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Pediatrician

Kenosha Community Health Center Kenosha, WI
  • Posted: 6 days ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Kenosha Community Health Center is seeking a Pediatrician to work in our various medical facilities in Kenosha.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide the full scope of services including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to pediatric patients regardless of age or sex, on continuing basis. Manage health problems and coordinate health care for the patient in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Provides medical treatment to KCHC patients as evidenced by compliance with the following standards:

  • Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status.
  • Elicits and records information about patient's medical history.
  • Examines patients for symptoms or physical information.
  • Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition.
  • Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnoses condition of patient.
  • Administers or prescribes treatments.
  • Determines and prescribes medication, dosage, and schedule given the patient's condition and allergies.
  • Discusses any possible side effects and alternative treatment options to medication or immunization with patient.
  • Prescribes vaccinations to immunize patient from communicable diseases.
  • Promotes health by advising patients about diet, exercise, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease, including STDs.
  • Provides prenatal care to pregnant women, delivers babies, and provides postnatal care to mothers and infants.
  • Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency.
  • Refers patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient's well-being.
  • Documents the patient's visit including medical history, physical exam, diagnoses, and plan of action.
  • Conducts physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school or eligibility for insurance coverage.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and/or Experience

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited U.S. Residency program.
  • Two years of experience recommended but not required.
  • Must be licensed to practice in the state of Wisconsin, have a valid DEA certificate, and a current CPR certification. Board certification preferred, board eligible required. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Also, current on OSHA and HIPAA guidelines.
  • BLS certified

WHAT WE OFFER:

As a full time employee, you will receive an impressive portfolio of benefits designed to help you maintain a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family, including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, 403(B), Life Insurance, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Additional Benefits:

CEU/CME Credits: KCHC provides a generous allowance of additional paid days along with an annual dollar amount to be used towards CMEs.

State License / DEA Reimbursement: KCHC will pay for your state license and DEA certification annually.

Professional Liability Insurance: As and FQHC, KCHC provides Professional Malpractice coverage to all eligible providers through the Federal Tort Claims Act.

Kenosha Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Kenosha Community Health Center

Why Work Here?

Rewarding Opportunity Within Close Knit Community

Grant funding to pursue innovative models of care. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we are locally managed and federally funded. Because of our structure and sustainability, we can grow while remaining innovative. We are not a large company but a capable one. We move together as a cohesive team to obtain our highest priority- the best in patient care for anyone who needs it! Because of our success we are now growing and seek only the best to join our team.

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