QUALIFICATIONS: Current license to practice in NYS. Maintain credentialing and privileges as granted by the Board of Directors and the Health Center. Maintain DEA registration. Eligible to participate as a provider in the Medicaid and Medicare Programs.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Pediatrician will devote best and entire efforts when working in the performance of duties as a Pediatrician for the Health Center. Assess, diagnose, monitor, coordinate, and manage health status of patients over time; provides primary care services meeting social, psychological, and physical needs. Select and recommend appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and regimes with attention to safety, cost, invasiveness, acceptability, and efficacy. Develop a partnership model with the patient/family to improve care. Consult with Chief Medical Officer, as needed, regarding complex pediatric cases. Hospital rounding including newborn nursery as part of the job duties.
BENEFITS: Benefits include competitive salary and group health. Retirement is a match up to 50% of 6% of salary contribution, to a max of $2,500 annually. Starting with 4 weeks paid vacation; 12 sick days per year; 4 paid CME days with $2,100 in CME reimbursement. Up to $10,000 in relocation reimbursement. $50,000 in life insurance. $30,000 bonus for a three year commitment. We are a Substance Use Disorder National Health Service Corp eligible site for $75,000 student loan forgiveness for the same three year commitment.
Additional Salary Information: $30,000 Sign-on Bonus. Loan Repayment through NHSC
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About North Country Family Health Center
North Country Family's Health Center's founding principle of offering quality healthcare, regardless of insurance or income, remains the agency's foundation today.Our Watertown facility recently underwent a $1.6M renovation in 2018. The new space offers full integration of services with a centralized patient registration area and an integrated primary medical care and behavioral health suite. Dental, WIC, and insurance enrollment are offered onsite as well. We are a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
Watertown is a small city in a rural area with big-city conveniences.Our community boasts a low cost of living, excellent schools, and a safe environment.