STAFF PHYSICIAN 1 - CBDI HOSPITALIST



DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Varies

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide safe and effective medical care to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center patients. Follows care guideline and treatment protocols for infant, children and adolescent patients and to aid in their mental and physical growth and development. Participates in all department/division activities and initiatives. Maintains good standing in the department

The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), a 550 bed institution, is currently seeking full-time Staff Physician/Hospitalists for our inpatient Oncology Unit or our Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit.

Applicants are not required to be pediatric hematology/oncology trained and no oncology background is required. General pediatric trained or internal medicine-pediatrics trained physicians are welcome. Training and education for this position is provided. Hospitalists help provide supportive care to pediatric and young adult patients admitted to the inpatient units. They work in conjunction with the attending oncology or BMT physician providing the patient's day to day care and management of complex and acutely ill patients. Hospitalists work in the context of a multidisciplinary team with nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, care managers, child life, PT/OT and nursing.


Responsibilities
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The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), a 550 bed institution, is currently seeking full-time Staff Physician/Hospitalists for our inpatient Oncology Unit or our Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit.

Applicants are not required to be pediatric hematology/oncology trained and no oncology background is required. General pediatric trained or internal medicine-pediatrics trained physicians are welcome. Training and education for this position is provided. Hospitalists help provide supportive care to pediatric and young adult patients admitted to the inpatient units. They work in conjunction with the attending oncology or BMT physician providing the patient's day to day care and management of complex and acutely ill patients. Hospitalists work in the context of a multidisciplinary team with nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, care managers, child life, PT/OT and nursing.

The Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency Program at CCHMC is a national and international leader in innovative uses of blood and marrow transplantation. In the twenty plus year history of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Cincinnati Children's, over 1500 transplants have been performed as treatment for sickle cell anemia and for autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome. Research has lead to the successful treatment of Fanconi anemia, as well as increased success with alternative donor transplants. The BMT program is a leader in transplantation for immunodeficiency and histiocytic disorders. There is a strong partnership between the BMT Program and others at Cincinnati Children's such as those in the Cancer Center, Immunodeficiencies Program, and Histiocytosis Program. The growth of the BMT program continues with expansion within the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute. The BMT Division at Cincinnati Children's is under the direction of Stella Davies, MD, PhD.

The Oncology Program in the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute at CCHMC is an international leader. Our primary objective is to improve the lives and potentially provide a cure for children and adolescents with cancer, blood, and immune disorders. This mission is achieved by offering compassionate, state of the art clinical care to patients and their families; advancing our understanding of these diseases through basic and translational research; and educating future health care providers and leaders in the field. The Oncology Division at Cincinnati Children's is under the direction of John Perentesis, M.D.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical center is a leading medical research and teaching hospital consistently ranking among the top three pediatric hospitals in the nation. We are also the second-highest ranking recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health among pediatric institutions. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is among the three best children's hospitals in the United States overall according to U.S. News and World Report.

Work schedules will include day and night shifts in addition to weekend and holiday rotations. Cincinnati Children's offers and excellent benefits package, including health, dental, generous PTO allowance and relocation assistance. If you are interested in learning more, please email cover letter and CV toAlisha.Schweitzer@cchmc.org

Patient Care
Perform direct patient care of pediatric patients within the scope of the medical license, education and experience. Participate in safe, effective and compassionate patient care, commensurate with their level of advancement and responsibility. Examine patients to determine presence of disease and to establish preventive health practices. Determine nature and extent of disease or injury, prescribe and administer medications and immunizations. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment and discontinuation of care. May formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. May also plan and coordinate care, treatment and rehabilitation for discharged patients.

·Effective Communication
Provide for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information when patients are admitted, referred, transferred or discharged. Provide data which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care.
·Development of Clinical Excellence
Actively participates in department/division and system learner training and educational programs. Maintains currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars.
·Policy Compliance
Maintains good standing in the department by compliance to licensure and credentialing criteria. Comply with policies and procedures protecting patient rights for informed consent and the handling of confidential information as defined by Cincinnati Children's mission and applicable laws and regulations. Follow Cincinnati Children's established code of ethical behavior in decisions and actions regarding marketing, admission, transfer, discharge and billing. Review timeliness, accuracy, availability and security of information.

Skills & Competencies
·Clinical Care Skills
Skill in physical assessment, diagnosis, well-child care, and management of illness
·Clinical Knowledge - Specialty
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
·Path/Pharm
Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
·Clinical Education
Knowledge and skill in patient and/or family education
·Diversity Appreciation
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
·Professional Knowledge/Ability
Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position
·Communication
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills

Required:
·Doctor of Medicine OR Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine equivalent
·Unrestricted licensed physician
·Approval/credentialing from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division

Preferred: