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Physician: Pediatrics (with hospital privileges) - Full-time, Elgin
Job Code:03142017-089
Location:38-Villa St - Elgin, IL
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
  

Description:
The pediatric physician provides health assessment and direct care to patients as part of the provider team providing services to VNA Health Center patients in the clinic and hospital setting.

Primary Functions:
            
    1. Provides primary care using generally accepted standards of practice. The physician develops a plan of care for each patient, including complete history, physical examination, diagnosis, appropriate treatment and /or referral, used all available resources in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.
    2. Hospitalizes as needed any patient requiring in-patient care. Provides primary care during the hospitalization. A physician without active or courtesy hospital staff credentialing and privileging will require the authorization of the Medical Director.
    3. Confers with consulting physicians, midlevel providers, nurses, support staff, patients, and families concerning treatment and care of patients. Makes appropriate specialty and sub-specialty referrals, but maintains responsibility, assuring continuing of care.
    4. Performs newborn exams and coverage for newborn nursery.
    5. Participates in regular hospital rounding and on call coverage.
    6. Participates in health promotion/disease prevention activities. Stresses the importance of preventive health care measures.
    7. Supports mid-level providers in supervision and consultation.
    8. Participates in quality improvement/assurance activities.

Qualifications
      
    1. Unencumbered license to practice medicine in Illinois as an MD/DO.
    2. Qualified in Basic Life Support.
    3. Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified.

 


Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:
1. Ability to speak English clearly and fluently.
2. Read and interpret clinical data.
3. Must have mobility sufficient to provide care to a variety of patients at an adequate pace.
4. Must have manual dexterity sufficient to perform procedures usually performed in this specialty.
5. Ability to drive a car.
  

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