Participate in safe, effective and compassionate patient care under supervision, commensurate with the level of advancement and responsibility. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative to the discipline of the fellowship. Examine patients to determine presence of disease. Determine nature and extent of disease or injury, formulate plan of care. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze date and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, reassessment and discontinuation of care. Evaluate, formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Plan and coordinate discharge treatment plan. Care may include medical diagnostic, therapeutic care including management of medical emergencies which may require technical procedures. May provide consultation for staff in the Emergency Room. May provide consultation for patients in the emergency room, admitted to the hospital or in outpatient clinics.
·Safety and Continuous Improvement
Continuously assess and improve the performance of services provided. Compliance with CCHMC safety, code of conduct, integrity standards.
·Training and Education
Provide direction and leadership to medical students and residents in the treatment of patients and professional conduct. Ability to teach medical students and residents general patient management as well as specifics related to the discipline of the fellowship. Attend and participate in lectures, seminars, presentations, and conferences within the division as well as multi-disciplinary conferences. Participate in national conferences either as an official attendee or a presenter. Implement knowledge to patient care plans and procedures. Abide by the continuing education goals of the department
Participate in high level scholarly activity which may include in depth basic science research, clinical research projects and submission of a manuscript to an acceptable journal for publication
Follow CCHMC's established code of ethical behavior in decisions and actions regarding marketing, admission, transfer, and discharge. Is compliance with policies and procedures protecting patient rights for informed consent and the handling of confidential information as defined by CCHMC's mission and applicable laws and regulations. Ensure orientation, in-service training and continuing education according to CCHMC guidelines. Is compliance with all departmental policies, procedures, job descriptions and philosophy as consistent with Cincinnati Children's policies and values. Is compliance with all ACGME guidelines, procedures and policies. Is compliance with all JCAHO guidelines, procedures and policies.
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to care for infant, children, and adolescent patients. Knowledge of practice specialty, growth and development, and family centered care, pathophysiology and pharmacology. Demonstrate skill in physical assessment, diagnosis, management of illness, consultation, research, and patient/family education. Ability to lead a clinical team of clinical and research fellows, resident, and medical students. Possess expert knowledge and experience to assume medical, professional, scientific, organizational and educational responsibilities involved in the care of infants, children and adolescents.