Summary: By utilizing a team based model, provides comprehensive medical services to children from birth through adolescence, including guidance on mental and physical growth and development by utilizing a team based model.
- Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, well-child visits, and immunization status.
- Elicits and records information about patient's medical, developmental, social, and family history.
- Examines patient to determine general physical condition or presence of disease or injury.
- Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition.
- Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnoses condition of patient.
- Administers or prescribes treatments as needed.
- Determines and prescribes medication, dosage, and schedule given the patient's condition and allergies.
- Prescribes and administers vaccinations to immunize patient from communicable diseases.
- Discusses any possible side-affects to medication or immunization with parent or patient.
- Refers patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient's well-being.
- Follows up with patient or parent regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.
- Establishes preventive health practices.
- Provides guidance to parent and patient regarding nutrition, safety, discipline, injury, and disease prevention.
- Provides educational materials or resources to parent or patient.
- Documents the patient's visit including medical history, physical exam, diagnoses, and plan of action.
- Conducts physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school.
- Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQI) as appropriate.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: Medical degree or equivalent (Osteopathic Degree); Three to four years pediatrics residency program.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software, Electronic Medical records software, and Spreadsheet software.
Certificates and Licenses: Must possess Tennessee State Medical License, Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics. Must have current DEA number.
Directly supervises Clinical Staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
CHS is an EEO Employer