Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician - Central California - H1 Visa Accepted

Central, CA

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine Job Number: 28485

Job Description

  • The Emergency Department provides emergency pediatric and trauma care to infants, children, and adolescents (up to 21 years of age). We operate a 39-bed Level II Pediatric Trauma Center that sees about 120,000 patient visits annually. More than two-thirds of the Hospital’s patients are admitted through the Emergency Department. 
  • The Emergency Department is staffed by board-certified pediatric emergency physicians. In addition to their years of experience in providing pediatric emergency care, our emergency specialists have undergone a minimum of three years of general pediatric training plus an additional two to three years of fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine.
  • Level II Pediatric Trauma Center equipped to manage acute traumatic injuries directly from the field
  • Rapid triage and rooming of patients by the Patient Floor Coordinator
  • Team Triage: an area for rapid Medical Screening and patient discharge with an average daily Door-to-Doctor time of 40 minutes
Conditions Treated:
  • Acute traumatic injuries
  • Asthma (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Cancer (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Critical illnesses
  • Hemophilia (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Infectious conditions such as:
    • Acute gastroenteritis
    • Croup
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Colds
  • Leukemia (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Seizures
  • Sickle cell disease (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Sports related injuries
  • Urgent care
Services Offered:
  • Trauma and Critical Care services
  • Emergency pediatric medicine
  • Radiology and Medical Imaging available 24/7 for emergency care, including imaging services such as MRI scans and X-rays
  • Rapid medical screening and evaluation
Multidisciplinary Services:
  • Direct access to pediatric subspecialists either through consultation in the Emergency Department or referrals for follow-up care
  • Trauma and surgical services provided for illnesses and injuries requiring surgery and trauma care
  • Air and ground medical transport provided for complex critically ill children
  • Fresno, located in California's Central Valley, has several attributes that make it a good place to live:
  • Affordable Cost of Living: The cost of living in Fresno is lower than many other cities in California, making it an affordable place to live. Housing, food, and transportation are all reasonably priced, making it an attractive option for those looking to save money.
  • Pleasant Weather: Fresno has a Mediterranean climate, with warm, dry summers and mild winters. This weather allows for year-round outdoor activities and a comfortable lifestyle.
  • Access to Nature: Fresno is located in close proximity to several national parks, including Yosemite National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, and Sequoia National Park. These parks provide easy access to hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.
  • Cultural Diversity: Fresno is a diverse city with a rich cultural heritage. The city hosts several cultural events throughout the year, including the annual Fresno Greek Festival and the Clovis Rodeo.
  • Growing Economy: Fresno's economy is growing, with a focus on agriculture, healthcare, and education. The city is home to several universities, including California State University, Fresno, and Fresno Pacific University.
  • Family-friendly: Fresno is a family-friendly city, with several parks, playgrounds, and community centers that offer activities for children and families. The city also has a good school system, making it an attractive option for families with children.

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