Job ID: 289191206  |  Last Updated: 4/10/2018


Sumter Family Health Center
Sumter, SC
Applicant Contact
Lisa Tisdale
(803) 774-4980
(803) 774-4995

Job Description


Join our growing practice in our mission to improve our community's health and well-being! Sumter Family Health Center is a primary care and multi-specialty Community Health Center located in the sunny midlands of South Carolina.

Sumter is a medium-sized city with mild winters and lots of southern hospitality! Sumter is in close proximity to beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and other attractions. It is a short drive to access larger cities, such as Columbia, Charleston and Charlotte, or to take easy weekend trips to Savannah, Asheville, Gatlinburg or Atlanta!

The Pediatrician provides outpatient medical care to patients, including examinations and evaluations, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, consultations, and health education to children of all ages and their caregivers within the scope of pediatrics.

Responsibilities also include clinical supervision and precepting of Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants. Assumes an active role in Provider meetings, Continuous Process Improvement activities, and other team-building activities. Minimal rotating after-hours phone call.

Sumter Family Health Center utilizes an electronic medical record with interfaced lab results, as well as e-prescribe. Onsite discount pharmacy convenient to patients.

Graduate of a four (4) year accredited medical school (M.D. or D.O), and successful completion of a Pediatric Residency. Board Certification with the American Board of Pediatrics. Licensure with the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Medical Examiners.

Competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurances, 401(k), paid time off, holidays, CME allowance, and CME paid days. Weekday/dayshift schedule. Eligibility to apply for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment. Eligible for NHSC Scholars Programs. FTCA Malpractice Insurance Coverage.

Employer Profile

Sumter Family Health Center (SFHC) is a private, nonprofit Community Health Center serving over 14,000 patients in Sumter County, South Carolina and the surrounding communities.

Since becoming a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 2003, SFHC has dedicated itself to building a healthy community and improving the individual health, well-being and quality of life for the citizens of Sumter County and its neighbors.

Providing comprehensive primary health services for all ages is a priority for SFHC. Services include family practice, pediatrics, adolescents, womens health, and behavioral health services. Sumter Family Health Center's satellite sites include Carolina Women's Specialists and Pinewood Health Center.

SFHC provides quality primary care services without regard for a patient's ability to pay and serves as a community resource for eliminating health disparities.

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