Pediatrics Hospitalist

Medical Science Bethesda , MD 20813

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

Duties & Responsibilities

We are currently searching for a Pediatrics Hospitalist to support the National Institutes of Health. This position is full-time and it is onsite at NIH in Bethesda, MD

  • Provide expertise and clinical care oversight for pediatric patients admitted to an observation unit

  • Serve as an advisor and provide pediatric consultation and expertise for the clinical care provided for complex pediatric patients enrolled in research protocols

  • Take the leadership role during all pediatric emergencies

  • Provide perioperative care and monitoring - for children, attending to pediatric emergencies, rapid response calls and Code Blue events;

  • Assist in the stabilization of children with acute events while alternative care opportunities or transfer to a partner institution are arranged;

  • Collaborate with hospital staff to oversee the monitored bed unit within the Pediatric 1NW Unit;

  • Perform and document patient's physical assessment and history;

  • Analyze trends in patient conditions;

  • Develop a patient management plan in response to the data obtained;

  • Communicate and collaborate with the multidisciplinary research team to ensure that patient management strategies are successful in meeting patients' research

Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited medical school

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics

  • Licensed in a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia, with board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics.

  • Complete a minimum of four years of residency training in Pediatric OR equivalent experience and training in an ACGME-accredited residency program (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)

  • A fellowship in Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine is desirable but not required.

  • Candidates must provide necessary documents and references in order to be credentialed in the medical staff and to obtain clinical privileges in the Clinical Center.

Other requirements

  • Tour of duty can be for 12 or 24 h shifts during weekdays or nights and weekends.

  • Ensure compliance with all hospital policies and requirements established by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

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Pediatrics Hospitalist

Medical Science