Pediatrician

Kona Medical Consulting - Dearborn, MI

30+ days ago

Job Description:

  • Conducts regular thorough examinations on children to assess their health and development while earning the child and/or their guardian’s trust and cooperation
  • Examines sick children to accurately determine their condition and important questions in gathering information on the symptoms
  • Reaches an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and research and individual medical history
  • Prescribes medications and gives detailed instructions for dosages and administration
  • Prescribes and interprets appropriate laboratory tests for further insight on the condition and possible infections or abnormalities
  • Prepares and administers vaccines to prevent contracting communicable diseases in line with governmental vaccination plans
  • Discusses any possible side effects to medication or immunization with patients and parent or legal guardian
  • Examines and treats injuries and refers patients to medical specialists when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopedists, etc.)
  • Advises parents on children’s diet, exercise, and other disease preventive measures
  • Keeps updated records of patients’ illnesses, surgeries, or other medical episodes (allergic shocks, injuries, etc.)
  • Keeps abreast of advancements in pediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences
  • Prepares to leave at the end of the day only after patient care is completed
  • Signs off on PA and Nurse Practitioner notes as well as review lab results and imaging studies during downtime (non-patient care periods during the clinical shift)
  • Updates patients regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases
  • Maintains a professional appearance
  • Maintains a current CPR certification
  • Understand the concepts of universal precautions, HIPAA and OSHA

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time