Open Door Health Services is a Federally Qualified Health Center in immediate need for a Physician for our Pediatric department in Muncie, Indiana. This Doctor will provide pediatric care to children 0-18 years of age by acting as a physician in the clinic following established standards, practice and protocols.
- Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients.
- Performs a complete physical exam and assessment and records findings.
- Makes independent medical judgments, collaborating with other physicians in managing acute and long term medical needs of patients, as appropriate.
- Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.
- Maintains and reviews patients records, charts, and other pertinent information.
- Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures and reports tests and examination results.
- Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
- Per licensing guidelines, administers medications and injections per direction and protocols.
- Interviews and advises patients regarding health maintenance, illness prevention, normal behavior, social and physical growth and development.
- Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
- Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
- Provides telephone consultation, follow-up phone calls, and triage patient telephone calls.
- Manages medical emergencies.
- Provides monitoring and continuity of care between Clinic visits.
- Provides consultation to nurse practitioners/physicians employed at health center in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients as appropriate.
- Remains current in advanced practice changes within specialized area, and where relevant, translates these findings into clinical practice.
- Demonstrates ongoing professional growth through participation in relevant educational endeavors and appropriate associations.
- Maintains patient confidentiality.
- taking call on a rotation with other physicians.
- Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep current in the latest trends in health care.
- Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
- Complies with all agency policies and procedures concerning corporate compliance including privacy of protected health information.
- Performs related work as required, and other duties as assigned by Medical Director or CEO. Performance Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
- Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care
- Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care
- Knowledge of and skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques or professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care
- Skill in taking medical history to assess medical condition and interpret findings
- Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence
- Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance and quality control standards
- Ability to communicate clearly
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
- Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
- Skill in exercising initiative, listening, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve quality patient care
- Able to prioritize work assignments, work independently, and perform duties efficiently
- Understanding of individual socio-economic status and life-style with respect for individual differences