Pediatrician, MD/DO - San Antonio, TX
Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Pediatrics
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location 502d Contracting Squadron, San Antonio, Texas, 78236, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/29/24

Experience the Matrix Providers Advantage. We strive to provide a framework of stability and structure for our valued employees, where you will experience lower provider-to-patient ratios and fair, reliable schedules. It is our honor to hire Healthcare Heroes to serve our Military Heroes, sharing in our mission to provide excellent healthcare with dignity, compassion, and pride. In return, we are proud to offer you:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Referral Bonuses

We support our employees with an accessible dedicated representative to assist you throughout the duration of your contract. We firmly believe that a healthy work/life balance enables you to perform at your best. Our mission is to serve America’s military family by aligning exceptional healthcare workers like you with rewarding career opportunities. Come home to Matrix.

Matrix Providers is hiring a Pediatrician to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, 59th Medical Wing in JBSA-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

  • Employment Status: Independent Contractor
  • Compensation: This is an hourly position, paid bi-weekly.
  • Schedule: Full Time 40 hours (Normal hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday: 9-hour period of work each day within that timeframe that includes a 1-hour non-paid lunch).
  • This is a personal service contract and medical malpractice is a covered benefit.

Requirements: The Physician must have and meet the following:

  • Degree/ Education: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Must have graduated from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
  • Accreditation: Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). 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. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
  • Internship/Residency: Successful completion of an internship and residency program corresponding to Pediatricians which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association. Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting (i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training). For purposes of this requirement, graduate training programs include only those internships, residency, programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Descriptions of such programs are described below.
  • An internship program involves broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training an appropriate accrediting body.
  • A residency program in Pediatrics training in a specialized field of medicine in a hospital or an institution accredited for training in the specialty by an appropriate accrediting body.
  • Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: shall have and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).
  • Experience: Demonstrate clinical competency within the past two years in Pediatrics. In addition to all other requirements, the experience must include at least 32 hours of patient treatment within the specialty in the last 24 months.
  • Board Certification: Board certification is required. Current board certification by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
  • Licensure/Registration:
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine as a Pediatrician.
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME). The Contract Provider shall provide appropriate CME documentation to the COR or designated government representatives within one (1) month after all CME-accredited events.

Job Summary:

  • Perform a full range of physician services by privileges granted by the Medical 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 preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable and 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 providing in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.

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