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Pediatric Urgent Care Physician/PEM - District Heights, MD

Company: PM Pediatrics of Livingston
Location: District Heights
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:As a healthcare organization, we believe that vaccination against COVID-19, and other diseases, is critical in protecting our people and our patients. As a matter of Company policy, all new and rehires are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment.It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.SummaryJob Profile SummaryThe Physician is responsible for all functions aligned with the mission, vision, and goals of PM Pediatrics. The Physician role is an opportunity for a Pediatrician/PEM Physician to apply their skills in a pediatric urgent care setting. Physicians are responsible for evaluating and providing evidence-based treatment to pediatric patients within their scope of practice under the Medical Directors direct supervision. This position maintains effective working relationships and rapport with patients/families, other physicians, employees, and volunteers.DescriptionAssess and treat acute injury and illness; including but not limited to anaphylaxis, procedural anxiolysis, respiratory distress, croup, and asthma.Perform procedural care including but not limited to abscess drainage, foreign body removal, and laceration repair with sutures, staples, and dermal adhesive.Taking radiographs and providing preliminary interpretation of x-rays with official radiology over-reads (only in applicable states). All necessary training will be provided.Oversee patient flow and daily functions of the office along with oversight of other providers, staff and trainees on shift. Maintain operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes to the management team.Work in conjunction with the onsite team to assure completion of daily tasks including but not limited to lab and radiology result review, patient follow-up, and timely responses to patient calls and questions. Maintains safe, secure, equitable, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing safety procedures, quality standards, and complying with legal regulations. Maintains patient confidence and protect operations by keeping patient care information confidential in compliance with HIPAA regulations.Update knowledge by participating in continuing education requirements and opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.Assist the clinical team and patients with complaints and taking an active role in service recovery when neededFocus on efficiency metrics to improve urgent care flow, patient experience, and throughput.QualificationsPediatric experience is required; Pediatric ER, Pediatric hospitalist, or Pediatrics Urgent Care Experience preferred.BC/BE in Pediatrics.Active state license for each state where treating patients.Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within six months of hire.Skill in rapid assessment of the critical presentation of the pediatric population.Ability to use sound reasoning and judgment and act calmly in emergencies.Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and nonverbally.Excellent computer skills and experience with EMR (eCW experience preferred).Ability to critically think, multitask, and work as a part of a multidisciplinary team.If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!EEO StatementPM Pediatrics is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: PM Pediatrics of Livingston, Washington DC , Pediatric Urgent Care Physician/PEM - District Heights, MD, Healthcare , District Heights, DC

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