Nevada Health Centers, Inc.

Pediatrician

Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Specialty
Pediatrics
Type
Full-Time (30+ hrs/wk)

Overview

Provide episodic, preventive, and acute health care to newborns, infants, children and adolescents.  Direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation and monitoring of patient management plan.  Perform a variety of duties such as; medical history, physician examination, treating childhood injuries and illnesses, monitor chronic diseases, and diagnose and treat severe diseases and medical conditions.

 

We offer our providers a competitive salary and benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, additional insurance purchase options, and professional liability coverage under the Federal Tort Claim Act. In addition, our FQHC status offers loan repayment scholarship eligibility through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). 

Responsibilities

  • Performs patient assessments
  • Diagnoses and treats a variety of diseases and injuries
  • Performs a variety of procedures in the clinic
  • Elicits and records information
  • Orders or executes various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition
  • Analyzes reports and findings of tests and exams, and diagnoses condition of patient
  • Administers, prescribes and dispenses treatments and medications
  • Inoculates and vaccinates patients
  • Promotes health by educating the patient regarding diet, hygiene and prevention of disease
  • Provides prenatal care; delivers babies in emergencies only
  • Reports births, deaths and outbreak of contagious diseases to governmental authorities
  • Refers patients to consultant services as needed
  • Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency
  • May provide clinical services via tele-health (including direct-to-consumer)
  • Conducts physical exams for school, jobs or eligibility for insurance coverage
  • Informs patient and patient family of risks associated with procedures and assures signatures are obtained in accordance with NVHC policy and procedures
  • Provides emotional support, compassion and is sympathetic to patient needs
  • Provides emergency medical services
  • Does triage for walk-ins, call-ins and urgent patients
  • Reviews and follows up all abnormal lab results
  • Reviews charts on all “no-shows” and cancelled appointments per NVHC policy and procedure

Qualifications

  • MD or DO degree from an accredited school of Medicine/Osteopathy; or Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification
  • Completion of a residency program in a Pediatric specialty approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • A current, full, permanent, unencumbered, unrestricted health professional license in the state of Nevada.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics. For board eligibility, a candidate must take certification exam within twelve months of date of hire

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