Licenses or special skills: Pediatric Residency program from a certified ACGME program
Schedule: Part time or full time and will include days, nights and weekends.
Report to: NICU Medical Director
Overview: Hospitalists at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital are employed to provide newborn care at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), labor and delivery unit, and postpartum wards. The current search seeks NICU hospitalists.
Environment: Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a Harvard-affiliated academic center that supports research and education of trainees in many disciplines, including medicine and nursing. The BWH NICU is a 66 bed state-of-the-art Level 3 NICU, providing the most advanced newborn care and working closely with BWH Obstetrical and Maternal Fetal Medicine colleagues and Boston Children’s Hospital Antenatal Fetal Care Center in providing collaborative care of especially high-risk mothers and babies. The annual birth rate at BWH is ~6500; many of these babies are born to pregnancies classified as high risk.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must be Board-eligible or Board-certified in Pediatrics and/or Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Also required is an established track record in academic pediatrics and/or strong commitment to effective work in support of an academic pediatric mission. Each Hospitalist is required to have a current Massachusetts Medical License, DEA Certificate and Massachusetts Controlled Substances Certificate for approval of her/his newborn medicine privileges by the BWH Medical Staff Credentials Committee. Hospitalists are also responsible for completion of the minimum amount of Continuing Medical Education credits required for periodic re-privileging approval.
Responsibilities: Hospitalists are responsible for coverage of assigned patients on their clinical rotations, as listed in the departmental schedule, caring for infants in the NICU and Delivery Room, as well as completing relevant clinical documentation, billing and coding.
Hospitalists will collaborate with the nursing staff and other multidisciplinary members of the NICU team in coordinating patient care. In addition, they may be asked to assist in supervision and teaching of residents and students assigned to their areas. Hospitalists will report to the NICU Medical Director and, on clinical rotations, NICU Hospitalists will work under the supervision of the assigned attending Neonatologist.
For Further Information, please contact:
Ms. Loretta Goudy: email@example.com and Dr. Linda Van Marter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 8077
About Brigham and Women's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital is seeking a NICU Hospitalist in the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine