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

Location
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
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

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Details

  • 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