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Working As A Physician-Pediatrician

  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Unpleasant/Hazardous Environment

  • Stressful

  • Make Decisions

  • $135,674

    Average Salary

What Does A Physician-Pediatrician Do At Quad/Graphics

* Provides comprehensive clinical patient care through interviewing, examining and treating associates and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs.
* Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required
* Records history and physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition, with documentation in the medical record
* Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent.
* Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, wellness ,medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications
* Performs physical and interpretive examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
* Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs
* Demonstrate knowledge, of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served.
* Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence based care and best clinical practice
* Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention
* Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families
* Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
* May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
* Refers to appropriate specialists outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner
* Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home , Consulting and collaborating with the other team members as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
* Refers patients to and utilizes unique internal associate benefits and resources to maximize health outcomes
* Demonstrates exceptional and effective collaborative partnership and communication style with both patients and staff
* Actively engages in quality improvement, leadership and compliance
* Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed.
* Advocate for clinical quality improvement in the HWC
* Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients, QuadMed, and clients.
* Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations
* Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text.
* While complying with QuadMed policy and practices
* Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise
* Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards
* Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency

What Does A Physician-Pediatrician Do At Executive Staff Recruiters

* Providing care from birth to early adulthood, pediatricians are concerned with the health of infants, children, and teenagers.
* Specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of ailments specific to young people and track patients growth to adulthood.
* Work with different health care workers, such as nurses and other physicians, to assess and treat children with various ailments, such as muscular dystrophy.
* Involves treating day-to-day illnesses that are common to children"minor injuries, infectious diseases, and immunizations"much as a general practitioner treats adults.
* Possibly specializing in serious medical conditions and pediatric surgery, treating autoimmune disorders or serious chronic ailments

What Does A Physician-Pediatrician Do At STG International Inc.

* Serves as the on-site medical authority within the scope of services provided by IHSC.
* Clinical supervisory authority over mid-level providers as well as the nursing staff and
* pharmacy.
* Responsible for developing and coordinating all aspects of healthcare delivery at his/her
* assigned facility.
* Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of Practice and performs functions in
* accordance with current accepted practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted
* privileges
* Provides age appropriate screening, treatment, and patient instruction pertinent to the
* discipline and facility setting for acute and chronic conditions.
* Assures appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic tests and services are available, utilized and
* monitored.
* Acts as initial reviewer for all outside referrals/consults to specialty services not offered at
* the local facility.
* Conducts daily rounds on patients in the Medical Housing Unit.
* May be expected to respond to and or coordinate response to medical emergencies.
* Seeks guidance from the IHSC Medical Director, Associate Medical Director, Regional
* Clinical Directors or other IHSC senior leadership as appropriate.
* Serves as chairperson of local performance improvement and pharmacy and therapeutics
* committee.
* Performs record keeping functions in accordance with program policies and position.
* Maintains functional proficiency and ease of use utilizing electronic health records as
* required by, and appropriate to, position.
* Completes and passes all discipline specific competencies testing, initially and annually.
* Completes all initial, annual and ad hoc training as required/assigned..
* Maintains patient confidentiality, and confidentiality of medical records, in compliance with
* the Privacy Act and HIPAA regulations in all work activities.
* Adheres to, and maintains awareness of, IHSC Policies, Procedures, Directives, Operational
* Memoranda and accreditation standards as prescribed by ICE/IHSC.
* Adheres to, and participates in, IHSC’s Safety, Prevention, Infection and Control, Quality
* Improvement, Patient Education and other programs and collateral duties as appropriate to
* position.
* Attends and participates in general/medical staff meetings.
* Other duties as assigned.
* Required Skills

What Does A Physician-Pediatrician Do At Comphealth

3, 20-30 patients per dayNo weekend clinic hoursVery competitive salary and benefits package to be discussed directly with candidateSign-on bonusRelocationPositions open nationwideSpecialty-specific recruiting teamsResources for CV writing and acing your interviewHelp with licensing and credentialingAll at no cost to

What Does A Physician-Pediatrician Do At K.A. Recruiting, Inc.

Full time position, working in a hospital based service Pediatric Office locations close to the Hospital The hospital offers a competitive salary & benefits package, strong nursing, social work and support staff Board Certified 2+ years

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How To Become A Physician-Pediatrician

Physicians and surgeons have demanding education and training requirements. Almost all physicians complete at least 4 years of undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school, and, depending on their specialty, 3 to 7 years in internship and residency programs.


Most applicants to medical school have at least a bachelor's degree, and many have advanced degrees. Although no specific major is required, all students must complete undergraduate work in biology, chemistry, physics, math, and English. Students also take courses in the humanities and social sciences. In addition, some students volunteer at local hospitals or clinics to gain experience in a healthcare setting.

Medical schools are highly competitive. Most applicants must submit transcripts, scores from the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), and letters of recommendation. Schools also consider an applicant’s personality, leadership qualities, and participation in extracurricular activities. Most schools require applicants to interview with members of the admissions committee.

A few medical schools offer combined undergraduate and medical school programs that last 6 or 7 years.

Students spend most of the first 2 years of medical school in laboratories and classrooms, taking courses such as anatomy, biochemistry, pharmacology, psychology, medical ethics, and the laws governing medicine. They also gain practical skills, learning to take medical histories, examine patients, and diagnose illnesses.

