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Heart Center Hospitalist-CACU

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




Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is seeking a pediatric hospitalist to work in the Children’s Heart Center as a frontline care provider. The candidate will be assigned clinical duties in the cardiac acute care unit  at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Egleston Campus and work alongside cardiology fellows, advanced practice providers (APPs), critical care fellows, and pediatric residents providing care to patients with medical and surgical heart disease. Supervision in the cardiac acute care unit will be provided by cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons.

This is a full-time clinical position with daytime, nighttime, and weekend shift requirements. Full benefits will be provided through clinical appointment at the Emory University School of Medicine.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the largest pediatric referral center in the Southeast with the Heart Center being one of the largest and busiest in the United States performing more than 800 cardiac surgeries per year. The cardiac acute care unit is a 35-bed dedicated cardiac inpatient unit. The cardiac intensive care unit is a dedicated 27 bed unit with over 1000 admissions per year; there are plans to expand to 32 beds within the next 6 months.


  • Applicable medical degree



  1. Board certified or board eligible in general pediatrics
  2. Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of AtlantaProfessional Staff.
  3. PALS certification is required.


  • No minimum experience required


  • Experience in respective clinical area


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


  • 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


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.


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.


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