Hospitalist (CA)

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The Hospital Medicine Division of ***** ***** Hospital (*****) has exciting opportunities for Pediatric Hospitalists to join a dynamic team that serves children in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area. We are one of the largest divisions in the country and care for patients at 7 hospitals across the region. Our sites vary in their scope of patient care and there is flexibility with the open positions to work at one or a combination of the sites below.
***** ***** Hospital, Washington, DC – Is ranked #5 in the nation and #1 in Newborn Care. Our group provides clinical coverage of several services lines throughout the hospital, including academic teams with various learners, complex care, perioperative care, orthopedic co-management, telemedicine follow-up, and more. Faculty appointment is available through George Washington University.
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD – Our group provides 24/7 in-house coverage at this affiliated community hospital. Clinical coverage includes an inpatient pediatric unit, a newborn nursery, and pediatric consultations as needed in the ED. Teaching opportunities with medical students, residents, and multidisciplinary staff.
Hospital for Sick Children, Washington, DC – Our group provides daytime clinical coverage at our post-acute and rehabilitation facility with a multi-disciplinary team. Clinical responsibilities include the care of premature infants, feeding difficulties, heart and lung diseases, ventilator-dependency, rehabilitation after traumatic injuries, wound care, IV therapy and other medically complex health conditions.
Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA – Our group provides 24/7 in-house coverage at this affiliated community hospital. Clinical coverage includes a 10-bed pediatric unit, a newborn nursery, and pediatric consultations as needed in the Emergency Department (ED). Teaching opportunities with medical students, residents, and multidisciplinary staff.
Stafford Hospital, Stafford, VA – Our group provides 24/7 in-house coverage at this affiliated community hospital. Clinical coverage includes a newborn nursery, a 6-bed Level II NICU, deliveries, and pediatric consultations as needed in the ED. Telemedicine and transport support available from the Neonatology group at Mary Washington and/or ***** ***** Hospital.
Tidal Health Peninsula Regional, Salisbury MD – Our group provides 24/7 coverage at this affiliated community hospital. Clinical coverage includes an inpatient pediatric unit, pediatric consultations as needed in the ED, and circumcisions. Teaching opportunities with medical students, residents, and multidisciplinary staff.
Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA – Our group provides both in-house and home-call coverage (with residents in-house) at this affiliated community hospital. Clinical coverage includes an inpatient pediatric unit, a newborn nursery, and pediatric consultations as needed in the ED. Teaching opportunities with medical students, residents, and multidisciplinary staff.
Applicants should have excellent communication and leadership skills, interest in
evidence-based care and process improvement and enjoy working collaboratively with families and others on the healthcare team. The open positions provide opportunities to teach learners, participate in process and quality improvement, and expand your scholarly career. You’ll work with amazing colleagues and enjoy a flexible shift schedule with excellent benefits.
Join us in the DMV! Washington DC and the surrounding region is a great place to live with a variety of options for lifestyle and recreation. In addition to numerous art museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants, DC has easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the beaches of the Eastern Shore. The climate is mild with warm summers and snowy winters, along with beautiful falls, springs, and notably the renowned Cherry Blossoms. Uniquely, as the home to the US government, DC also offers numerous opportunities to be involved in advocacy work. DC is close to 3 major airports and easily accessible to NYC, Boston, and Philadelphia by car/train.
***** ***** Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ***** origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
Interested applicants, please email your CV and cover letter to:
hospitalmedicine@childrens*****.org
The clinical associate physician is responsible for the care of patients in the hospital and clinics, as well as some advocacy and educational initiatives as determined by the Division Chief and/or the Center leadership.

Roles Responsibility
Provide clinical services, oversee medical care team, provide on-call services, participate in advocacy initiatives, contribute to education, ensure quality & compliance
Desired Qualification
Minimum EducationMedical Doctor (M.D.) Medical degree from an accredited medical school. (Required)Required Skills/KnowledgeKnowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in the area of expertise.Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.Ability to function independently in evaluating patient problems and developing a plan for patient care.Ability to incorporate ethical concepts into patient care and discuss these with the patient, family, and other members of the health care team.Ability to supervise, advice, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.Demonstrates a personal commitment to Continuing Medical Education and remains current on the developments and progress in his/her subspecialty.Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.Required Licenses and Certifications Fully licensed and credentialed attending staff category physician on the medical staff of ***** ***** Medical Center. (Required) Board certified or eligible for board certification in primary practice specialty. (Required)Functional AccountabilitiesCommitment to World Class CareProvide clinical services for patients at ***** Hospital and other approved sites in an ethical, professional and timely manner. Provide oversight of the medical care team and manage direct patient care for a specified patient population; improve continuity of care, customer service and partnerships with community medical providers through timely completion of records and communication. Provide on-call services as determined by the division leadership. Actively participate in family centered care and communicate in a professional and compassionate manner; refer patients to specialists and to relevant ancillary services as appropriate. Appropriately utilize the defined chain of command and escalation policies. Respond to team members and outside medical providers in a timely and respectful manner; communicate clearly to trainees expectations regarding patient updates and notifications of significant clinical changes, and encourages questions from trainees. Commitment to AdvocacyParticipate in CNMC’s advocacy initiatives. Contribute scholarly effort to the advancement of public policy to promote population-based pediatric health and well being. Teach patients and families about treatment, prevention, and care enhancement techniques. Participate in specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs. Contribute scholarly effort to the advancement of public policy that promotes population-based pediatric health and well being. Commitment to EducationParticipate as appropriate in hospital/university –wide educational programs.Provide timely feedback to trainees.Ensure adequate orientation for the care that the trainees deliver.Supervise and train clinical professionals and students effectivelyCommitment to Quality & ComplianceFollow established bylaws, policies and procedures, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards. Adequately and promptly complete all clinical documentation as required by JCAHO, other regulatory bodies and/or the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and Policies and Procedures include complete clinical charge documentation. Identify problems related to patient services and make recommendations for improvement. Cooperate and participate in the development, implementation and revision of policies affecting medical practice, judgment and quality of care; Participate as a member of special care teams, Medical Staff and hospital committees. Review and prepare protocol for use by staff. Evaluate patient care according to adopted protocol and Quality Assurance program criteria. Participate in evaluation of peers and support staff; acknowledge and report medical and/or other errors as well as participate in efforts to prevent them. Organizational AccountabilitiesOrganizational Accountabilities (Staff)Organizational Commitment/Identification Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are metTeamwork/Communication Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behaviorPartner with all team members to achieve goalsReceptive to others’ ideas and opinionsPerformance Improvement/Problem-solving Contribute to a positive work environmentDemonstrate flexibility and willingness to changeIdentify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processesMake appropriate decisions, using sound judgmentCost Management/Financial Responsibility Use resources efficientlySearch for less costly ways of doing thingsSafety Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performanceContinuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentationStop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situationDemonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communicationActively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workersAttend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Type
Permanent
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