Per Diem Pediatric Hospitalist Position in New Jersey

Trenton, New Jersey 08638 | Permanent

Job ID: 16779 Specialty: Pediatrics - Hospitalist

BC Pediatric Hospitalist per diem  Position in New Jersey

Peds -ED Experience is Preferred

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  A  two hospital health system with pediatric services maintained predominately at one location, in Pennington, New Jersey. The other campus, has pediatric services only for emergencies in the ER and for trauma cases.

One facility has a Pediatric Emergency Room that will be staffed for 16 hr a day by a Pediatric Emergency Physician. The 24/7 pediatric hospitalist will be responsible for the general pediatric inpatient unit, the well baby nursery, and ER medical consults at the other Medical Center.

In addition they may be consulted by the Trauma Team at the Regional  Center for medical management of a pediatric trauma until such time that a transfer can be arranged. The responsibilities include but are not limited to daily rounds on the inpatient unit, well baby nursery, management of the first respond team for all pediatric emergencies excluding the neonatal intensive care unit.

The hospitalists do not cover deliveries however, as these are managed by an in house neonatologist at all times.  Overnight responsibilities include management of acute issues on the pediatric inpatient unit & well baby nursery, management of the pediatric resuscitative team on the inpatient and ED units, general inpatient pediatric admissions, and medical consults as requested by the Adult Emergency Physician during the period of time that the Pediatric ER is not staffed by a Pediatric Emergency Physician. During these hours all pediatric patients will be assessed by the Adult Emergency physician with a consult to the pediatric hospitalist.

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