The position is primarily a clinical position related to the diagnosis, treatment and clinical management of pediatric patients in a multidisciplinary environment that includes physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, clinical scientists and social workers. The position offers exposure to a mix of general and high acuity pediatric patients. The position also includes teaching and supervision of medical residents and provides opportunities to participate in research and publishing.
Job Specific Duties
Applies knowledge of growth and development in customer interactions and treatment.
Coordinates and/or develops and delivers monthly inservices to meet staff and resident development needs.
Coordinates follow-up of tests, lab studies, and patient follow-up phone calls.
Directly provides clinical services to patients including, but not limited to: performing and recording history and physical examinations, recording and interpreting pertinent patient data, developing and documenting a treatment plan, writing routine orders for appropriate laboratory studies, x-rays and consultations, performing patient/parent teaching, assisting with patient follow-up, performing appropriate screenings, administering medications as required, ordering and/or performing therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as indicated by patient findings.
Makes suggestions to Department Director and/or attending staff that may be beneficial to the improvement of the department.
Participates in Performance Improvement, Research and Publishing.
Participates in teaching of and is role model to medical students and residents.
Participates in the call schedule as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) from an accredited medical school
Current state medical license and in good standing with medical board
American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Exceptional clinical, research and teaching skills and have a commitment to academic pediatrics.
Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families and co-workers.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.
Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
Ability to interpret, adapt and react calmly under stressful conditions.
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.