CCI Health & Wellness Services
  • 09-Oct-2017 to 08-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • MD, USA
  • Full Time

CCI Health and Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life.

 Position Summary

The Pediatrician will be responsible under the direction of the Health Center Medical Director, delivers primary care commensurate with training and experience to CCI patients zero to eighteen years of age. Delivers care appropriate for an out-patient, primary care community health center with multicultural, multilingual patient population.

As a member of the health center's integrated care team the Behavioral Health Consultant will fulfill the following KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES towards the provision of patient centered, coordinated patient care:

  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients from newborn through 18 years of age.
  • Completes medical charts within expected time frames.
  • Participates in peer reviews, and performance improvement activities and audits.
  • Provides quality medical care according to CCI standards on quality assurance.
  • Provides clinical supervision of nurses and medical assistants in area of specific support services for patient care delivery.
  • Attends all internal provider meetings, committees, as necessary and/or required by CCI.
  • Performs all duties and services in full compliance with internal and external requirements.
  • May provide supervision for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.
  • May instruct medical students and/or residents in procedures for diagnosis and treatment of    diseases and injuries of adults
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Health Center Medical Director or Chief Medical Officer

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of pediatric medicine (including preventive care and acute/chronic disease management).
  • Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to medicine and to community health centers.
  • Knowledge of the structure and function of community health centers.
  • Skill in communicating effectively with patients and their families.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, patients and the general public.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Knowledge/experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be in possession of a valid license to practice in the State of MD.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine and allied services commensurate with his/her training. Board Certification or appropriate eligibility in Pediatrics is required.
  • Demonstrate a special interest in the area of community medicine.
  • Ability to speak enough Spanish to examine Spanish-speaking patients and converse on basic level strongly preferred.
  • Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and community.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Medical/Clinical environment.  Possible blood or body fluid exposure.

ADA: This position may require long periods of standing. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization. This position also requires the ability to drive between clinical sites in order to provide additional coverage when needed.

 

INTENT AND FUNCTION OF THIS JOB DESCRIPTION

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded.  Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

** CCI Heath and Wellness Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

 

 

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