Opportunity: Pediatrician - Kingsville
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Pediatric, General
Location: Kingsville, TX, USA
Region: South , Urban
Job Position Code: 254750  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 5/25/2022 10:53:40 AM  
Locum Stop Date:    
J1/H1B Visa? H1B Accepted

 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary based on years of experience

Incentive Pay: Based on meeting contracted encounters and clinical measures
Signing Bonus: Negotiable
Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC

Vacation: 16 paid Holidays and 16 hours of PTO accrued monthly
CME: 2,500.00 and 5 days annually for CME
Other Benefits:

Excellent Benefits! This facility offers a progressive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Health, life, dental and optical insurance available
  • 16 paid Holidays and 16 hours of PTO accrued monthly
  • $2,500.00 and 5 days annually for CME 
  • Retirement Pension

 Job Description

In Kingsville, TX: The Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Pediatrician responsible for the delivery of quality medical care to patients of the health center and functions as a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team within the scope of his or her medical practice. The Pediatrician Physician is responsible for providing direct patient care including history review, health education, physical exam, counseling, diagnosis and treatment according to protocols, and meeting productivity goals to patients from birth until the age of 21 years of age. The Pediatric Physician will provide clinical direction and supervision to midlevel providers and oversee the general patient care of his/her department.

Job Overview:

  • Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations on assigned patients; assesses and treats acute/chronic medical problems and provides direct patient care to the pediatric patient population
  • Cooperates and helps to coordinate the activities of patient care and support staff within the clinic
  • Documents progress notes on patient electronic charts indicating patient status and treatment procedures performed; maintains other records as required in a timely manner.
  • Develops and implements a treatment plan.
  • Signing or completing a prescription as authorized by Chapter 157, Texas Occupations Code
  • Makes appropriate referrals
  • Provides supervision of assigned mid-levels

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 Client Overview

The mission of our center is to improve the quality of life and health for our patients, as well as to promote self-sufficiency of the people of South Texas by: identifying community needs; using all resources within our agency and in the community; and forming partnerships to expand our communities' resources.

Our facility serves Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kleberg, and San Patricio counties. Our service area has been designated a HPSA/MUA.

We provide the following services:
Behavioral Health Services
Cancer Screenings
Case Management
Dental Care - Preventive
Dental Care - Restorative
Developmental Screening
Diabetes Care
Family Planning
General Primary Medical Care
Health Education
Hearing Screenings
Immunizations- Child and Adult
Laboratory Services
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility and Enrollment Assistance
Other Nutrition Education and Counseling
Pharmacy
Postpartum Care
Prenatal Services
Substance Abuse Services
Translation and Interpretation Services
Women's Health/Gynecological Care

All positions require a valid driver's license; safe driving record; physical and criminal history background check.

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Community Overview
Kingsville--it's a relaxed mix of growth and stability, a place where quality of life issues like education, recreation, health care, city services, and infrastructure are balanced with expansion, progress, and developing business and industries. Kingsville, it's a place for families and a place for business. It's a place to visit and a place to put down roots. It's a place where civic involvement and caring about others are valued qualities, a place where a smile and a helping hand are every day occurrences.
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     Contact Information
    Contact: Marcia Falloure, Provider Services Specialist
    Texas Association of Community Health Centers
    5900 Southwest Parkway
    Building 3
    Austin, TX 78735
    Email: mfalloure@tachc.org
    Phone: (512) 329-5959
    Fax: (512) 329-9189

     Practice Information
    Number of physicians in group: 4
    Practice Description :

    The health center has 7 federally qualified health centers serving the rural counties of Jim Wells, Kleberg, Brooks, Duval, San Patricio, and Bee. In 2021, they served approximately 16,000 unduplicated patients. Our Kingsville location currently provides Family, Pediatric, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Dental Services and Behavioral Health Services.

    If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.