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Pediatrician (Darwin Square Center)

Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. Saint Lucie, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

We are looking for a licensed Pediatrician to examine and treat our little patients in preventing disease and illness complications. The work of a Physician can be both difficult and demanding, and even more so when it comes to children. A Pediatrician will have to conduct examinations by earning the trust and cooperation of the child.

The ideal candidate will possess thorough knowledge of children’s diseases and epidemiology as well as the established examination producers for infants. A Pediatrician must be patient and caring and able to foster long term relationships with the children and their patients.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

• Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development.

• Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms.

• Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history.

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• Prescribe medication and give detailed instructions for administration.

• Prepares and maintains accurate medical records, charts and documents to support the diagnosis. Complies with state laws and regulations with respect to guidelines for reimbursement.

• Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities.

• Prepares and maintains accurate medical records, charts and documents to support

• Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopedists etc.)

• Advise parents on children’s diet, exercise and disease preventive measures.

• Keep updated records of patients’ illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.)

• Keep abreast of advancement in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminar and conference.

• Performs other duties as directed by the Center Administrator and CMO.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Holds a current unencumbered Pediatrician License to practice professional nursing in the State of

Florida.

• Board Certificate DEA License

• Current CPR (BLS) for the health care provider.

• Minimum one year experience as a Pediatrician preferred.

• Knowledge of the scope of practice, legal replications to include statutes and regulations relevant to Pediatrician.

• Demonstrate written and verbal communications with the interdisciplinary team.

• Maintain harmonious, professional relationships with members of the care team, as well as patients and families.

• Knowledge of medication administration, side effects and calculation.

• Knowledge of infection control.

• Knowledge of the nursing process and its applications, including assessment diagnosis implementation and evaluation.

• Complete and maintain nursing CE requirements for each license renewal period.

• Exquisite knowledge of diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation principles and techniques.

Florida Community Health Centers, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great benefits, room for growth!

Our mission here at Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. is to to provide accessible, cost-effective, high-quality, comprehensive health care to ALL persons in our communities. We serve 16 locations surrounding Lake Okeechobee & the Treasure Coast. Should you be interested please submit your resume to us for review. Thank you!

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