Due to growth, Pottstown Hospital is seeking a fourth pediatric hospitalist to join our team full-time!:
Rounding on all newborns in the level 1 Nursery/Special Care Nursery, about 500 deliveries per year, caring for newborns 35 weeks and up
Coverage for deliveries of newborns including all c-sections and any other high risk delivery when requested by OB
Stabilization of any newborn requiring transfer to the NICU (Neonatologist available for emergent consultation about 30 minutes away)
Pediatric consultation coverage in the Emergency Department which sees about 8000 pediatric patients annually
Opportunity to spend a portion of your time in the affiliated outpatient office, if desired
Group of collegial and well-trained Pediatricians throughout the community A comprehensive benefits package which includes an excellent base salary plus incentive, malpractice, health, life, dental, disability, and a retirement program
Strong growth potential
Position Requirements Experience: Experience: The ideal candidate is BC/BE in pediatrics; recent pediatric hospitalist experience with recent delivery room experience. REQUIRED; current skills in spinal taps, arterial punctures, intubation, umbilical line placement and resuscitation; PALS and NRP certification required as well as active Pennsylvania physician license and DEA. *Would need to live within 30 minutes of the hospital for call purposes
Schedule: In house: 7a-4p On call (from home): 4p-7a Call rotation: 1:4 weekends (Friday-Sunday), 1 static day per week (i.e. every Monday) *When on service for the weekend, you would come in only to round in the morning, the remainder of the day/night is call from home
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: PedsHosp_Pottstown
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