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Allergist/Immunologist

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Center for Advanced Pediatrics 
Requisition #:  67685

 

JOB SUMMARY

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is actively seeking a Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Physician to join our team.  In this position, you will provide comprehensive patient care to children and their families with a wide spectrum of pediatric allergic and immunologic disorders. In addition, you will provide bedside teaching for medical students, pediatric residents, and allergy/immunology fellows. Interest and experience in managing complex immunological conditions is essential for this position. You will be joining a collegial team of 5 Emory University faculty pediatric allergist-immunologists with active research programs and teaching commitments and 2 APPs with diverse experience, interests and strengths who share a common goal of treating children with all forms of  allergic and immunologic disorders.  The pediatric allergy/immunology section reports to Dr. Arlene Stecenko, the Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy/Immunology, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sleep (PACS) within the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University. Adjunct to full faculty appointment is available at Emory, providing access to full academic resources. In addition, you will collaborate with colleagues in hematology/oncology, transplant, hospital medicine, and laboratory medicine in the management of immunological conditions. You will function as both an inpatient and outpatient consultant and primary service attending in conducting comprehensive assessments of children with allergy and immunology system disorders; synthesize a plan of care based on the needs of the child and family; and collaborate with other care providers in order to make care plans successful.
 
You will have the opportunity to collaborate effectively within an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, nutritionists, psychologists, social workers, and case managers to provide services for pediatric patients with a wide range of conditions.  Our patient population provides opportunities to treat a wide variety of pathology, including severe asthma, multiple food allergies, atopic dermatitis and/or eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders as well as patients with inherited and acquired immune deficiency. As part of one of the largest pediatric healthcare systems in the southeast, you will provide educational and support resources for patients, families, health care professionals and community agencies regarding allergic and immunology care issues. Our team serves as a regional referral center for immunology patients and evaluates all newborn screens for immunodeficiency in the state of Georgia. The Center for Advanced Pediatrics (CAP) is the clinical home for the Allergy/Immunology and Food Allergy Center (a Clinical Research Center of Distinction within the FARE Clinical Network) PACS. CAP is a state-of-the-art 260,000 square foot outpatient clinic facility that brings together over 20 pediatric specialties, clinics and programs under one roof aiming to provide a better way to treat children and teens with chronic diseases and complex care needs. Opportunities exist for teaching healthcare trainees in both clinical and didactic settings due to our partnerships with several local teaching institutions, including Emory and Morehouse Universities. 

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited, four-year medical school.
  • Graduate of an accredited, post-graduate residency program in Pediatrics.
  • Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta professional staff.

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

 

  • Board certified in Allergy/Immunology and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia.
  • Current DEA registration.
  • BLS certification is required.
  • PALS or NRP certification.

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in clinical immunology and immunodeficiency

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team member
  • Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities: 
    • Personal organization and time management
    • Human relations and teamwork
    • Personal adaptability
    • Personal motivation
    • Listening

•    Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Provides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children’s policies and procedures.
  2. Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.
  3. Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education
  4. Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner.
  5. Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patient care and appropriate reimbursement.
  6. Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.
  7. Participates in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS, PALS, or NALS and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.
  8. Performs other responsibilities as required.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Physician/PhD - Physician/PhD


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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