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Pediatrician

Opportunity Criteria

Employment TypeFull Time
Salary Range $0.00 to $0.00
This position will be split between our Crossville & Harriman, TN locations.

*About Us*

Kidzcare Pediatrics is a busy pediatric practice with 3 locations based in Athens, Harriman, and Madisonville, Tennessee. Our mission is to provide quality healthcare for children, while promoting the education of their families in communities that need it most. In a nutshell, we exist to meet the needs of our patients. We also believe in delivering a joyful, fun experience to both children and their families while visiting a medical provider.

*What You'll Be Doing*

The Pediatrician will specialize in the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. They will promote wellness and education about the prevention of illness and health and direct care for all patients that come to our clinic.

The successful candidate will / be able to:
* Assess the health status of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and develop appropriate plans for health supervision and illness management.
* Assess and diagnose childhood illnesses, including chronic and acute conditions, or any other condition that is within the expertise and knowledge of the pediatrician.
* Formulate a holistic, culturally-sensitive, family-centered plan of care recognizing the child and family are active participants.
* Provide comprehensive health assessment by teaching, counseling, and advising children and their families about growth and development, health status, illnesses, management plans, and health promotion, disease and injury preventing activities and provide anticipatory guidance.
* Provide age-appropriate education based on growth and developmental factors, cultural and belief variables and family systems.
* Provide appropriate child and family education regarding purpose, regimens, side effects, possible interactions of medications and/or treatments, cost, and alternative treatments or procedures.
* Provide care that reflects evidence-based practice, ethical considerations, cost and clinical effectiveness and family acceptance and/or satisfaction.
* Coordinate care, make appropriate referrals, and facilitate systems intervention to assure quality care.
* Promote growth and development of infants, children, adolescents and you adults.
* Use prescriptive authority, in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations to treat illness, improve health status, and provide preventive care.
* Participate in periodic chart reviews with other providers in the practice as part of ongoing quality assurance.
* Take call on weekdays, weekends and holidays in rotation with the other providers in the practice and will examine and treat patients during regular office hours and, when on call, during evenings, weekends, or holidays.
* Examine, diagnosis, and treat patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting per practice guidelines.
* Provide oversight and back-up call coverage as needed for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
* Utilize current medical guidelines for management of medical problems.
* Promote good will through community involvement when possible/appropriate.
* Perform any and all other duties as assigned

*What We're Looking For*
* New Grads Welcome
* *MUST be willing to travel between Crossville & Harriman, TN*
* Doctorate in Medicine degree, required
* Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible
* Valid TN Medical Doctor license required
* Maintain all appropriate approvals to prescribe and dispense drugs under applicable Tennessee State and federal law (CDS DEA license)
* Experience with electronic medical records (EMR)
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Courteous and compassionate bedside manner

*What We Offer*
* Competitive pay
* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Generous paid time off
* Paid Holidays
* 401k
* Continuing Education
* Flexible schedule

Kidzcare Pediatrics is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
* Primary Care
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
Work setting:
* Clinic
* In-person



Experience:
* EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
* Vital signs: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* BLS Certification (Preferred)
* Physician License (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:
* Harriman, TN (Preferred)


Work Location: In person

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