Pediatrics Job in Port Arthur, Texas

Pediatrician - Port Arthur

TACHC - Port Arthur

Physician - Pediatrics


Job Description

In Port Arthur, Texas: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Pediatrician who will be responsible for delivery of quality medical care to the pediatric patients of the Center and functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team within the scope of their medical practice.

Job Overview:

  • Maintains clinical expertise and competency (to include age-specific competency) as well as demonstrates thorough knowledge of procedures to deliver quality primary health care
  • Provides clinic sessions, as scheduled, in direct patient care at clinic site, including extended hours clinics
  • Examines, diagnoses, treats and/or refers patients assigned to physician's panel, on an in-patient and out-patient basis (as per individual employment agreements)
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions
  • Refers clients for appropriate specialty care services, lab and x-ray and any other ancillary services that are appropriate for patient's management and care
  • Reviews all lab and x-ray reports for patients under his/her care on a timely basis
  • Provides continuity of care to center patients on his or her patient panel and other patients as assigned, including routine in-patient and nursing home care to center patients
  • Perform emergency on-call on a scheduled basis with other physicians only if required by the local hospital(s) Professional Staff Bylaws
  • Maintains a problem-oriented health record for each patient seen
  • Ensures that patient and family/significant others are educated about diagnosis and the plan of care
  • Acts as a resource for facilitating communication when necessary
  • Participate in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs as needed
  • Provide clinical oversight under the supervision of the Medical Director
  • Assume responsibility/accountability for delegating, directing, and supervising patient care activities
  • Trains, mentors and supervises students and clinical support staff engaged in activities and procedures, as appropriate
  • Participate in the analysis of community health problems and assists in the development of the community health care plan
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement/Risk Management activities

Qualifications: 

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school
  • Completion of approved post-graduate training
  • Medical degree from an accredited school of medicine
  • Current unrestricted license from the Texas Board of Medical Examiners to practice as a physician in the State of Texas
  • Annual continuing medical education as required by Board specialty
  • Must be registered and have current DEA and other such certificates to legally operate a practitioner in the State of Texas
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Current CPR
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Vietnamese is preferred but not required

Excellent Benefits! This facility offers a progressive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Health, life, dental and optical insurance
  • Great work/life balance with 10 days of PTO
  • 5 days & $2,500 annually for CME
  • Retirement/pension program available
  • FTCA malpractice insurance
  • Loan Repayment available through NHSC

 

     Marcia Falloure

512-329-5959

mfalloure@tachc.org



Other Details

Job ID: 636e1f06-bab6-4fa1-a970-395c64b6711d

Practice Type: Multi Specialty

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


TACHC - Port Arthur
2548 Memorial Blvd
Port Arthur, Texas 77640


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