As a Staff Pediatrician he/she will examine and treat common acute illnesses, injuries, accidents and other injuries/illnesses; performs most medical services routinely handled within the scope of the physician’s practice and which the Staff Physician is competent to perform; and performs selected laboratory testing, refers to specialists as needed, writes prescriptions and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise protocols and available equipment.
Note: Outpatient duties with only telephone calls; option for newborn nursery.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops reasonable plan including: treatment; referrals and use of drugs within scope of practice
Performs relevant procedures competently with complete documentation.
Cross coverage with other providers when unavailable.
Supports and implements the organization’s vision, mission and value.
Determines priorities and method of completing daily workload to ensure that all responsibilities are carried out in a timely manner.
Performs all job functions in a professional and courteous manner. This includes answering all general phone calls timely.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers by being responsive to all inquiries in a timely manner.
Fosters and promotes a culture of service excellence and accountability.
Acquires and documents relevant history and physical examination.
Makes professionally competent assessments and document those with all relevant problems.
Works appropriate hours to minimize patient wait time as well as help to relieve overload situations/help other providers.
Board Certified/Eligible in General Pediatrics.
Doctorate in Medicine or Doctorate in Osteopathy.
Unrestricted license to practice medicine or ability to be licensed.
Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university.
Prior experience with Patient Centered Medical Home model of care delivery.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to organize and prioritize work with minimum supervision.
Ability to perform most essential job duties independently and exercise good judgment.
Flexible, detail-oriented, and multi-task effectively.
Safety & Privacy conscious.
Proficient prior use of an Electronic Medical Record system.
Proficient use of computers.
QueensCare Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. QueensCare Health Centers is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at QueensCare Health Centers are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. QueensCare Health Centers will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. QueensCare Health Centers encourages applicants of all ages.
Internal Number: 4772
About QueensCare Health Centers
QueensCare Health Center is one of Los Angeles’ leading nonprofit community health centers, dedicated to keeping families healthy. We offer a variety of services to meet the needs of our patients, including adult and pediatric medicine, dentistry, optometry, cardiology and select specialty services. Last year, we provided more than 24,593 patient visits at our five neighborhood locations and collaborated with various community agencies to stretch the breadth of our care. We go beyond primary care to close the gap in healthcare disparities by offering disease management, exercise and nutrition classes, and health insurance enrollment.