Pediatrician

Bronx, NY

Department: Physician Job Number: 5175

Title: Pediatrician

Location: Bronx, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physician

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Family Medicine Physician for an innovative community-based health center that is affiliated with a top teaching hospital.  This Federally Qualified Health Center provides care to under-served communities in New York City. Located in a beautiful technologically sophisticated facility, the center provides an enhanced medical home with comprehensive primary care in pediatrics, women?s health, adult medicine, and HIV/AIDS care to patients. Mental health and nutrition services are co-located and integrated into primary care. Health educators, case managers, data analysts and public health specialists are an integral part of the health care team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the physical and psychosocial health status of a child, health and developmental history and physical examinations
  • Differentiate between normal and abnormal findings in the screening assessment to detect changes in health status
  • Manage the care of patients in collaboration with other health professionals
  • Record and maintain a system of patient?s progress notes
  • Prescribe medications, request laboratory testing and routine x-rays
  • Carry out and modify a pre-determined immunization
  • Determine the possible alternatives in health care settings for providing health care
  • Provide information to patients and families relating to patient health status, treatment and progress. Counsel and guide patients and families to develop positive attitudes towards health care
  • Make referrals to appropriate health care facilities
  • Participate in the development and conduct of quality assurance
  • Train and mentor medical residents

Education Requirements:

  • MD or DO
  • BC/BE in Pediatrics
  • NY State Medical License
  • DEA

Experience Requirements:

  • Open to new grads as well as experienced physicians

Desired Skills:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, 403B Annuity Plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Loan forgiveness is possible
  • Program incentive bonus plan and more
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