Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS)

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Pediatric Hospitalist

Pediatric Hospitalist

Job ID 
2017-14525
# Positions 
2
Job Location 
US
Posted Date 
9/21/2017
Category 
Employed Physician
Shift Type 
D - Day
If Other - Shift Slot 
Days & nights. Call, weekends & other considerations based upon patient needs
FTE 
1
Normal Working Schedule 
Days & nights. Call, weekends & other considerations based upon patient needs
Campus 
Orange Regional Medical Center

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Overview

Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a nonprofit corporation located in Middletown, NY, and is the parent company for Orange Regional and Catskill Regional Medical Centers. It provides specialty services and medical programs to nearly 450,000 residents in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region and has 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. It is one of the largest health care providers in the area, with three hospital campuses and several outpatient facilities. Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) and Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified Doctors, Board-certified Nurse Practitioners and Board-certified Advanced Practice Professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond.  The region affords the charm and warmth of the suburbs with good schools, low taxes and a diverse community while offering a broad selection of world-class culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting venues, and entertainment for your leisure  just a short distance from New York City.

 

Orange Regional Medical Center has begun construction on an exciting new 153,000 square foot, five-story physician office building and a 26,000 square foot, single-story cancer center at the hospital’s main campus. When completed in the fall of 2016, the $99 million project will help relocate many outpatient services currently provided at other off-campus locations into new, state-of-the-art buildings on the existing 73-acre hospital campus in Middletown. Both new buildings will be patient-centered healing environments incorporating all the latest technology and amenities for patients and families.

Responsibilities

The Pediatric Hospitalist Physician is responsible for overseeing the pediatric in-patients assigned of The Greater Hudson Valley Health System Medical Group.  Pediatric Hospitalists are responsible for providing direct patient clinical care and managing medical problems of acutely ill, hospitalized, pediatric patients.  The Pediatric Hospitalist Physician is a part of the interdisciplinary team to improve efficiency and facilitate continuum of care for patients from admission to discharge.  This continuum of care includes general pediatric medicine, consults as requested, and management of patients with various comorbidities. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  The Pediatric Hospitalist will carry out assigned duties displaying the highest standards of ethical and moral conducts as well as acting in the best interest of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System Medical Group, supporting our mission, vision and values to optimize the health and well-being of our patients.  The position is responsible for the clinical excellence of Pediatric In Patient care services and for assisting in the development of programs aimed at meeting quality measures and population health management requirements.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.

Minimum Experience:

2 (two) years of Experience in a Pediatric Hospitalist setting preferred

Required Certification/Registration:

NY State  Medical License

Active and Unrestricted D.E.A. Certificate

Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Pediatrics,

ACLS, BLS, PALS certifications

Physical Requirements:

Stands, walks, sits intermittently throughout the day. Lifts, pushes, pulls light to heavy weights as required.

 

Working Conditions:

In-patient Hospital Service of Orange Regional Medical Center.  Position will primarily be light work requiring lifting up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling and reaching are required.