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Pediatrician - Integrative Medicine - DePaul Hospital - Full Time

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Highlights: Required Qualifications for PIM Physician:

  • Foundational training/pediatric experience in integrative medicine
  • Vaccination proponent
  • Experience treating mental health in kids
  • Experience treating complex chronic illness in kids
  • Comfortable with herb and supplement use and database knowledge
  • Comfortable with mindfulness medicine
  • Holistic approach to pediatrics
  • Open to new paradigms, flexibility in treatment algorithms
  • Empathic and patient
  • Open to flexible work hours Preferred Qualifications:
    • Fellowship training in integrative medicine ideal
    • Board eligible or certified in integrative medicine optional POSITION DESCRIPTION
      • Physician shall provide pediatric services to patients at designated hospital(s) or at other Program Sites as determined by the Program Director. Physician will be responsible for complying with all of designated hospital bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures and any such bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of any Program Site at which Physician performs services. RESPONSIBILITIES Evaluates patients and performs procedures as deemed appropriate by the Medical Director and Site Supervisor. Responsible for providing patient/family education and counseling as needed. Remains available at all times during hours of clinic operation during scheduled clinic days. Responds to requests for pediatric consults. Collaborates with advance practice nurse (APN) as needed. Collaborates with members of the Program team to ensure continuity, appropriateness, and timeliness of care to patients in Program settings. Completes accurate documentation of care and services rendered in a timely manner according to SSM Health policies. Prioritizes and responds to patient, peer and staff requests for information and patient care inquiries in a timely manner according to SSM Health standard operating procedures. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Pediatric Protocols and Standard Operating Procedures. Work with peers and co-workers as a team and act in a professional, respectful manner with patients, other physicians, nurses, administrators and other personnel to enhance a spirit of cooperation, mutual respect and trust among members of the patient care team at all times. Abide by the Program Sites Medical Staff Code(s) of Conduct. Respect patient privacy by not discussing patient care information and related issues in public settings. Recognize employee responsibility in patient safety and their ability to stop the line . Quality Ensures ongoing quality improvement programs at each Program Site consistent with applicable quality programs Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Pediatric Protocols Other Duties. Physician shall perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Glennon Care Pediatrics Medical Director, or her/his designee Behavioral Standards. Physician shall abide by the following guidelines with respect to peer and co-worker relationships Work with peers and co-workers as a team and act in a professional, respectful manner with patients, other physicians, nurses, administrators, board members and other designated hospital(s) or Program Site personnel to enhance a spirit of cooperation, mutual respect and trust among members of the patient care team at all times Abide by the hospital s and Program Sites Medical Staff Code(s) of Conduct Recognize that disagreements are inevitable. However, resolution of these disagreements can contribute to improved care. When disagreements occur, address these in a constructive, respectful and direct manner away from patients or other uninvolved caregivers Respect patient privacy by not discussing patient care information and related issues in public settings Recognize employee responsibility in patient safety and their ability to stop the line Job Summary: Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Job Responsibilities and Requirements: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
        • Responsible for obtaining call coverage by other medical staff members for holidays, vacations and other time off.
        • Responsible for the standard of practice for patient population.
        • Responsibility for maintaining a private office and all clinical decision making within the office during times of service.
        • Acts as an advisor and consultant in the establishment of operational policies of the practice to include: (1) Purchasing and capital allocations; (2) Managed care plan participation; (3) Budget and practice expenses; (4) Medicare/Medicaid participation; (5) Billing and collection of professional fees; (6) Personnel management and related policies; (7) Risk management and quality assurance; and (8) Coding compliance.
        • Responsible for after-hours call coverage for patients of the practice, in addition to office appointments.
        • Participates in community service activities, including speaking engagements, writing and special clinical programs as reasonably requested.
        • Responsible for all risk management, coding compliance and quality assurance activities and functions in and related to the practice.
        • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
        • Performs other duties as assigned. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
          • Constant standing and walking.
          • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
          • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
          • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
          • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
          • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
          • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
          • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
          • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
          • Occasional driving.
          • Rare crawling and running. Licenses / Certifications: Physician - State of Work Location Work Shift: Day Shift (United States of America) Job Type: Employee Department: CG DP Peds PIM Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , Pediatrician - Integrative Medicine - DePaul Hospital - Full Time, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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