Careers At Midland Community Healthcare Services

Midland Community Healthcare Services, Inc. (MCHS) is an equal opportunity employer. All practices of recruiting, hire, promotion, transfer, wage and salary administration, benefits and terminations are administered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or age. No qualified handicapped individual shall, on the basis of the handicap, be subject to discrimination at MCHS. Further, MCHS is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits, in any form, unlawful harassment.

Physician - Pediatric Delano

Department: Pediatrics
Location: Midland, TX

MIDLAND COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC.

Midland, Texas

JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                                                                           

JOB TITLE:                               PHYSICIAN

DEPARTMENT:                         PEDIATRICS/ COLEMAN/ WOMENS SERVICES

REPORTS TO:                           MEDICAL DIRECTOR

OES CODE:                               29-1065, 29-1063, 29-1062

FLSA EXEMPTIONS STATUS:   EXEMPT

 

JOB SUMMARY

Physicians play an important supervisory role for staff and patients of Midland Community Healthcare Services.  They are expected to provide excellent customer service while providing the patient the best comprehensive medical care possible. They maintain the information of the patients in a manner consistent with administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements. They also process, maintain, compile, and report information for quality improvement programs and healthcare initiatives.

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Diagnose, prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Examine patients, order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information by means of electronic charting.
  • Advise patients, parents, guardians, and the community concerning topics such as diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Treat, monitor, and reevaluate acute and chronic health conditions.
  • Refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioners when appropriate based on medical indicators.
  • Explain and discuss implications of lab results, medication side effects, procedures, treatments, and imaging results with patients.
  • Identify groups at risk for specific preventable diseases or injuries.
  • Examine patient to assess their physical and mental growth and development (Pediatrics)
  • Coordinate comprehensive care through work with nurses, mental health counselors, dentists, and other health care providers.
  • If needed, round on MCHS’ patients that are admitted to the hospital.
  • Teach and train medical staff regarding preventative medicine issues.
  • Evaluate the effective ness of prescribed risk reduction measures or other interventions.
  • Coordinate or integrate the resources of MCHS and other health care institutions and social services in order to improve community health. 
  • Participate in cross-training opportunities in order to help the organization operate as a whole.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Medical Director or Chief Medical Officer (CMO). 

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Indirect Supervision of Clinic Operations and Staff

 

 

CRITICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Customer Service Oriented.
  • Oral Comprehension, Expression, Recognition, and Clarity.
  • Written Comprehension and Expression.
  • Computer & Technology Skills - The ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn to navigate and utilize proprietary medical software packages.
  • Time Management – The ability to prioritize tasks in order to best serve the patient and the flow of the clinic.
  • Cultural Competency – the ability to deal with people of various cultures and social status, as well as outside entities

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Active/Current Physicians License from the Texas Medical Board, required.
  • Must have a Medical Degree from an LCME or AOA accredited university, required.
    • ECFMG – Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, accepted for previous requirement.
  • 1-3 Years of Medical Practice Experience, preferred.
  • No felony results on a criminal background screening.
  • Drug Screen Test with a negative result.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS 

 

BBP Class IThis job involves the potential exposure to blood borne pathogens due to required job tasks that routinely involve a potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, tissues or potential splashes. Job duties also involve exposure to latex products, exposure to potential punctures while performing job duties, and exposure to potential fumes.

 

Physical Demand:  Ability to interact with patients and operate office equipment for patient services.  Employees will need the ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs, or more, independently as necessary.  Vision abilities are required to read and verify patient information, to read information on medical records, and the read information on computer systems.  Ability to pull, push, lift, and manipulate equipment and files. The ability to move freely about the front office and medical record areas in order to perform the job duties is required.  In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, reasonable accommodations will be made for those employees with disabilities in order to assist them in performing the job duties and demands, provided it does not constitute undue hardship upon MCHS.

 

 

 

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