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Pediatrician (Physician )

Company: Chenega Corporation
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Pediatrics opening in Montgomery, Alabama. C2 ALASKA, LLC Maxwell AFB, Alabama The Pediatrician shall provide continual care to include comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to any pediatric patient (ages birth to 18) to include walk-ins, well child visits, and patients with diagnosis of ADHD/ADD, and asthma. The physician will maintain a program of comprehensive health to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.
Responsibilities

  • Primary Care Manager (PCM) for a panel of up to 1,300 patients.
  • Responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients.
  • Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.
  • Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans
  • Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
  • Approve/disapprove subspecialty referrals.
  • Answer patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
  • Provide primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
  • Refill prescriptions
  • Complete any forms requested by patient/parent or as required by the military (i.e., overseas clearance, etc.)
  • Capable of adequately diagnosing and treating a wide range of pediatric acute and chronic diseases and injuries including conditions of the Skin, Head , Eyes , Ears , Nose, Throat, Neck, Cardiovascular System, Pulmonary System, Gastrointestinal System, Musculoskeletal System, Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Lymphatic System, Central Nervous System, Endocrine System, and Psychiatric and Behavioral Health.
  • Have experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures similar in scope as provided in a civilian medical treatment facility to include the following, Basic Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Cardioversion of life threatening arrhythmias, Simple minor surgical procedures: punch biopsies, excision of skin lesions, Simple abscess incision and drainage, Sling or swath injuries, Suture removal, Cryotherapy, Nebulizer treatment, Urine catheterization, Cultures (throat, wound), Remove ocular, nasal and ear foreign bodies, Clearing of ears by flush technique, Reduce simple dislocations and fractures, when appropriate, Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations.
  • Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results, Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate, Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate, and Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities.
  • Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures.
  • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor.
  • Oversee pediatric nurse practitioner's clinical practice as appropriate; this may include direct oversight by qualified preceptorship during clinic operations and indirect oversight by performing review of medical records.
  • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications

    • Graduated from an approved medical school, completed a residency or fellowship acceptable to the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, and eligible (awaiting first opportunity) or board certified in pediatric medicine.
    • Have a Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Current BLS and PALS course completion are required.
    • Have provided pediatrician services a minimum of twelve (12) months within the past two (2) years.
    • Have at least three to five (3-5) years of experience in Pediatric Medicine to include residency/fellowship time. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA ), and accreditation standards of Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and The Joint Commission (TJC), and the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs)
      • Knowledge of computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs, MS Outlook (e-mail), and internet familiarity is required.
      • Ability to input, extract and format data from established databases is desired.
      • Skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
      • Knowledge and experience, or demonstrate comprehension during training, with software and databases currently employed at the MTF (e.g., Microsoft Office, Access, Excel and PowerPoint; Medical Health System s (MHS) Genesis.
      • Possess knowledge, skills, and computer program literacy to collect and analyze data.
      • Have knowledge and experience in Patient Advocacy, Patient Privacy, and Customer Relations.
      • Ability to apply critical thinking skills and expertise in resolving complicated healthcare, social, interpersonal and financial patient situations.
      • Possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
      • Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD), Federal, State, non-profit healthcare systems and organizations, to include DoD Tri-Service Military Healthcare Systems, TRICARE purchased care system, Medicare, Medicaid and the Veterans Administration (VA) is desired.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
        • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Keywords: Chenega Corporation, Montgomery , Pediatrician (Physician ), Healthcare , Montgomery, Alabama

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