Physician - Pediatrician

 
Position: Physician - Pediatrician

Job ID: 32964

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Texas Children's Hospital

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


Summary:

Job Summary:

We are seeking, full time, part time, and per-diem physicians to join our team in Austin and Houston.  We are looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will lead other members of the healthcare team to render age-appropriate care as well as provide assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against influenza, as well as  COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) required
  • BLS or PALS certification from the American Heart Association 
  • M.D. or D.O. license must meet all normal credentialing requirements as verified and maintained by Physician Staff Services
  • Completion of a Residency in Pediatrics from an ACGME accredited Pediatric Institution

Responsibilities:

  • Assess, diagnose, treat, and educate patients
  • Documents information in patient’s chart regarding assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education
  • Records diagnosis/CPT in an accurate, timely manner to ensure prompt posting of charges per site protocol
  • Provides verbal and/or written information regarding treatment regimens in language that is understandable and appropriate for the patient and/or caregiver
  • Serves as a credible, knowledgeable, and educational resource for the patient, family, community and other healthcare professionals
  • Participates in site meetings and provides input to address patient care issues or operational concerns
  • Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
  • Collects and documents vital signs, BMI, height/weight and HPI with 100% accuracy


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