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Pediatrics in Southern Massachusetts

ARCH Placement Services

Last Updated: 7/20/21

Job Description

We are looking for a Pediatrician to provide healthcare services to the New Bedford community at our growing out-patient community health center. Join an excellent staff of professionals and enjoy a peaceful and beautiful community close to Boston and other attractions! This position offers a great compensation package including salary, benefits and loan repayment.

Position Summary:

  • Attends to all health considerations ranging from good health maintenance, preventive immunization practices, to management of complex medical illnesses within the broad scope of the practice of pediatrics.
  • Maintains thorough and accurate medical records which are timely and legible. Promptly responds to all inquiries and documentation of medical services provided, with primary concern for confidentiality of medical information.
  • Responsible for conducting physical assessments and screenings to include various diagnostic testing as needed. Responsible for interpreting the results and communicating the information to the patient and/or designated family member.
  • Responsible for prescribing/performing various treatment modalities - including, but not limited to: medications, injections, wellness counseling, and ancillary testing.
  • Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans.
  • Consults and collaborates with a variety of health care professionals and make referrals as necessary.
  • Monitors and ensures patient satisfaction by seeking input from the patient satisfaction surveys performed at the Health Center.
  • Arranges for and participates in on-call coverage for Health Center patients by assuring that 24 hour/7 days per week coverage is maintained. Makes the necessary arrangements with other members of the pediatric team if unable to provide coverage for a scheduled period. Changes are subject to approval by the Medical Director of Pediatrics. Should be kept informed of changes to the call schedule.
  • Performs surgical procedures as defined in the delineation of privileges.
  • Provides initial interpretation of X-rays which are officially studied and reported by a consulting Radiologist. Interprets laboratory reports and electrocardiograms within the scope of medical practice.
  • Actively participates in various committee assignments programmed at the Health Center. Attends a variety of meetings, discussions, conferences, seminars, and workshops, both within and outside the organization as applicable recording a minimal of 50 Category I CME credits including five in the specific area of Risk Management per year as required by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. In addition, fulfills other requirements for maintaining a license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Incumbent will become familiar and comply with the policies and procedures of the Health Center.


  • Medical Degree and current Massachusetts license to practice medicine.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible (American Board of Pediatrics).
  • Maintain CPR certification.
  • Commitment and interest in working with a multi-cultural population, some of whom are impoverished.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Great Insurance Package
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Loan Repayment
  • CME Expenses
  • Retirement Matching

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