Locums - Northern Pennsylvania Pediatrician Job
Locum Tenens Pennsylvania

Locums - Northern Pennsylvania Pediatrician Job

  • Clinical Role:
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    • Locum job opening
    • Seeking a board certified or truly board eligible pediatrician
    • Full-time clinic coverage M-F and about 10-12 shifts of call per month
    • 24 hour weekend call rotation of 1:2
    • Preferably one provider but can alternate weeks with 2 if needed
    • General expectation is provider is seeing patients from 8:30a – 4:30p during office hours, downtime can be used for clerical work
    • Typically 0 admissions while on call.  It is very rarely that they admit a peds.  Usually, this is in the winter for respiratory illness, rehydration, etc
    • Weekend Call: Mostly by phone (not often coming in at night); Expect to have to go in to ER or nursery once a week for an emergency or admission, but it might not happen (or rarely could happen more often); Generally, round in hospital in AM, and then go to clinic; On call Pediatrician must admit patients both day and night (hospitalists admit ages18+); Can’t take call remotely - must be onsite to respond to ED or emergent c-sections within 30 mins
    • Level I nursery | 230-250 births/year
    • No NICU,  instituted telemedicine for Neonatology on the floors with Children’s in Pitts.
    • Higher level care PEDS transferred (sick babies transferred to Pittsburgh, Geisinger, Buffalo or Dubois) Generally, takes a 44-48 hour work week (including non face-to-face time to complete charts at end of day)
    • Minimum Workload is expected to be 350-400 per month (15-18 patients/day)
    • Most FPs in the system do not see Peds - most coming to Pediatrics Group Express care (primary care walk-in) after hours and weekends, sees PEDS & adults (on hospital campus) – this helps the pediatric group and the on call physician
    • OBs doing circumcisions
    • Practice is 90% outpatient
    • No APP/Mid-level coverage available
    • Other specialties available onsite: Limited for peds specific - ENT, Ophthalmology, dental, behavioral health, OBGYN, gen surg, wound, gastro,
    • EMR: EPIC
    • Time to Credential: 30 - 60 days
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