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Ramon Velez Expansion Project

Pediatric Physician  Bronx, NY  : 12/1/2021
Job Description

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Job Category:

Ramon Velez Expansion Project

Position Type:

Full Time


POSITION OVERVIEW:                                                                                    
The functions below outline the general responsibilities associated with this position. Each of these functions is considered critical to effective department operations and our Mission. It is expected that all staff in this position will have satisfactory attendance and will perform these functions as assigned in a competent, cooperative, and timely manner. The Job Description will be reviewed periodically for accuracy and/or adjusted according to business necessity.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                            
  •  Conducting thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development 
  • Examining sick children and reaching an informed diagnosis 
  •  Prescribing medications and giving detailed instructions for administration 
  •  Conduct regular thorough examinations on newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development 
  •  Examine sick children to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms 
  •  Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history 
  •  Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration 
  •  Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities 
  •  Prepare and administer vaccines according to the governmental vaccination plan 
  •  Examine and treat injuries and refer the little patients to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopedists etc.) 
  •  Advise parents on children's diet, exercise and disease preventive measures 
  •  Keep updated records of patients' illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries etc.) 
  •  Keep abreast of advancements in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences Requirements 
  •  Experience in newborn and young adult medicine 
  •  In depth knowledge of children epidemiology and infectious diseases 
  •  Up to speed knowledge of drugs/medication appropriate for children and their side-effects 
  •  Familiarity with traditional and web-based prescription systems 
  •  Active listener, patient and calm 
  •  Outstanding diagnostic and problem-solving abilities 
  •  Excellent communications skills 
  •  Medical Degree with specialization in pediatrics 
  •  Valid license to practice medicine

Job Requirements


*             Doctor of medicine.
*             Board certification and state license.
*             Experience practicing medicine.
*             Expert diagnostic skills.
*             Trustworthy and compassionate character.
*             Impeccable bedside manner.
*             Strong communication skills.
             Valid Covid-19 Vaccination Required 


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