Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information.
Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to 10 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.
General Pediatrician working at a large FQHC in a medically underserved area.
- Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the clinic.
- Keep scheduled hours for extended clinic coverage during days, evenings, and weekends. Work hours to remain flexible according to the needs of clinic expansion.
- Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Chief Medical Officer.
- Follow clinical diagnostic and evidence based treatment protocols for pediatric treatment.
- Remain available by phone during regularly schedule hours should assistance be required.
- Assist in the review and development of patient education material and practice guidelines.
- Provide supervision of health care students assigned to the clinic for educational purposes.
- Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.
- Supervision of non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, Certified Nurse Practitioners, and Certified Physicians Assistants with respect to pediatric treatment.
- Attend staff meetings and committees as directed and punctually.
- Participates in the Performance Improvement Program.
- Participate in on call rotation for afterhours and weekend coverage for department
- Other Duties as assigned..
Education & Training Requirements
- Medical Doctorate with current licensure.
- Board certified or Board eligible in Pediatrics.
- Possess an interest in working with adolescents.
Work Experience Requirements
- Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred
- Uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.
- Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.
- Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.
- Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community, and the general public.
- Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
- 9 Holiday 1 Floating Holiday
- 403b Retirement Plan
- Medical / Vision / Dental (if eligible)