Mercy Care has an exciting opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric physician to join an exceptional team providing care for the underserved located in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Staff Pediatrician provides direct patient care and participates in the health care support of patients from birth to early adulthood. The selected candidate will be responsible, in times of wellness and illness, for assistance with health issues that arise for newborns, infants, children, and teenagers, as they help to chart their growth towards adulthood.
Under the Direction of the Medical Director and Director, Clinical Operations, the Staff Physician is responsible for providing this direct patient care, as well as direction, supervision and provider consultation to SJMCS clinic staff. The Pediatrician participates in quality assurance; medical chart and lab review; development and adherence to clinical protocols and pharmacy and radiology procedures; and compliance with CLIA, HIPAA, PCER, and OSHA regulations. They help to ensure adherence to laws, regulations, and professional standards pertaining to quality patient care in the ambulatory setting. In the absence of the medical director, the selected provider will assist in directing the Physician Dispensary and medical materials/technology under his/her DEA and Georgia physician’s license; as well as serving as a consultant in departmental grant development, management, and compliance insofar as these relate to the provision of primary care. It is also expected that the Pediatrician will participate in health fairs or community events on weekends as requested 3 to 4 times a year.
Requirements for this opportunity include graduation from a state approved Medical School and a completed Pediatric Residency program with Board Certification. The provider must possess or be eligible to obtain state of Georgia physician and current DEA number for prescribing medications. The selected physician must possess a minimum of five years medical experience as a licensed physician.
Preference will be shown to candidate who are able to speak Spanish, as well as to candidates who are possess experience in treating medically underserved and immigrant populations, including dealing with patients of diverse backgrounds, with experience in treating the homeless. It is preferred that candidates possess experience in the supervision of professional staff and mid-level providers, as well as administrative duties.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Pediatric physician to provide care in an underserved community.
A competitive compensation package is being offered. This facility is also recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).