Pediatric Physician

Primary Care Partners, LLC
Maplewood, New Jersey
Closing date
Jul 20, 2023

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Full Time
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Primary Care Partners, LLC an affiliate of Atlantic Health System, seeks a Full-time, Physician for our Pediatric Care Center in Maplewood, NJ.

Job Responsibilities

  • Completes health assessment of patients by reviewing and collecting health history, performing physical exams, and using appropriate tests
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests, such as x-rays or blood tests
  • Initiate laboratory exams, vaccines, and studies as indicated
  • Distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings and evaluates what findings need collaboration with members of the health care team or referral to other health professionals or appropriate community resources
  • Arranges referrals for patients requiring services not offered at current practice
  • Consults with and refer to appropriate specialist in regards to high risk or complex patients
  • Establishes a preliminary diagnosis and orders appropriate medical nursing therapies
  • Documents patient's current health status and projects future health needs, recording a patient's progress
  • Manages all acute and chronic illnesses to and above community standards at all times
  • Prescribes medicine in accordance to New Jersey Statute and professional practice guidelines
  • Completes insurance paperwork
  • Communicates with all members of the health care team to assure a unified approach to the patient's plan of care
  • Applies the knowledge and skills needed to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in the structure and process of care delivery and makes recommendation for change
  • Assists in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
  • Serves as attending for physician’s assistants and nursing staff as needed

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited school of medicine
  • Minimum two to five years of professional experience, preferably in a pediatric office setting 
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Previous electronic medical records experience highly preferred, specifically with EPIC
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, behavioral factors, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making
  • Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies, and functions. Understanding of documentation standards
  • Knowledge of medical equipment, instruments, supplies, and materials needed for medical treatment
  • Understanding of basic laboratory procedures including preparation and screening

Required Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations

  • CPR certification required and maintained (adult, child, and infant)
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Active New Jersey Medical License (MD or DO)
  • Board Certified - Pediatrics
  • Active DEA License

Compensation is based on experience.

About Us

Primary Care Partners, LLC, is a physician-owned and physician-governed group with strategic alliances with Atlantic Health System: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center, and Goryeb Children's Hospital. These medical centers serve as a valuable partner with Primary Care Partners and set high standards as a quality hospital system for patient care, with state-of-the-art facilities and a full range of medical specialties and services.

Primary Care Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to any characteristic protected under federal, state, or local laws

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