Planned Systems International

Pediatrician

Location US-TX-Killeen
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2024 1:58 PM)
Job ID
2023-10386

Overview

The lives of our nation’s active-duty military, veterans, and their families depend on outstanding healthcare. At QuarterLine, we strive to provide highly qualified healthcare professionals to work in the heart of military medicine. As a civilian contractor working for QuarterLine, you will utilize your abilities as a Pediatrician to serve patients at Fort Cavazos, Texas. 

 

Be a Part of the Team: The military provides a tight-knight, collaborative work environment. Additionally, you will have the advantage of working with other healthcare professionals and advancing your skills in world-class facilities.

 

The Benefits: QuarterLine offers competitive compensation packages, a full range of benefits, and an excellent work-life balance to ensure your success.

 

Type of Work: Full-Time

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the Military Treatment Facility.
  • Direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals within the scope of the clinical privileges or responsibilities.
  • Examine, diagnose, treat, or prescribe courses of treatment within the scope of training, experience, and privileges.
  • Provide preventative and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable as well as request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Technically proficient in directing and teaching other medical staff, providing educational lectures, and participating in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.
  • May become the primary care manager (PCM) for a panel of patients. As a PCM, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients.
  • Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.
  • Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans.
  • Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
  • Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.
  • Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
  • Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
  • All inpatients will be admitted as per the local MTF instructions.
  • Capable of performing the full range of general medical services to include the ability and experience to adequately diagnose and treat urgent/acute diseases and injuries including:
    • Skin, Pulmonary System, Head, Gastrointestinal System, Eyes, Musculoskeletal System, ENT,
    • Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Lymphatic System, Neck, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Endocrine System
  • Become familiar with the hospital formulary.
  • Prepare and maintain proper medical records on beneficiaries to whom treatment is provided in accordance with MTF procedures.
  • Follow the established operating procedures for the pediatric clinic. He/She shall participate in the quality control activities of the department of pediatrics.
  • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures as a qualified provider or under the supervision of a qualified provider, to include, but not limited to, the following:
    • Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    • Simple abscess incision and drainage
    • Sling or swath injuries
    • Lumbar punctures
    • Suture simple laceration
    • Suture removal
    • Nebulizer treatment
    • Urine catheterization
    • Cultures (throat, wound)
    • Remove ocular, nasal, and foreign bodies
    • Clearing of ears by flush technique
    • Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations
    • Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results
    • Administer intravenous, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications as appropriate.
    • Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate.
    • Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits. 
  • Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures.
  • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Education: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Graduate from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 9ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. 
  • Internship/Residency: Successful completion of an internship and residency program in Pediatrics which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association. For purposes of this requirement, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada.
  • Certifications: Basic Life Support for Providers; Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification is highly desired but not required.
  • Experience: Must have two (2) years of experience in General Pediatrics.
  • Board Certification: Must be Board Certified in Pediatrics.
  • Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine as a Pediatrician.

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing HRDepartment@plan-sys.com, or by dialing 703-575-8400.

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