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Charleston, South Carolina
Albany, New York
Huntington, West Virginia
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 226116
Seeking Breakthrough Makers
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.
At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career.
CHOP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children.
We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply.
About the PICU
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a multidisciplinary unit that provides care for infants, children, and adolescents who become critically ill or injured.
The many physicians, nurses, and allied medical care professionals who work in the PICU have the knowledge, skill, and judgment to quickly assess and treat children so they can achieve the best outcomes possible from critical illness or injury. Equipped with advanced technology, our multidisciplinary team improves survival, speeds recovery, minimizes disability, and relieves pain and suffering in a caring and respectful manner.
The PICU at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is currently seeking a full-time hospitalist to act as a front-line clinician under the guidance of a PICU attending physician. This individual will care for patients with a wide range of disease processes and acuity levels being treated.
The role will also include off-shift responsibilities that may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, legal, regulatory, and clinical standards and requirements including (but not limited to): HIPAA, OSHA, Joint Commission, DOH, and CLIA. May represent CHOP with external organizations, and professional associations upon request.
Of note: This job title may be used interchangeably with the title “House Physician” in other documents throughout the enterprise.
What you will do as a Hospitalist
Direct Clinical Activities
Provide direct patient care in an inpatient setting, working under the supervision of a sub-specialty attending physician.
Assess and address the daily care needs and execute the care plan for patients admitted to the inpatient unit.
Work on documentation of daily care plans
Responsible for discharge planning needs and care coordination prior to discharge
Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.
Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions.
Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes.
Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
May assist with the management of the Hospital:
Evaluate and effectively manage patient access, patient flow, quality improvement, staff performance, and effective work teams.
Participate in the development and implementation of departmental standards, policies, guidelines and protocols.
Additional Technical Requirements
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