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Pediatrician - Bissonnet Clinic

Department: Clinical Pedi
Location: Houston, TX

General Pediatrician working at a large FQHC in a medically underserved area. Must be open to a schedule 8am-4pm M-F.

CVs must be submitted to be considered

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the clinic.

Keep scheduled hours for,  work hours to remain flexible according to the needs of clinic expansion.

Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Medical Director of Pediatrics.

Follow clinical diagnostic and evidence based treatment protocols for pediatric treatment.

Remain available by phone during regularly schedule hours should assistance be required.

Assist in the review and development of patient education material and practice guidelines

Provide supervision of health care students assigned to the clinic for educational purposes.

Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.

Supervision of non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, Certified Nurse Practitioners, and Certified Physicians Assistants with respect to pediatric treatment.

Attend staff meetings and committees as directed and punctually.

Participates in the Performance Improvement Program

Participate in on call rotation for afterhours and weekend coverage for department

Other Duties as assigned

EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: 

Medical Doctorate with current licensure, MD, DO
Board certified in Pediatrics.

 WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Possess an interest in working with adolescents
Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred
Uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.
Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.
Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.
Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.
Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community, and the general public.
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation,
Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Must be proficient with all aspects of EMR

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