Pediatrician


Wellington, FL

Full time

We are looking for a licensed Pediatrician to examine and treat little patients and help prevent diseases and illness complications. The work of a physician can be both difficult and demanding, and even more so when it comes to children. A pediatrician will have to conduct examinations by earning the trust and cooperation of the child. The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of children’s diseases and epidemiology as well as the established examination procedures for infants. A pediatrician must be patient and caring and able to foster long-term trust relationships with the children and their parents.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Skills

  • Proven experience as a pediatrician
  • In-depth knowledge of children's epidemiology and infectious diseases
  • Exquisite knowledge of diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation principles and techniques
  • 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
  • Must be able to speak Spanish
  • Must be Board Certified

Benefits

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