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Physician - Pediatric Hospitalist - PRN - SSM Cardinal Glennon/Glennon Care

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary
Physician shall provide pediatric services to patients at designated hospital(s) or at other Program Sites as determined by the Program Director. Physician will be responsible for complying with all of designated hospital bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures and any such bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of any Program Site at which Physician performs services.
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Physician shall provide pediatric services to patients at designated hospital(s) or at other Program Sites as determined by the Program Director. Physician will be responsible for complying with all of designated hospital bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures and any such bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of any Program Site at which Physician performs services.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Patient/Family Education


  • Responsible for providing patient/family education and counseling as needed.

    Hospital Inpatient/Outpatient Clinical Duties.

    • Responsible for admission, management, and discharge of pediatric patients in conjunction with attending physicians as appropriate
    • Evaluates patients and performs procedures as deemed appropriate by the Glennon Care Pediatrics Medical Director
    • Responds to requests from facility's Emergency Department for patient evaluation and treatment
    • Attends high risk deliveries in the Program Site labor and delivery room
    • Attends normal deliveries, if requested, in the Program Site labor and delivery room except when acuity of patient elsewhere in house or in emergency dictates otherwise
    • Be available at all times during scheduled shifts to provide care to neonates in the nursery as necessary to consult with the neonatologist as appropriate
    • Responds to requests for pediatric consults from other department
    • Collaborates with advance practice nurse (APN) as needed
    • Collaborates with members of the Program team to ensure continuity, appropriateness, and timeliness of care to patients in Program settings

      Quality

      • Ensures ongoing quality improvement programs at each Program Site consistent with applicable quality programs
      • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Pediatric Protocols

        Other Duties

        • Physician shall perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Glennon Care Pediatrics Medical Director, or her/his designee

          Behavioral Standards

          • Physician shall abide by the following guidelines with respect to peer and co-worker relationships
          • Work with peers and co-workers as a team and act in a professional, respectful manner with patients, other physicians, nurses, administrators, board members and other designated hospital(s) or Program Site personnel to enhance a spirit of cooperation, mutual respect and trust among members of the patient care team at all times
          • Abide by the hospital's and Program Sites' Medical Staff Code(s) of Conduct
          • Recognize that disagreements are inevitable. However, resolution of these disagreements can contribute to improved care. When disagreements occur, address these in a constructive, respectful and direct manner away from patients or other uninvolved caregivers
          • Respect patient privacy by not discussing patient care information and related issues in public settings
          • Recognize employee responsibility in patient safety and their ability to "stop the line"

            Kristin Guenther - Physician & Provider Recruiter
            SSM Health-Missouri
            Office: 314-994-6269
            Cell: 314-315-1058
            kristin.guenther@ssmhealth.com
            www.joinssmhealth.com




            Qualifications



            Physician - State of Work Location

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , Physician - Pediatric Hospitalist - PRN - SSM Cardinal Glennon/Glennon Care, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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