Attending Physician - Hospitalist - Critical Care

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA4.1

Req ID: 15270

Shift: Any

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

The physician who evaluates, treats, manages sick/well patients, documents medical findings in EPIC, provides support to patients, families and colleagues, collaborates with office administration and nursing staff. Board Certified / Board Eligible Pediatrician to work in a pediatric critical care unit. Will see patients from birth to 18 years old. Will diagnose and treat various conditions. Order labs, testing, as appropriate. Be familiar with an electronic medical record. Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, legal, regulatory and clinical standards and requirements including (but not limited to): HIPPA, OSHA, Joint Commission, DOH and CLIA. May represent CHOP with external organizations, professional associations upon request. Physician will not be the attending of record, working in the capacity of Hospital-based Physician in the unit.

Job Responsibilities

Direct Clinical Activities
  • Provide direct patient care to a panel of patients in critical care.
  • May work with clinical providers including resident physicians and nurse practitioners and provide performance feedback in all aspects of clinical functions.
  • Supervise and ensure high quality of all clinical care services provided in the practice.
  • Continually review current pediatric standards of care and work with leadership team to implement new processes as needed. Respond to clinical alerts and updates from public health officials and others.

Educational Activities (if indicated)
  • May provide support and leadership for resident/medical student education curriculum and program implementation.

Research Activities (if indicated)
  • May participate in and/or oversee research activities, as needed, at the practice and provide feedback and consultation for studies as they progress. Delegate operational functions to other support staff as needed to accomplish the research goals and objectives.

Administrative Activities (if indicated)
  • May assist with management
    • Evaluate and effectively manage patient access, patient flow, quality improvement, staff performance, effective work teams.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of departmental standards, policies, guidelines and protocols.

Other Duties As Assigned.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

PA Medical License (active)

Current DEA License

Board Certified in subspecialty

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Graduate of a GMEC-accredited Medical School and Pediatric Residency (and/or Fellowship as indicated) Program. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO).

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Working knowledge of hospital policies, practices and protocols as well as applicable regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of computer systems and applications.
  • Skills in exercising initiative, judgment, problem solving, decision-making.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public.
  • Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and electronic).

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
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