Pediatric Hospitalist-DePaul | At SSM Health, we exist solely to heal our communities

Bridgeton, MO

full-time
Inpatient

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Physician shall provide pediatric services to patients at designated hospital(s) or at other Program Sites as determined by the Program Director. Physician will be responsible for complying with all of designated hospital bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures and any such bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of any Program Site at which Physician performs services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Patient/Family Education

Responsible for providing patient/family education and counseling as needed.

Hospital Inpatient/Outpatient Clinical Duties.

Responsible for admission, management, and discharge of pediatric patients in conjunction with attending physicians as appropriate

Evaluates patients and performs procedures as deemed appropriate by the Glennon Care Pediatrics Medical Director

Responds to requests from facility's Emergency Department for patient evaluation and treatment

Attends high risk deliveries in the Program Site labor and delivery room

Attends normal deliveries, if requested, in the Program Site labor and delivery room except when acuity of patient elsewhere in house or in emergency dictates otherwise

Be available at all times during scheduled shifts to provide care to neonates in the nursery as necessary to consult with the neonatologist as appropriate

Responds to requests for pediatric consults from other departments

Collaborates with advance practice nurse (APN) as needed

Collaborates with members of the Program team to ensure continuity, appropriateness, and timeliness of care to patients in Program settings

Quality

Ensures ongoing quality improvement programs at each Program Site consistent with applicable quality programs

Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Pediatric Protocols

Other Duties.

Physician shall perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Glennon Care Pediatrics Medical Director, or her/his designee

Behavioral Standards.


Posted November 3, 2021