Opportunity: Pediatrician - Lubbock
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Pediatric, General
Location: Lubbock, TX, USA
Region: South , Plains , Urban
Job Position Code: 229899  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 7/16/2020 12:26:42 PM  
Locum Stop Date:    

 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary negotiable based on experience.

Incentive Pay: Negotiable
Signing Bonus: Negotiable
Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC.

Relocation Paid: Negotiable
Vacation: 16.5 days of PTO for years 1-3, 21 days from 4-14 years and 25.5 days after 15 years; 10 paid holidays
CME: 5 days + $3,000 reimbursed annually
Other Benefits:

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

  • Health, life, dental and optical insurance
     
  • 16.5 days of PTO for years 1-3, 21 days from 4-14 years and 25.5 days after 15 years; 10 paid holidays
     
  • 5 days + $3,000 reimbursed annually for CME
     
  • FTCA Malpractice Insurance
     
  • Retirement pension available

 Job Description

In Lubbock, TX: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Pediatrician to provide and manage medical care to children from birth through adolescence. 

Job Overview:

  • Diagnoses illness and injury
     
  • Tracks mental and physical growth and development, consulting with patient or guardian to outline treatment and prevention plans
     
  • Maintains records and charts according to laws and regulations
     
  • In addition, the physician is part of a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) team and is expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of PCMH
     
  • Maintain clinical expertise and competency and demonstrate thorough knowledge of procedures to deliver quality pediatric health care
     
  • Provide clinical sessions, as scheduled, in direct patient care at clinic site, including extended hours clinics
     
  • Examines, diagnoses, treats and/or refers patients assigned to physician’s panel, on an out-patient basis
     
  • Refers patients for appropriate specialty care services as appropriate
     
  • Maintains a problem oriented health record for each patient seen in accordance with the TFCC established Health Information Management policies and procedures
     
  • Ensures that all parties are educated about diagnosis and the plan of care
     
  • May act as a resource for facilitating communication when necessary
     
  • Participates in specified health promotion, education, and/or prevention programs as needed, i.e., diabetes, childhood obesity, health fairs, etc.
     
  • Attends and participates in clinic meetings/departmental meetings and other clinic function as required
     
  • Provides clinical oversight under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer

Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm M-F with some weekend/evening work

 Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
     
  • License to practice medicine in the State of Texas, board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics
     
  • 2 years post-graduate training experience Preferred
     
  • Sufficient experience and/or education to carry out the duties of this position
     
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of a branch of medicine, and knowledge of the methods, techniques, literature, practices, and principles of the broad field of medical science

Bilingual (English and Spanish) Preferred

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Community Overview

Lubbock, TX: Located in a region known historically as the Llano Estacado, Lubbock (pop. 250,000) is a city low on taxes, low on the cost of living, and high on convenience. Its consistently low unemployment rate supports the naming of Lubbock in Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes magazine in 2008. Lubbock also sports a world class airport, mild climate, three universities, an area lake for recreation, local college football, 6 area golf courses, local artists, hot live music, and delicious regional cuisine. Lubbock is known as the "hub city" since its retail trade area serves 1.2 million. Just a stone's throw from the major metropolitan delights of Albuquerque, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Denver, weekend road trips to reach any of these cities range from 300 to 500 miles.

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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: 2
Philosophy of the group:

Our mission is to provide quality primary and preventative health care services to those in need, regardless of a person's race/ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, or hardship. Our center was developed based on the community's needs to fill gaps in service.

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.