We are seeking to find a pediatric hospitalist to join our group at our community hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska. Alaska? Wait... Keep reading! We are a fun group of pediatricians with an "I got your back" attitude wanting to find the right fit to help take care of the infants and children needing hospital care in our community.
BC/BE in general pediatrics plus PALS/NRP needed
Approximately 1100 deliveries/year with peds in attendance at high risk deliveries
24/7 in-house coverage divided amongst our team in 12/24 hours shifts with flexibility in scheduling
Hospital areas covered: Newborn Nursery, Level 2 NICU, High risk deliveries, Pediatrics, ED/Surgery consults, Stabilization of critically ill infants/children prior to transport
Attending Physician for intermittent rotating pediatric residents and medical students
Competitive pay with a generous signing bonus and yearly CME stipend.
MEDICAL COMMUNITY DETAILS:
Community owned hospital with catchment of approximately 100,000 people
(How big is FMH)
11 bed pediatrics unit
12 bed level 2 nursery
1100 deliveries per year
Pediatric subspecialists not in community, but assist by phone
Closest PICU in Anchorage (1 hour away by plane)
Seattle Children's Hospital--Alaska Track pediatric resident site
Second largest city in Alaska located in interior surrounded by rivers, lakes, and easy access to wilderness adventure opportunity
Winter: Northern lights, ski, snow machine, hockey
Summer: Midnight sun, hiking, fishing,
University community, family oriented, cultural events
WHO WOULD BE A GOOD FIT FOR THIS POSITION:
Kind, flexible, and able to multi-task
Open to learning and teaching
Willing to help improve the quality of care we provide
Interested in being in a northern-adventure-filled state with dedicated and fun pediatric partners.
Wanting to join these pediatricians in striving to provide excellent patient care balanced with seeking individual life goals for personal well-being.
This position provides and leads medical care, including medical care teams, to manage assigned patient population, maintains timely and appropriate documentation of such care, and actively participates in medical staff duties. Participates in utilization management and care management processes to ensure high quality, cost effective delivery of services. Meets production standards. Partners with administration and staff to support strategic and operational plans. Works collaboratively toward needed improvements. Shares night, weekend, and/or holiday call duties as stated in the Employment Agreement.
Attends to patient needs through effective diagnosis, treatment, and documentation within area of assigned specialty. In an acute setting, this position provides medical care to the hospital patient population. This may include attending to patient needs through effective diagnosis, treatment and documentation. Provides guidance to the nursing staff and other members of the care team.
Meets quality measures in provision of medical care. Performs related administrative functions in the clinical setting. Meets professional standards governing such services in the appropriate medical specialty. Performs in accordance with the medical staff bylaws, the rules and regulations of the hospital and the medical staff, and the policies and procedures of clinic or practice.
Creates and maintains timely, appropriate and confidential documentation and coding of patient care to insure compliance with medical reporting standards and billing practices so as to meet applicable federal and state requirements and the organization's code of conduct.
If required by the Employment Agreement, actively participates in medical staff duties, attends hospital staff meetings, participates in peer reviews and evaluations, and supports and insures compliance with federal and state rules, regulations and accrediting body requirements. Meets CME (Continuing Medical Education) requirements for state licensure.
Meets production standards for clinic or practice while maintaining standards of care. Leads care team huddles to maximize efficiency of team in managing patients. Participates in identification, collection, and analysis of clinical, operational, and financial indicators to ensure effective use of resources. Promotes patient safety in all functions.
Serves as a committed partner to the organization's administration and staff to support strategic and operational plans. Establishes positive relationships with other physicians, administration, staff and the community and fosters collaborative efforts toward improvement. Serves on relevant health plan, Hospital, and Medical Staff committees to optimize relationships with the medical staff, payers, and peers.
Performs other duties as defined in the Employment Agreement.
Participates in scholarly activities to aid control/cure of diseases. May participate in investigation of new drugs and medications.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Graduate of an approved school of medicine with licensure in state where he/she practices.
Board Eligible/Board Certified by appropriate certifying board. Current DEA number.
Must apply for and maintain Medical Staff membership and clinical privileges at appropriate facilities if required by Physician's employment agreement. Requires commitment to healthcare and concern for people in distress, critical listening skills and ability to communicate clearly, desire to work with all types of people and work as a team member and excellent interpersonal skills. Able to meet desired business outcomes while maintaining quality of care. Must be willing to update skills constantly.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer;qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Community owned and operated, the employees of Tanana Valley Clinic, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and Denali Center feel a great responsibility towards our patients, our community and each other. People First.
We are dedicated to the delivery of compassionate health care. We believe in kindness and courtesy to every patient, every visitor, every employee, every person, every time.
It takes a tremendous variety of strengths to meet the health care needs of our unique community. We offer a wide range of careers – nursing, finance, housekeeping, culinary, engineering, information technology radiology, pharmacy, rehab therapies and more. As the largest private employer in the Interior, Foundation Health Partners employs some of the brightest, most compassionate people in Fairbanks.
If you want to make a difference, if you want to work with great people and if you want to earn competitive benefits, become an employee of Foundation Health Partners.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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