During their last 2 years, medical students work with patients under the supervision of experienced physicians in hospitals and clinics. Through rotations in internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery, they gain experience in diagnosing and treating illnesses in a variety of areas.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Physicians and surgeons need to be excellent communicators. They must be able to communicate effectively with their patients and other healthcare support staff.

Compassion. Physicians and surgeons deal with patients who are sick or injured and may be in extreme pain or distress. Physicians and surgeons must be able to treat patients and their families with compassion and understanding.

Detail oriented. Physicians and surgeons must ensure that patients are receiving appropriate treatment and medications. They must also monitor and record various pieces of information related to patient care.

Dexterity. Physicians and surgeons must be good at working with their hands. They may work with very precise and sometimes sharp tools, and mistakes can have serious consequences.

Leadership skills. Physicians who work in their own practice need to be effective leaders. They must be able to manage a staff of other professionals to run their practice.

Organizational skills. Some physicians own their own practice. Strong organizational skills, including good recordkeeping, are critical in both medical and business settings.

Patience. Physicians and surgeons may work for long periods with patients who need special attention. Persons who fear medical treatment may require more patience.

Physical stamina. Physicians and surgeons should be comfortable performing physical tasks, such as lifting or turning disabled patients. Surgeons may spend a great deal of time bending over patients during surgery.

Problem-solving skills. Physicians and surgeons need to evaluate patients’ symptoms and administer the appropriate treatments. They need to do this quickly if a patient’s life is threatened.


After medical school, almost all graduates enter a residency program in their specialty of interest. A residency usually takes place in a hospital and varies in duration, generally lasting from 3 to 7 years, depending on the specialty.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

All states require physicians and surgeons to be licensed; requirements vary by state. To qualify for a license, candidates must graduate from an accredited medical school and complete residency training in their specialty.

All physicians and surgeons also must pass a standardized national licensure exam. M.D.s take the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). D.O.s take the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA). For specific state information about licensing, contact your state’s medical board. 

Certification is not required for physicians and surgeons; however, it may increase their employment opportunities. M.D.s and D.O.s seeking board certification in a specialty may spend up to 7 years in residency training; the length of time varies with the specialty. To become board certified, candidates must complete a residency program and pass a specialty certification exam from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).

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Physician-Pediatrician Demographics


  • Female

  • Male



  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • French

  • Spanish



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Real Physician-Pediatrician Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Staff Physician/Pediatrician St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memphis, TN Sep 01, 2015 $256,472
Physician/Critical Care Pediatrician RGV Pediatric Critical Care, P.A. Edinburg, TX Nov 07, 2016 $230,000
Physician-Pediatrician Family Healthcare Network Woodlake, CA Jul 15, 2016 $198,000
Physician-Pediatrician Family Healthcare Network Visalia, CA Apr 29, 2016 $194,000
Physician Pediatrician Public Hospital District No. 1 of Mason County Shelton, WA Jul 01, 2015 $190,000
Physician Pediatrician (Pediatric Critical Care) University Pediatricians Detroit, MI Jan 07, 2016 $190,000
Physician Pediatrician (Cardiology) University Pediatricians Detroit, MI Jul 01, 2015 $190,000
Physician-Pediatrician East Texas Border Health Clinic Texarkana, TX Aug 15, 2016 $190,000
Physician-Pediatrician Town of Massena D/B/A Massena Memorial Hospital Massena, NY Aug 08, 2016 $188,011
Physician-Pediatrician Clinica Sierra Vista Bakersfield, CA Nov 22, 2016 $185,058
Physician Pediatrician Community Medical Centers, Inc. Stockton, CA Jan 07, 2016 $185,000
Physician Pediatrician Community Medical Centers, Inc. Tracy, CA Jan 07, 2016 $185,000
Physician Pediatrician Community Medical Centers, Inc. Lodi, CA Jan 07, 2016 $185,000
Physician/Pediatrician Crusaders Central Clinic Association Rockford, IL Jan 07, 2016 $177,819
Physician-Pediatrician Centracare Clinic Saint Cloud, MN Jan 10, 2016 $175,000
Clinical Physician/Pediatrician Indiana Health Centers, Inc. Kokomo, IN Jan 22, 2015 $175,000
Physician Pediatrician Heart & Vascular Institute, PLLC Detroit, MI Mar 19, 2015 $175,000
Physician-Pediatrician Clinica Sierra Vista Bakersfield, CA Dec 21, 2015 $175,000
Physician Pediatrician Sparrow Ionia Hospital Portland, MI Jun 18, 2016 $173,077 -
Physician-Pediatrician Clinica Sierra Vista Fresno, CA Jul 27, 2015 $170,000 -
Attending Physician-Pediatrician The Brooklyn Hospital Center New York, NY Jul 03, 2016 $168,522
Physician-Pediatrician Clinicas Del Camino Real, Inc. Oxnard, CA Jul 30, 2015 $158,746
Physician Pediatrician University Pediatricians Detroit, MI Jul 01, 2015 $157,402
Physician Pediatrician (Cardiology) University Pediatricians Detroit, MI May 01, 2015 $156,874

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Top Skills for A Physician-Pediatrician


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Top Physician-Pediatrician Skills

  1. Fetalecho
  2. Prof PH
  3. Infant
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Served as an advocate for physicians and nursing staff to secure adequate staffing coverage to meet patient demand.
  • Assisted in the training of residents at a University hospital over a three year period.

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