Careers

Pediatrician

August 24, 2018

Essential Functions:

  • Render quality medical services normally expected of a pediatrician in primary care practice: gather historical information, examine, diagnose and treat illnesses, evaluate health status, initiate preventive and therapeutic measures.
  • Carry a patient caseload consistent with Center goals and external mandates for quality of care and productivity.
  • Complete all necessary documentation, including adequate and legible progress notes in the medical record; complete forms in a timely manner as required by schools, agencies, insurances, or regulatory bodies in the Center’s data collection system (e.g. encounters).
  • Take responsibility for reports of the patient's laboratory, radiology and other studies, providing appropriate and timely management and continuity of care.
  • Refer patients, as indicated, to other primary care and specialty services within Ryan Health (including ancillary and social services), and to appropriate outside facilities for tests, procedures, and. specialty consultations.
  • Communicate on an ongoing basis with other health care providers and staff all aspects of the patient’s health needs, always respecting the importance of patient confidentiality.
  • Participate in twenty-four hour on-call telephone coverage on a rotating basis as assigned by the Medical Director.
  • Assist in peer review chart audits and other appropriate quality improvement activities.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in conferences, CPR and ACLS/PALS training, and continuing medical education activities.
  • Seek and maintain credentials in affiliated managed care organizations.
  • Participate in the on-the-job teaching of non-physician staff by imparting understanding of the rationale and methods of diagnostic and therapeutic activities on an ongoing basis, and, when requested, in a more formal manner.
  • Work hours as necessary to maintain the patient care needs of the Pediatric Department.
  • Participate in collaborative practice agreements with mid-levels providers, as requested.
  • Practice accepted infection control measures in accordance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standards, and Center Policies and Procedures.
  • Attend all meeting and/or training sessions as required.
  • Immediately report any problems or unusual occurrences to supervisor.
  • Other special projects/assignments as needed.

Requirements

Minimum Experience and Skills Required:

· Clinical experience acquired during approved residency program.

· Strong interpersonal skills.

Education, Licenses and/or Certifications Required:

  • Graduate of an approved Medical School.
  • Completion of an approved Pediatric Residency Program.
  • Current New York State license and current registration.
  • Evidence of Board eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certification.
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish.
  • Experience in community-based medicine.

How To Apply

Please forward resume by email to careers@ryanhealth.org, and reference the job title in the subject line.