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Pediatric Hospitalist, MD
Category: Physician
Job Requisition: 6992
Department: Pediatric - Hospitalist
Facility: MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
Geographic Region: Southern Maryland
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Rotating, 12-24 Hours per Shift
Hours per Week: Stand-In
Location: Leonardtown, MD
General Summary of Position:
As a Pediatric Hospitalist, provide medical care to pediatric patients admitted to our inpatient pediatric unit, delivery room, newborn nursery, and ER consult. Attend C-sections and deliveries to provide initial newborn evaluation, resuscitation and stabilization. Consult with the attending pediatrician regarding high-risk newborns. Respond immediately to all code blue patients and admit patients from the Emergency Care Center upon request from the attending physician. Perform procedures as requested, including drawing ABGs, venipunctures, starting IVs, and inserting urinary catheters. Evaluate patients as requested, communicate with the attending physician, and assist with interventions or management under the direction of the attending physician. Admit, manage and discharge pediatric and newborn patients. Participate in care management rounds under Hospitalist service. Job based at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with travel required to work at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Position requires shifts of 12-24 hours in length.
Position requires MD degree or foreign equivalent plus three years of  ACGME-recognized pediatric residency, valid Maryland medical license and American Board certification (or eligibility) in Pediatrics.  
About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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