Pediatrician

Valley Healthcare System

Description
Our company is rapidly growing and we are currently in search of providers to help our growing families! We are looking for a provider who is passionate about caring for patients, educating them and treating their medical needs. You will perform exams and procedures, counsel patients, and treat patients throughout their lifetime.

Education
Professional degree in Pediatric Medicine (M.D. Or D.O.) Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Georgia. Board Certified in Pediatric Medicine.

Summary
Responsible for patient exams and treatments in children. Will diagnose, treat and help prevent children’s diseases.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday
Weekend and late-night availability

Location
Columbus, GA

Benefits
Excellent health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance (paid 100% by the company)
403B
Competitive salary
CME and Expense Reimbursement
Generous paid time off and holidays
Loan Repayment NHSC

Duties and Responsibilities

Examine patients or order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis.
Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development
Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children
Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
Advise patients, parents or guardians, and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns.
Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians.
Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
Plan and execute medical care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents.
Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
Provide consulting services to other physicians.

Evaluation
The evaluation of work performance, including: specific duties, responsibilities, demeanor, and work ethic, will be ongoing and implemented by the Chief Medical Officer per center policies.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
A doctoral degree from an accredited program. A minimum of 1 year experience is preferred. Must be licensed to practice in Georgia. Must successfully pass a drug screening and a criminal background check.

Compliance
Adhere to company policies and procedures and all Federal, State and Local medical service requirements. To include HIPAA Privacy & Security.

Confidentiality (HIPAA)
Every employee is required to sign a Pledge of Confidentiality. Failure to comply with our Pledge of Confidentiality can or will lead to immediate termination of employment. Confidentiality applies to a patient’s Personal Health Information (PHI) and includes: written, oral and electronic communications. Each employee has an obligation to maintain confidentiality after their employment/association with this facility ends.

Security (HIPAA)
Every employee is required to protect their computer log-on and password. You must secure your work area prior to leaving it unattended for an extended period of time. You are required to log-off of your computer and secure your work area prior to leaving at the end of the day. If you have a responsibility for closing or locking files, securing equipment, or locking the building and you do not comply with these requirements, you will be subject to reprimand and/or termination based upon the infraction. We are required by law to protect patient privacy, identifiable patient information, and all properties containing such information.

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand for an extended period of time
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

THIS POSITION IS AT RISK FOR OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO BLOOD AND/OR BODILY FLUIDS

Salary Description
$161,280- $241,920

To apply for this job email your details to yblue@valleyhealthcolumbus.com