Apply for this job now

Physician / Hospitalist - Pediatric / North Carolina / Permanent / NC Job

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Pediatrician Candidates

It is OUR MISSION to offer excellent quality primary care and health education to every individual in our community while providing this care in a culturally sensitive, professional and compassionate manner with special emphasis on reaching the underserved.

nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center serving the underserved in rural northeastern North Carolina.
Well-established primary medical care practice founded in 1974
Directed by a patient-majority Board of Directors
300+ employees group-wide focused on providing patient-centered, evidence-based, quality care
10 locations are Level III Patient Centered Medical Home (the rest will be soon)
Centrally located on I-95 in northeastern North Carolina - about 1-2 hours northeast of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill/RTP, south of Richmond/Petersburg VA, northwest of Greenville NC
We offer: FP/IM Primary Care, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, School Based Health Centers, Dental, In-house Pharmacies & 340b pharmacy services, Integrated Behavioral Health (psychologists and LCSWs), Case Management, RN ACO Care Managers, Community-Based Outreach Program (Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker, health education, and insurance outreach). As a Community Health Center, we see everyone, with special emphasis on the underserved. Insured/Medicare/Medicaid/NC Health Choice/uninsured all accepted. Position Information

Anticipated Call is 1:3 weekdays, 1:4 weekends.
Schedule providers choice of 7 on/7 off schedule or more traditional schedule (M-F, a few evenings til 7, may be asked to cover Saturday morning clinic in rotation with other providers)
Note: 7 on/7 off schedule will only require staying in the area during on weeks, traditional schedule will require full-time residence
Average numbers for morning rounds:
o Floor census: 0-2 patients per day, about 15-20 minutes per patient. No complicated patients - any sick newborns or pre-term infants are transferred to other facilities.
o Nursery census: 1-5 babies averaging about 15-20 minutes to examine infant & speak with parents.
We are a very busy pediatrics outpatient practice, but we are not a busy hospital for pediatrics; most on-call time is phone triage/advice rather than Avg. 10-15 phone calls/day on weekends.
Primary reason on-call Pediatricians do go back to the hospital is stat C-sections; very rarely to see an ER patient when ER provider isn't comfortable. Whenever possible, mothers in labor with infants with known abnormalities or pre-term labor are transferred prior to delivery. Many weekends there are no deliveries. A typical weekend will have 1-2 C-sections with remaining deliveries being routine.
Hospital admissions are for routine Pediatric diagnoses such as asthma, dehydration, fever, pneumonia. No NICU/PICU - Admissions requiring specialty care or ICU care are transferred to other facilities.

Must be able to be privileged for the following (rarely needed, but must be comfort

Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 706462931-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent