Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES REQUIRED BY POSITION:

Physician (Pediatrics):

As a qualified specialist in Pediatrics, assumes responsibility for the diagnosis, prevention, therapy, maintenance and rehabilitation of patients. Typical, but not all inclusive assignments include the following:

  1. Interviews and examines patients, reviews past medical history, and requests and/or performs diagnostic tests and examinations deemed necessary to obtain all possible information related to each case. Provides definitive management and full spectrum pediatric practice in all medical categories for cases.
  2. Conducts outpatient clinics making observations appropriate to the outpatient’s underlying disease and treatment plan, including current symptoms. Reviews the patient’s medications, diet, therapy course, adherence to management plan and patient observations. Modifies regimen as indicated. Instructs and counsels patients and family members as required and does so in a culturally sensitive manner.
  3. Refers patients to appropriate contracted medical facilities, providing full clinical information for care and diagnostic procedures that cannot be adequately provided at the Whiteriver Service Unit.
  4. Assures preparation of appropriate medical records for all patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data needed to provide comprehensive medical care. Provides clinical reports and correspondence concerning patients under his/her care to physicians, hospitals, and other individuals and facilities.
  5. Works closely with allied health professionals (i.e., clinical nurses, social workers, health educators, etc.) to utilize and coordinate the services of other health care professionals in the management of the patients medical, psychological and social problems.
  6. Provides pediatric care from newborn to adulthood and is familiar with growth, development, disease states and the unique status of pediatric patients.
  7. Is active in pre-visit planning of the clinic, coordination of care and participates in clinic improvement activities.
  8. Efficiently navigates via electronic medical record for a-prescribing, documentation, and orders including referrals in compliance with Meaningful Use and ICD-10 requirements.
  9. Evaluates and treats approximately 12-20 patients during an 8-hour work day. Performs Peer Review and attends assigned committee meetings.
    1. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures normally performed by pediatricians such as but not limited to: A. Performs minor surgery including but not limited to laceration repair and excision of skin lesions.
    2. Supervises other health care providers including physicians, physicians’ assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and medical clerks.

 

  • SHIFTS:
  • Shift times and schedules are subject to change based on the medical needs of the patient populace and hospital/clinic operations. The contracted services will augment the current full-time staff.
  • WRSU currently has the following operational hours: Outpatient service, Monday through Thursday of 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. Friday 8:00 am through 5:00 pm. Emergency Room, OB and Inpatient services 24 hours 7 days a week. Future possibility for additional day of services as well as after hour coverage. In addition, coverage will be required when any full time staff is on leave. Specific days may change based upon the needs of WRSU. All services shall be performed at the Whiteriver Indian Hospital located in Whiteriver, Arizona. Work week is Sunday 12:00 AM to Saturday 11:59 PM.

 

SHIFTS: Contractors will be expected to abide by the facility’s Uniform Code and shift hour assigned, modalities of charting and care delivery and other rules and regulations of the facility. Specifically, the Contractor must be available to cover daily 8-12 hour shifts Monday through Friday, depending upon need. Ideally, the contractor will be able to provide coverage on short notice if necessary.

Requirements

QUALIFICATION/CERTIFICATION – PROFESSIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES:

Contractor shall provide medical and related professionals with experience in these areas.

  1. Physician (Pediatrics): a. Years of Experience: Completion of a 3 year residency program in a primary care specialty such as Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine. Board certification is preferred.
  2. Minimum Education: Doctorate degree of Osteopathic or Allopathic medicine
  3. Current certification in BLS (Basic Life Support)
  4. Applicants must have an active, unrestricted, and free of disciplinary action license as a physician in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States.

Benefits

Benefits

Why work with World Wide Medical?

  • Weekly Pay- Direct Deposit every Friday
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Full service housing & travel scheduling

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