluation and assessment.
  • Solid understanding and breadth of experience working with developmentally disabled individuals in all ages (children through adulthood).
  • Capable of operating with the understanding of working within the context of a larger team, not as a private practice clinician
  • Collaborative, team player who builds partnerships based on trust.
  • Capable and willing to shift from making decisions autonomously to a more collaborative decision-making process for the best interest of our clients.
  • Acts quickly and decisively in a crisis
  • Understands and effectively reacts/adapts to multiple and competing priorities on the job; uses knowledge and expertise to focus on key job outcomes
  • Curious and flexible in learning about what is happening now and, in the future, within and in relation to our industry and profession.
  • Stays current with new research, approaches, policies, laws, methods, or technologies in area of expertise
  • Familiarity with Lanterman and Early Start Regulations desired
  • Familiarity with governmental and non-governmental resources available for applicants/clients desired
  • Able to shift when change occurs, provide thoughtful insight, penchant for brainstorm, pioneer for change. Forward-thinker
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Willing and comfortable to invest time to navigate through the program to establish solid partnerships with a broad spectrum of providers and community partners
  • Active listener with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates respect and cultural awareness; effectively manage own reactions
  • Demonstrates cultural awareness and sensitivity, with the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse populations.
  • Experience in multi-cultural settings and or multi- lingual capacity desired
  • Demonstrates interest in the developmentally disabled


  • Medical Degree (M.D.)
  • Possession of a license to practice medicine in California issued by the State Board of Medical Examiners at the time of hire and ability to maintain license in good standing
  • 2 + years in developmental disabilities or possession of MPH and 1+ years’ work with developmentally disabled and experience managing or working with programs for developmentally disabled
  • Certification or eligibility for certification by specialty board such as Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Family Practice, 2+ years post-graduate work, one of which must be in the field of developmental disabilities.

How To Apply:

GGRC VALUES DIVERSITY; people of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please complete the application and submit your most recent resume. If you feel that the questions do not accurately capture what you have to offer Golden Gate Regional Center, you are also welcome to attach a cover letter. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit yours soon. We look forward to reading your application.

Golden Gate Regional Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employees are required to have the Covid-19 vaccine unless they have a religious or medical exemption.

San Francisco Applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Golden Gate Regional Center


San Rafael, CA
94903 USA



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