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Company: Lone Star Circle of Care
Location: Harker Heights
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Responsible for the medical care of LSCC patients by providing comprehensive out-patient primary care. Under the direction of the Medical Director, delivers primary care commensurate with training to patients of LSCC. Delivers care appropriate for an out-patient, primary care community health center with multicultural, multilingual patient population.Responsibilities:Daily Duties:

  • Provides examines, diagnoses and treats patients twenty-one (21) years of age and younger.
  • Acts as a consultant on all pediatric cases referred by other staff providers of
  • Completes medical charts after each visit in the electronic medical records
  • Provides quality medical care according to standards established by
  • Participates in providing continuity of care in outpatient management.
  • All other duties or responsibilities as assigned by Medical Director

    • May provide in-service trainings for staff in selected topics in Pediatrics as deemed necessary by the Medical Director.
    • Assures a high quality educational experience for medical students, residents and other individuals in a training role.

      • Assists and participates in internal quality control
      • Provides supervision to advanced practice nurses and physician assistants in accordance with the LSCC Delegation Protocol/Collaborative Practice
      • Supervises medical assistants and lab personnel in area of specific support services for patient care
      • Attends internal and external meetings, workshops and conferences, and participates on task forces or committees, when necessary and as required.
      • Actively monitor Pediatric service productivity.
      • Fulfills established guidelines set in place for provider encounter

        • Applies for and obtains membership privileges at local hospitals in the area as required by
        • Performs all duties and services in full compliance with LSCC's Quality Standards Type in specific job duties under this area
        • Achieves and maintains LSCC Core Clinical Competencies

          • Staff Members and Directors shall deal with patients, providers, colleagues, and other internal and external LSCC contacts honestly, professionally and with empathy, following the principles of AIDET (Skill at a Glance) and the Language of Caring Overview (Staff). Staff Members and Directors shall demonstrate honesty and integrity in all LSCC business activities and work scheduling
          • Following the principles of AIDET and Language of Caring, Staff Members and Directors are expected to treat one another with respect and courtesy, understanding that each Staff Member and Director has special talents and capabilities necessary to fulfill LSCC's Mission, Vision, and Values.
            • Principles of AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduction, Duration, Explanation and Thank You) at all times with patients, colleagues, visitors and leadership
            • The Language of Caring skills are versatile life skills that enhance communication and strengthen relationships that apply to all of us, whether we serve patients and families directly, or we serve the people who do-our internal customers.
              • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine and allied services commensurate with his/her training
              • Demonstrates interest in the area of community medicine
              • Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and community
              • Ability to recognize and understand the public health, social, and economic factors which impact the overall health of LSCC patients
              • Ability to support LSCC mission and readily serve its patient population
              • Maintains a professional manner and appearance that contributes to the professional image presented to individuals within and outside of LSCC.
              • Ability to work in and support electronic health records environment
              • Ability to travel and work from various clinic locations as necessary

                • Current valid license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
                • Current DEA certificates
                • Board eligibility in Pediatrics (ABP) is required; board certification is required no later than two (2) years of date of initial hire/appointment.
                • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)

                  • Proficiency with EMR system
                  • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills are a definite plus
                    All LSCC employees function as a member of a collaborative health care team to create and maintain a Patient Centered Medical Home where emphasis is on excellent communication, support of the patient in self-management and care is provided and tracked in a culturally competent, behaviorally enhanced setting supported by information technology.

Keywords: Lone Star Circle of Care, Killeen , Pediatrician, Healthcare , Harker Heights, Texas

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