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Pediatrician

Company: The Chickasaw Nation
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

*DEPARTMENT: * Department of Pediatric Medicine/Pediatric Service*JOB TITLE: * Pediatrician*GENERAL DEFINITION: * This position is located within the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center (CNMC) Pediatric Clinic. The purpose of this position is to perform specialty medicine dealing with the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. The position may require scheduled duty on days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and call backs.*SUPERVISION RECEIVED: * Pediatrician is under the direct supervision of the Chickasaw Nation Division of Health (CNDH) Chief of Pediatric Medicine.*SUPERVISION EXERCISED: * None*ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: ** Adheres to the CNDH Medical Staff Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.* Maintains a competent, considerate and objective professional relationship with patients to minimize complaints, dissatisfaction or adverse impact regarding services.* Serves on hospital committees and performance improvement teams as assigned by the Chief of Service or Chief of Staff.* Participates in continuing medical education as required by the Oklahoma Board of Licensure.* Treats all patients with respect and maintains a cooperative attitude with other employees to facilitate quality patient care.* Responsible for continuity of care of pediatric service and provides timely requests for schedule changes, vacation, sick leave and continuing medical education leave to the Chief of Service.* Maintains sensitivity to Native American culture.* Serves as "on-call" for pediatric patients day and/or night.* Acts as a consultant to other physicians in the hospital, Fast Track Clinic, outpatient clinic and emergency medicine department.* Provides comprehensive pediatric care in the Pediatric Clinic including the Emergency Medicine Department.* Provides comprehensive inpatient pediatric care on medical/surgical unit, attendance in the newborn nursery and attendance at C-sections as deemed appropriate by the Pediatric Service.* Performs other duties as assigned.*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: **Education: ** Have successfully completed a post graduate training program in Pediatrics accredited by the ACGME, AOA or have comparable experience and training.*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * - Must possess and/or be willing to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential job functions.*Training and Experience: ** Be able to document that he/she has been working in a Pediatric setting during the last 12 months. Completion of new residency training will satisfy this requirement.*Physical Demands: * - Position may require long periods of sitting, standing, reaching, lifting and bending to perform procedures.*Work Environment: * - Work may require the use of surgical mask, gloves and/or eyeglasses. There may be danger of exposure to radiation, communicable diseases, blood-borne pathogens, and/or airborne debris.*Licenses/Certificates/Other: ** Hold current unrestricted license to practice medicine, eligible for an Oklahoma license, and current unrestricted DEA number.* Must hold current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).* Preferred: Current board certification or active participation in the examination process leading to certification in Pediatrics accredited by ACGME or AOA.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* PediatricsSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Have you successfully completed a post graduate training program in Pediatrics accredited by the ACGME, AOA?* Have you been working in a Pediatric setting during the last 12 months?* Do you possess a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine?* Do you possess or are you eligible for an Oklahoma medical license?* Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?* This position is a COVID sensitive position and requires the COVID-19 vaccine. Are you fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated before starting employment if selected?* I understand that the Chickasaw Nation has a no tolerance policy of drugs and alcohol, and this includes the use of medicinal marijuana. As a sovereign Nation, State law does not apply to the Chickasaw Nation, and therefore the use of marijuana is illegal and is not acceptable for employees.Experience:* pediatric: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* current, unrestricted DEA number (Preferred)* PALS Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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