Seeking a Medical Director that is Looking For a Balance Between Clinical & Teaching Opportunities
To Contribute and Participate in the development of a new practice
Offering A Substantial Sign-On Bonus
Seeking an experienced & dynamic Pediatric Hospitalist interested in caring for the newborn nursery as well as cover our inpatient pediatric floor, and available for consults in the emergency room to be the Medical Director. This physician will lead the pediatric hospitalist group at St. Luke. The physician leader would also oversee all clinical aspects of the program including quality, patient experience, policies & procedures, safety and coverage. Experience as a Medical Director preferred, will consider strong leadership background
The pediatric hospital service is the primary inpatient pediatric service covering the 14 bed pediatric unit with child life services.
Hospitalists will work closely with the emergency department and primary care physicians, providing consults and collaborating with the ED and other pediatric care providers to build policies and procedures in order to create excellent pediatric care across the care continuum.
With about 2000 deliveries a year, the pediatric hospitalist service covers approximately 20% of newborn nursery babies. Neonatologists are available in-house for consults and will assist with procedures and emergencies. The Pediatric hospitalist service does not attend deliveries.
Pediatric sub-specialties are available by consult from the tertiary center in a nearby city. Telemedicine capabilities are also available.
New state-of-the-art hospital with single bed pediatric floor is being developed in order to combine the two local hospitals in the community. Scheduled to be completed by 2022.
Faxton St. Luke's is within a 30 minute drive from the Adirondack Park, the largest park in the lower contiguous states. Called the “Great Experiment in conservationism”, the Adirondack Park is comprised of 6.1 million acres. Its permanent residents and visitors have access to thousands of lakes, thousands of miles of rivers, thousands of miles of hiking and biking trails, world class ski centers, picturesque mountain towns, and more. The city of Utica also provides many unique opportunities, including the Utica Zoo, the Stanley Theater, Utica Comets, the Boilermaker road race, 900 acres of city parks, golf courses, and 6 colleges.
Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.
*Our benefits include:
Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
401(k) with annual matching program
Advanced and continuing medical education
Leadership training and advancement opportunities
Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
Professional liability insurance
Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing
*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.
With a 35+ year record of success, MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner. As part of our national medical group, we give you the tools you need to build the career you want, and the flexibility to adapt as your personal needs and professional interests change. We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care. MEDNAX Ranks on Forbes Most Innovative Growth Companies MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Internal Number: 103643903
About Pediatrix Medical Group
Pediatrix Medical Group offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health (choice of two PPO options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance; 401(k); annual CME/CNE allowance; relocation assistance; employee stock purchase plan; stability in an organization with more than 35 years of health care industry experience; opportunities to participate in clinical quality improvement initiatives and clinical research; professional liability insurance; and assistance with mandatory hospital credentialing and state licensing, and reimbursement of associated fees. To view a complete listing of all opportunities or for more information on Pediatrix, please visit mednax.com/careers.