LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, Pa
WORK SCHEDULE: 7 24-hour shifts on/7 24-hour shifts off; call at home after normal hours worked
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Hospitalist to join our team of Geisinger providers in our Northeast campus which is expanding our services to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.
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).
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.
· 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.
For more information contact Rudy Carbaugh, MD c/o Betsy Kelchner, Talent Management at Geisinger email@example.com
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Internal Number: 65773
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