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Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionOutstanding Opportunity for Fellowship-Trained Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician in Miami
Nicklaus Children's Hospital, a 307-bed freestanding children's hospital and ACS-verified Level 1 pediatric trauma center, and Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, the physician multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System, have exceptional opportunities for a BC/BE fellowship-trained pediatric emergency medicine physician to join one of the busiest emergency departments in the United States.
The 65-room Emergency Department at Nicklaus Children's Hospital was visited over 90,000 times in 2019, and, with our current volumes, we are projected to exceed this total in the next 12 months. The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the emergency department are the focal points for high acuity pediatric care in Southern Florida. The Division is multi-faceted and is focused on developing the next generation of physicians with the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship program and residents and medical students who rotate through the service. Voluntary academic appointments are available through an affiliation with Florida International University (FIU).
The current team is comprised of more than 25 board-certified and fellowship-trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians, 12 pediatricians and 8 advanced practice providers, with pediatric specialists and subspecialists on call, 24 hours a day. Emergency Department shifts vary from 7-10 hours based upon the time of year and coverage of 3-8 physicians per shift, depending on the time of day. The entire Emergency Department staff are dedicated to maximizing the patient experience through continuous process improvements.
Founded in 1950, the rebranded Nicklaus Children's Hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and has numerous subspecialty programs that are ranked among the best in the nation. It is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern U.S. Our organization consistently appears on employer award lists such as Fortune magazine's "Best Workplaces In Health Care," Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" and People magazine's "50 Companies That Care." Join a phenomenal team that brings lifelong health and hope to children and their families through innovative and compassionate care.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is located in Miami, Florida, and offers all of the advantages of a tropical, diverse, metropolitan community. Enjoy abundant sunshine and warm weather year-round with easy access to beaches, golf courses, two international airports and sporting events.

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

Qualified candidates please contact:
Joyce Berger, Physician Recruiter
or 786-624-3510

Robert G. Flood, MD
Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Job Summary
The position is primarily a clinical position related to the diagnosis, treatment and clinical management of pediatric patients in a multidisciplinary environment that includes physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, clinical scientists and social workers. The position offers exposure to a mix of general and high acuity pediatric patients. The position also includes teaching and supervision of medical residents and provides opportunities to participate in research and publishing.
Job Specific Duties

  • Applies knowledge of growth and development in customer interactions and treatment.
  • Continues to actively self-educate (i.e., reading journals, CME credits, NCH conferences, etc.).
  • Coordinates and/or develops and delivers monthly inservices to meet staff and resident development needs.
  • Coordinates follow-up of tests, lab studies, and patient follow-up phone calls.
  • Directly provides clinical services to patients including, but not limited to: performing and recording history and physical examinations, recording and interpreting pertinent patient data, developing and documenting a treatment plan, writing routine orders for appropriate laboratory studies, x-rays and consultations, performing patient/parent teaching, assisting with patient follow-up, performing appropriate screenings, administering medications as required, ordering and/or performing therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as indicated by patient findings.
  • Makes suggestions to Department Director and/or attending staff that may be beneficial to the improvement of the department.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement, Research and Publishing.
  • Participates in teaching of and is role model to medical students and residents.
  • Participates in the call schedule as assigned.
    Qualifications Minimum Job Requirements

    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) from an accredited medical school -
    • Current state medical license and in good standing with medical board
    • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Exceptional clinical, research and teaching skills and have a commitment to academic pediatrics.
      • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families and co-workers.
      • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
      • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.
      • Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
      • Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
      • Ability to interpret, adapt and react calmly under stressful conditions.

        Job : Physician

        Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

        Department : NCPS-EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIANS-3100-451670

        Job Status
        :Full Time

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami , PHYSICIAN/ATTENDING - PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE (PEM FELLOWSHIP TRAINED) - MIAMI, FL, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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