About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site.
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.
We are searching for Urgent Care Physicians (PRN, Part-Time & Full-Time) to join our established locations in Austin and Houston -- 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?
Being fully vaccinated against 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 and PALS certification from the American Heart Association
- M.D. license must meet all normal credentialing requirements as verified and maintained by Physician Staff Services
- Completion of a Residency in Pediatrics required
- Assesses, diagnoses, treats, and educates 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 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
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