Opportunity: Bilingual Spanish Pediatrician - Houston
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Pediatric, General
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Job Position Code: 251741  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 5/18/2022 10:12:09 AM  
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 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary negotiable based on experience.

Signing Bonus: Up to 5,000.
Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC.

Relocation Paid: Up to 5,000
Vacation: Accrue up to 16 days, plus up to 10 paid holidays
CME: 2,500 & 5 days based on FTE and Start Date
Call Coverage: Rotating
Other Benefits:

Benefits:

  • Health, Life, Dental, and Optical Insurance provided
  • PTO/Sick Days – accrue up to 16 days, Holidays – 10 days
  • 5 days and $2,500 annually for CME
  • Retirement plan available 
  • FTCA Malpractice Coverage

*Eligible providers may apply to NHSC for loan repayment


 Job Description

In Houston, TX: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Bilingual Spanish Pediatrician to provide quality medical care to all pediatric patients of the clinic. 

Job Overview:

  • Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of pediatric patients
  • Prescribe or administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients
  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene and disease prevention
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary
  • Advise surgeon of a patient’s risk status and recommend appropriate intervention to minimize risk when needed

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 Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Medical Degree from an accredited school of medicine and completion of approved post- graduate training
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Unrestricted Texas license 
  • 2 To 3 years post-graduate training experience preferred
  • Current Basic and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification;
  • Current DEA Certification
  • Previous experience in hospital and/or clinic setting
  • Understanding of Texas mandated reporting laws

 Spanish with English language required!

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Community Overview

You could spend a lifetime in Houston and still not experience everything this city has to offer! From world-class museums and theaters to family-friendly entertainment, you'll find what you're looking for in Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States of America and the largest in the state of Texas. The city has a population of over 2 million people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. Houston is multicultural in part because of its many academic institutions and strong industries as well as being a major port city. Over 90 languages are spoken here. Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sector. Only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters.

Recreation: Houston is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District. There is a thriving visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District, offering year-round resident companies in all major performing arts and attracting many touring Broadway acts, concerts, shows and exhibitions. In addition, a 17-block area in the center of downtown is home to the Bayou Place entertainment complex, filled with restaurants, movies, plazas, and parks. If that's not enough, there's always the beach! Less than an hour's easy drive from Houston you'll find beautiful beaches that are great for running, swimming, surfing and more. 

Education: Seventeen school districts exist within the city of Houston. The Houston Independent School District (HISD) has 112 campuses that serve as magnet or vanguard schools—specializing in such disciplines as health professions, visual and performing arts, and the sciences. There are also many charter schools that are run separately from school districts. In addition, some public school districts also have their own charter schools. The Houston area encompasses more than 300 private schools, many of which are accredited by Texas Private School Accreditation Commission recognized agencies. The Houston Area Independent Schools offer education from a variety of different religious as well as secular viewpoints. The Houston area Catholic schools are operated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. There are four separate and distinct state universities in Houston: University of Houston, University of Houston–Clear Lake, University of Houston–Downtown, and Texas Southern University. In addition, there are several private institutions of higher learning, from smaller liberal arts colleges to Rice University, widely recognized as one of the top twenty universities in the nation. Three community college districts exist with campuses in and around Houston, as well, two of which are within the 10 largest institutions of higher learning in the United States. 

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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
Practice Description :

Established in 2002, this private, non-profit community based health center is located in southwest Houston. The clinic's caring and dedicated staff speak numerous languages and provide culturally competent, high-quality care to all, regardless of ability to pay. A unique characteristic at this health center is the capacity to provide services in 31 different languages, including: Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Burmese, Arabic and Spanish. 

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.