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Position Details

Department: PCP | Cottonwood
Category: Medical Staff/Physicians
Location: Cottonwood
Posting #: 616274
Date Posted: 9/7/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Phoenix Children's Pediatrics (PCP) Cottonwood is looking for a Pediatrician to join their exceptional team. In 2017, Phoenix Children’s created a new Primary Care division solely focused on providing pediatric-only primary care service in a community setting. This includes comprehensive pediatric care from birth to 18 years, immunizations, well-child visits, sports physicals, behavioral health services, lactation and more. Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics is pro-vaccination and supports the immunization schedule as outlined by the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We believe in patient safety and best-practice for our patients, their families, and our staff. Today PCP has 12 clinic locations, 39 Physicians, 9 Advanced Practice Providers and 114 staff. All PCP practices have access to the medical specialties of Phoenix Children’s Hospital and more than 1,000 providers that are part of the clinically integrated organization of Phoenix Children’s Care Network. (PCP) Cottonwood has 3 Physicians and 1 Advanced Practice Providers. We are located at 800 Cove Pkwy, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 in the Verde Valley. PCP offers an outstanding work environment, a competitive compensation/benefits package including paid malpractice insurance coverage, paid time off and access to CME including professional development course through UptoDate.

Physician shall provide the patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged. Physician shall assist the chief with the administration and coordination of all divisional activities.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Physician shall provide patient care services as assigned by the chief of the division to which Physician is assigned, (the “Chief”), including but not limited to:
    • a. Provide direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
    • b. Provide subspecialty consultations and follow-up.
    • c. Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures.
    • d. Assist the Chief with the administration and provision of appropriate attending on-call coverage of emergencies.
  2. Physician shall assist with divisional administrative duties as assigned by the Chief, including but not limited to:
    • a. Assist the Chief with the supervision of divisional staff
    • b. Assist the Chief with the professional and fiscal management of the division.
    • c. Assist the Chief with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure divisional compliance with all external regulatory agencies including, but not limited to the Joint Commission, Arizona Department of Health Services, and AHCCCS.
    • d. Assist the Chief with the development and implementation of divisional policies and procedures to ensure that clinical resources are utilized efficiently and in accordance with responsible clinical and fiscal management principles.
    • e. Assist the Chief with the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures, and standards of care for the Division to ensure quality patient care delivery.
    • f. Develop and manage programs, projects, etc. under the supervision of the Chief or designee.
  3. Physician shall support the medical education programs and activities of the Division, including but not limited to:
    • a. Provide direct supervision of medical students, residents fellows and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services.
    • b. Conduct teaching rounds, lectures and conferences for medical students, residents and fellows.
    • c. Participate in the postgraduate continuing education activities of the division.
    • d. Participate in the teaching and supervision of allied health care professionals assigned to the division.
    • e. Support the scholarly activity of the division through contributions to the medical literature.
  4. Physician may participate in the development and implementation of clinical research protocols consistent with applicable institutional standards and guidelines.
  5. Physician shall support the Chief in his/her role as liaison to the private practice community, PCH’s referral sources and the general public.
  6. Physician may conduct teaching rounds or conferences out of PCH, particularly if these activities support divisional teaching programs.
  7. Physician shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. MD or DO degree Required
2. MBA, MPH or MHA degree, or equivalent Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. Required
2. Board certified in the appropriate specialty. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. Required
2. The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. Required
3. The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. Required
4. The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. Required
5. The ability to work well under pressure. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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