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Physician Specialist-Pediatric

Job Code: 575
Location: Antelope Valley
Program/Department: Primary Care Clinics
Reports To: Chief Medical Officer
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week)
FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Purpose: The position is responsible for the evaluation, treatment, and ongoing medical management of pediatric and adolescent patients, as assigned.  The position collaborates with the medical director as described in the established protocol.  Has operational responsibility on primary care team.  Position reports to physician team leader responsible for pediatric care teams.  The physician specialist will have a nurse assist in patient case management.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Provides medical care to pediatric and adolescent patients.
  2. Provides consultation to the nurses and clinical staff.
  3. Consults with chief medical officer regarding work performance of nurse practitioners and nurses.
  4. Consults training or assist in training of medical students, interns, residents, nurse practitioners and other related health professionals.
  5. Coordinates medical care of assigned patients.
  6. Consults with other staff physicians and para-medical personnel regarding medical management of patients and quality of medical and diagnostic work performed.
  7. Confers with chief medical officer on management issues.
  8. Confers on the planning and direction of the pediatric care team.
  9. Participates in medical and services utilization audits, peer review and quality assurance activities.

Requirements:

  1. Current California Physician & Surgeon License.
  2. Current DEA Certificate.
  3. Current CPR Certification.
  4. Ability to travel from site to site as needed.
  5. Experience in working with clients and staff from diverse socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural background.

 

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) consider JWCH Institute, Inc. / Wesley Health Centers and its providers as Public Health Services employees, providing malpractice liability protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

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