Pediatrician ( CP & A )

Childrens National Medical Center   •  

Upper Marlboro, MD

Not Specified years

Posted 241 days ago

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 The Pediatrician isresponsible for: the comprehensive care of patients in the Children's Pediatrician &Associates practices including; appropriate documentation andreporting whererequired and needed; supervision of assigned clinical and non-clinical staff; and participation in assigned administrative quality improvement activities and regularlyscheduled provider meetings. 


 Minimum Education
Medical Doctor (M.D.)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
Medical degree from an accredited medical school. Fully licensed and credentialed attending staff category physician on the medical staff of Children's National Medical Center. Completion of residency in pediatrics. Board eligible or board certification in general pediatrics by American Board of Pediatrics/ or American Osteopathic Association.

Minimum Work Experience

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Completion of residency program in pediatrics.

Required Skills/Knowledge
Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in the area of expertise. Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care. Ability to function independently in evaluating patient problems and developing a plan for patient care. Ability to incorporate ethical concepts into patient care and discuss these with the patient, family, and other members of the health care team. Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. Demonstration of a personal commitment to Continuing Professional Development and ability to remain current on the developments and progress in primary care pediatrics. Knowledge of and compliance with legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Documentation and Reporting

  1. Appropriately document findings, procedures, etc. in the designated electronic medical record.
  2. Obtain and legibly record in the designated electronic medical record a detailed medical history of each patient, including, but not limited to, the patient's chief complaint, his/her present condition, the patient's individual history, and his/her family history.
  3. Keep and maintain appropriate records relating to all professional services rendered. Prepare and attend to all reports, claims, and correspondence necessary or appropriate to the performance of the professional services.
  4. Provide timely reports of births, deaths, outbreaks of contagious diseases and other information required to appropriate governmental authorities and as required for the Company reporting.

Management and Administrative

  1. Directly supervise nurses and other personnel in accordance with Company's policies, procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, interviewing, hiring, and training new assigned staff; assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  2. Participate in the Company governance and management, credentialing and peer review activities; and attending all meetings but not less than 50% of meetings in connection with governance, management, credentialing and peer review, if members of such entities.
  3. Follow all policies and procedures of the Company and of any managed care organization with which the Company may contract.
  4. Perform other duties assigned by the Company from time to time that are commensurate with professional services normally and customarily performed by a physician.