Apicha Community Health Center Pediatrician in Queens, New York
Our mission at Apicha Community Health Center is to improve the health of our community and to increase access to comprehensive primary care, preventive health services, mental health, and supportive services. We are committed to excellence and to providing culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, especially Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBT Community and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Job Title: Pediatrician Reports to: Director of Medicine FLSA Status: Exempt Location: Jackson Heights
Position Summary: The Pediatrician will be responsible for recording medical histories and examination of young people from birth through 20 years of age. Record medical histories and examine young people from birth to twenty years of age; order diagnostic tests and interpret results to help determine medical condition. Discuss test results and explain treatments or medical procedures with patients and family member. Coordinate and supervise activities of therapists, assistants, nurses, students and other support staff; refer patients to a specialist or other physician when warranted. Cooperate/Collaborate with QI committee members regarding Quality Improvement initiatives. Provide input to the development of electronic medical record templates.
Qualifications: • Doctor of Medicine specializing in pediatrics and a minimum of 2 years’ experience required • Board eligible/certification, required • Current BLS and CPR certification required • Current state medical license required • Bilingual is a plus (English and Spanish or South Asian or East Asian or South East Asian) • Adolescent health experience a plus