Job ID: 2177
Area: Central Montana
Description: Seeking a Pediatric Hospitalist to join a pediatric inpatient team at a large regional health system
Full time = 182 shifts per year
Schedule is typically 14 on/14 off schedule
Inpatient team of 2 Pediatric Physicians and 2 Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
2 providers (1 physician, 1 nurse practitioner) on for each stretch taking turns with 1st call every other day/night for work life balance
24 hour shifts (in house is not required)
Inpatient pediatric rounds, newborn rounds, and response to ED for pediatric patients
Pediatric Hospitalist will need to be comfortable managing an occasional pediatric ventilator with physician resources in pediatric anesthesia and intensive care if the team decides it’s appropriate to keep a patient in house
Inpatient medical experts include Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Anesthesiologists, Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
Additional outpatient pediatric resources include Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Endocrinology, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Pediatric Psychology, and Pediatric Therapies
The Pediatric Unit is a 14-room, 16-bed unit
Population of newborns to 17 years of age
All general pediatric diagnosis including surgical, respiratory, pediatric/adolescent psych patients, NAS babies, patients with chronic conditions, some PICU, non-invasive ventilation, DKA and trauma.
Daily census approximately 6 patients - increase in cold and flu season
Colorful, kid friendly rooms with designated family area for parents
All pediatric staff on unit is PALS and ENPC trained
Birth Center/NICU average of 4-5 deliveries a day – can be high risk population
Newborns average daily census 6-8
Pediatric and NICU specific Mercy Flight transfer teams
Level III NICU staffed with Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
Pediatric hospitalists have a collaborative relationship with NICU providers
Great compensation structures with extremely competitive shift based pay. Benefits offered to employees include: generous CME, malpractice coverage + tail, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, as well as a 403B plan with 5% match and additional pre-tax savings programs for retirement. This site also qualifies for Federal Public Loan Forgiveness.
Community/Facility info: This health system has two campuses with 344 licensed acute care beds, a 124 bed nursing home and 12 bed residential Hospice. We serve an area of 15 counties with approximately 225,000 people.
Facts about the health system:
•We are the largest hospital in Montana.
•Level II Trauma Center
•Mercy Flight air-transport is based out of our state-of-the art Emergency Department.
•Cancer Institute, opened in December 2005, houses CyberKnife, one of only a few in the nation and the only one in the entire state.
•State-of-the-art operating rooms and equipment.
•October 2009, a new patient tower opened which includes Women and Children's Services, Neonatology, Radiology and a Heart and Vascular Institute.
This community has a population of just under 60,000. Settled around the Missouri River, this area provides numerous arts, cultural, outdoor and entertainment activities.
Contact: For more information please contact Ryan Hawkins at [email protected] or call 716-689-6000.