Citrus Health Network, Inc. is a federally-qualified health center, offering competitive salary and benefits. CHN is seeking a board certified or board eligible pediatrician. Applicants must have an active medical and DEA license in the state of Florida.
Please send your resume to the H.R. Director, Norma Irizarry at Normab@citrushealth.com.
This is a medical position with the responsibility for the specialty of medical science concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. The Pediatrician works closely with the Center’s Medical Director, Primary Care Administrator and management of the Corporation to ensure that competent pediatric patient care is provided to our patients. The physician must have the welfare of their patients and parents as their primary concern.
EXAMPLE OF ACTUAL FUNCTIONS: (Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The job functions are not limited to those listed).
The Pediatrician is expected to:
1.Critically evaluate and use current medical information and scientific evidence for patient care. 2.Gather essential and accurate information; perform a complete history and physical examination; provide routine preventive health services; and order appropriate diagnostic studies. 3.Make informed diagnostic and treatment decisions; analyze and synthesize information; know one’s limits of knowledge and expertise and obtain appropriate consultation as needed. 4.Provide basic health services including primary care; diagnostic laboratory and radiology services; preventive services; cancer and other disease screening; well child services; immunizations against vaccine-preventable diseases; eye, ear, and dental screening; pharmaceutical services, as appropriate. 5.Develop and carry out patient care management plans; prescribe and perform procedures on a timely manner. 6.Perform competently all medical procedures considered essential for the area of practice, as appropriate. 7.Demonstrate a commitment to carry out professional responsibilities. Adhere to ethical principles and demonstrate sensitivity to diversity. 8.Practice and provide quality health care and resource allocation that is cost-effective and advocate for patients within the health-care system. 9.Define accurately the child’s health status as well as to serve as a consultant and to make use of other specialists as consultants. 10.Work cooperatively with the Medical Director, the Primary Health Care Administrator and other applicable organization departments with all issues regarding pediatric care, confidentiality issues and with protected health information. 11.Participate in the peer review process, as requested. 12.Work collaboratively with other clinic staff as a member of the patient care team. 13.Must comply with requirements for EHR documentation based on policies and procedures including updates received via email, trainings, staff meetings, and other written communications.
Education: A. Possess a Medical Degree from an accredited university program. B.Successful completion of an approved Pediatrics Residency Program. C.Board certification or Board eligible in child and adolescent practices.
License:Evidence of current Professional License, DEA Registration.
Certificates and other training requirements: HIV/AIDS 104 Basic training Education, CPR, Medical Errors, Domestic Violence and other necessary training required to maintain the Professional License.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be able to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The pediatrician must use sound clinical judgment; possess humanistic qualities; have a professional attitude; demonstrate moral and ethical behavior; must be able to use compassion and creativity in reaching solutions to the problems presented; must be willing to learn.
1.Demonstrate competence in accordance with established medical standards involving the pediatric discipline that deals with the biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child and with their impact of disease and dysfunction on development. 2.Demonstrate understanding with the constantly changing functional status of his/ her patient’s incident to growth and development and the consequent changing standards of “normal” for age. 3.Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective exchange of 4.information, collaboration with patients, their families, and professional associates. 5.Demonstrate respect, compassion, and integrity; a responsiveness to the needs of patient, and society that supersedes self-interest; accountability to patients, society, and the profession; and a commitment to excellence and on-going professional development. 6.Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to patient’s culture, age, gender, and disabilities. 7.Demonstrate respect for the patient’s family’s values and demonstrate integrity, compassion, sensitivity to the patient’s and parent’s perception of illness, acceptance of professional responsibility, and appropriate professional attitudes and behaviors towards the patient, their parents/legal custodians, and colleagues. 8.Demonstrate ability to use other information resources to support patient care decisions and patient education. 9.Maintain clinical records in compliance with agency, state, federal, Joint Commission, Medicaid, and other standards, guidelines and regulations. 10.Comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the HIPPA Rule and all other confidentiality laws; and with all accreditation standards. 11.Comply with CHN’s Compliance Plan and adheres to Center policies and procedures and communicate with the Medical Director. 12.Comply with all credentialing and privileging standards. 13.Comply with all Federal Torts Claims Acts (FTCA) standards and procedures. 14.Comply with CHN’s referral arrangements with hospitals, specialty, medical, diagnostic and therapeutic providers. 15.Integrate the clinical protocols and current guidelines established by health agencies or professional organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Board of Pediatrics and the Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices, in keeping with CHN’s Quality Improvement Plan and Policies. 16.Demonstrate admitting privileges at a local hospital and on-call services as needed. 17.Demonstrate ability to navigate, update and input clinical information in client’s electronic health record once training is completed.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits
Internal Number: 15
About Citrus Health Network, Inc.
At Citrus Health Network, Inc. we care about people and we believe the best approach to wellness involves treating boththe body and mind. This approach to health care addresses the whole person by integrating behavioral services into primary care. By combining the expertise of primary care (adult, family practice, pediatric) and mental health professionals, the integrated health care team is able to treat the whole person to ensure that each individual’s needs are identified and met. For this reason, we offer a full range of health care services. Whether a person needs medical or behavioral health care, our compassionate, dedicated staff is here to help.