Lowell Community Health Center Pediatrician in Lowell, Massachusetts

Job Responsibilities:

Physician is responsible for the medical care, treatment and education of patients throughout their life cycles, for their hospitalization and referral if necessary; also, for establishing and maintaining minimum standards of care and for the supervision and education of all other providers in regard to direct patient care.

SPECIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conducts a program of care with total responsibility for examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients. 2. Secures history and physical examination of patient in outpatient service. 3. Utilizes laboratory and diagnostic services as necessary. 4. Makes a diagnosis and prescribes treatment as indicated. 5. Performs emergency treatment in cases of serious illness or injury. 6. Seeks outside advice and consultation as necessary; refers for medical surgical or other adjunct services those patients requiring specialty consultation, or for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. 7. Participates in preventive medicine activities such as immunization, disease detection and prevention. 8. Coordinates an education program for the patient and family. 9. Hospitalizes patients and assumes full care of those hospitalized patients. 10. Assumes “on call” responsibility for hospital and outpatient service. 11. Participates in regular medical component meetings. 12. Fulfills the expectations of the physician contract.

Requirements:

Must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or Pediatrics and have a Massachusetts license for the practice of medicine. Must have completed full residency training as required by the specialty. Must possess MCSN and DEA numbers to dispense restricted medications

Other Job Information (if applicable):

Very light call about one in 10 nights. No hospital or Obstetrical responsibility and outpatient only. Spanish, Portuguese, Khmer, Arabic, Swahili language skills a plus. J1-Visa / H1B will be considered. Malpractice insurance covered by FTCA. Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers Loan repayment plan also available.

Work Schedule

Current Department Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday: 8:00 - 8:30 Friday: 8:00 - 5:30 Saturday: 8:00 - 1:30

Job Code: 2017-2028-009

Department: PEDIATRICS

FT/PT Status: F/T (40 hrs/wk), Benefit Eligible

Location: 161 Jackson Street, Lowell, MA