Permanent Pediatrics Position in Houston, TX

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Pediatrics - Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, provides care in the disciplines of general pediatrics by planning and carrying out medical care programs for children, birth to adolescence, to aid in mental and physical growth and development. Examines patients to determine presence of disease and to establish preventive health practices, prescribes and administers medications and immunizations, and performs a variety of medical duties.

Essential Functions

Assist the clinic manager in the evaluation and supervision of clinical and auxiliary staff.
The pediatrician will work closely with the Medical Director, Clinic Manager and other, appropriate staff and administration to identify, develop, and implement the comprehensive clinical services and preventive services.
Completes medical charts after each visit.
Assists in internal quality control audits.
Provide supervision in case assignment to physician assistant or nurse practitioner, including sign off on charts.
Communicate with other providers and follow up patient care duties as necessary consistent with a group practice environment.
Supervises medical assistants and lab personnel in area of specific support services for patient care delivery.
Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by Medical Director.
Attends Provider meetings and actively participates in the update of the Agencys formulary.

Position Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 2 years experience
Must have a valid license to practice in Texas and experience working in a high volume clinic environment.
Board Certified
Current PALS certification
Bilingual (Spanish|English) preferred.
Must enjoy working in a multi-cultural environment.
Knowledge of professional and ethical standards of health care delivery.

Physical Requirements

Required to sit, stand, walk and move about throughout the day; manual dexterity to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with arms and hands; occasionally climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel or crouch occasionally; talk and hear; vision abilities required include close vision, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus. Occasionally lift and|or move up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions

For the most part, ambient room temperatures, lighting and a traditional office environment exists. May experience traumatic situations including psychiatric and medical crisis situations within the environment; some exposure to hazardous materials or physical risks requiring basic safety precautions; exposure to blood borne pathogens requiring PPE. Exposure to virus, disease, and infection

Each employee makes a significant contribution to the quality care of patients and to the success of the clinic. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the employee to just the work identified. The expectation is that as a member of the clinic team, each employee will offer his |her services wherever and whenever necessary.

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