About this position:
Coverage of Level I nursery primarily driven for our new Certified Nurse Midwife practice which has back up from Obstetrics.
Coverage for deliveries as needed to include coverage for c-sections. Care will be for low risk deliveries of well infants 35 weeks and above with transfer of sick infants to our NICU 20 minutes, away. Circumcisions are provided by the Pediatric Hospitalists.
The successful candidate will provide coverage for inpatient/observation admissions, emergency room consults, and coverage of Level 1 Nursery.
Schedule will be an aggregate of seven days on and seven days off with after- hours coverage by beeper call at home (30 minute availability).
Care of community based pediatric patients based on a mixed population med/surgical unit. Most admissions will be from community physicians as well as referrals from the emergency department • Emergency room consults are usually handled by telephone or direct admission.
Will provide consults for other services on admitted pediatric patients.
Provides preoperative clearance for podiatry patients requiring surgical services.
Provides care of adolescent psychiatry patients awaiting mental health placement.