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Pediatric Institute: Heart Center Hospitalist

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  63966

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is seeking a cardiac hospitalist to work in our cardiac intensive care unit as a front line provider. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the largest pediatric referral center in the Southeast with the pediatric cardiac program being one of the largest in the United States with more than 800 cardiac surgeries performed each year.

The cardiac ICU is a dedicated 27 bed unit with over 1000 admissions per year and has an associated 32 bed cardiac step-down unit. There are plans to expand the cardiac ICU to 34 bed within the next 18 months and are seeking well qualified candidates to fill a role as a CICU hospitalist.

A CICU hospitalist will serve as a front line provider within the cardiac intensive care unit and will work under the supervision of the CICU faculty. They will work alongside the Cardiology fellow, Critical Care fellow, and the Advance Practice Providers in the day to day management of the patients and will collaborate with other cardiac sub-specialists and the cardiovascular surgical team.

EDUCATION

  • Applicable medical degree

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Board certified 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 respective clinical area

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families
  • Ability to communicate effectively as a team member
  • Organization and time management
  • Adaptability
  • Motivation and initiative

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Provides patient care within the clinical area
  • Complies with Children’s Professional Staff Bylaws, rules regulations, and policies and procedures
  • Incorporates Quality Improvement and current practice evidence-based medicine into practice
  • Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner
  • Completes necessary documentation an ensures communication to facilitate patient care and
     appropriate reimbursement
  • Participates in meeting and activities as required to support operation of the clinical area
  • Participates in activities that enhance professional development and maintaining appropriate certification
  • 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*

Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
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 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

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:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Physician/PhD - Physician/PhD


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Hospitalist, Cardiac, Medical, Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare