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Company: Elizabeth Seton Children's
Location: Yonkers, NY
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to ensure, in collaboration with the Nurse Manager for each neighborhood, that safe appropriate and goal-directed care is provided in a consistent manner; to provide support and direction to nursing staff; and to ensure the implementation of the Medical Staff and Nursing Department policies and procedures. This is a salaried exempt managerial position that has discretion to make decisions and have access to confidential employee and business information

Position Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Promote Elizabeth Seton Children's Center Mission and Core Values of Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, Evolution Growth and Change, Respect and Embrace Diversity, and Loving Relationships.

  • Provide admission history and physical examinations for new residents.

  • Write initial orders for medical care, medications, and therapies, and rewrite orders on a monthly basis.

  • Evaluate residents and their care, at least once every sixty days.

  • Order and review appropriate laboratory and radiographic studies.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with nurse practitioners to ensure consistent and uninterrupted clinical coverage of all residents.

  • Collaborate with other clinical disciplines to provide holistic care of children.

  • Review and coordinate the care provided by sub-specialty consultants.

  • Serve as a clinical liaison between the Center and acute care hospitals.

  • Provide evaluations of, and order appropriate treatments for, acute illnesses or other clinical problems.

  • Participate in Center Quality Assurance activities.

  • Participate and/or lead clinically relevant committees.

  • Provide clinical leadership during family and team meetings, including quarterly Plan of Care meetings.

  • Communicate and consult with residents' parents/caregivers on a regular basis.

  • Provide telephone coverage and in-person clinical consultation, when needed, overnight and on weekends and holidays to supplement the care being provided by nurse practitioners.

  • Provide compassionate palliative care to acutely dying children.

  • Pronounce death for residents who die at the Center and submit electronic death certificates, when appropriate.

  • Supervise medical students, residents, and/or fellows.

  • Provide administrative coverage when directed to do so during Chief Medical Officer's absence.

  • Provide other related duties as may become necessary, as directed by Chief Medical Officer and/or administrator



Required Skills

Education Requirements:

  • MD/DO Degree
  • Residency completion in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, or Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Board eligibility or Board certification in Pediatrics or Family Medicine
  • DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) Certification

 

 



Required Experience

Experience:

  • New York State Medical License

 



Job Location

Yonkers, New York US


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