Nocturnist Pediatric Hospitalist

Falls Church, Virginia
Apr 11, 2023
Jun 01, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Pediatric Hospitalist - Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital

Inova L.J. Murphy Children's Hospital is a 226-bed, full-service children’s hospital devoted to the healthcare of infants, children, and adolescents in the Northern Virginia area. It is home to the Inova Children's Hospital's Pediatric Residency Program and Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program which combines the academic rigor of a university-based hospital, the complexities of subspecialty pediatrics and the family atmosphere of a community program. The Children’s Hospital provides state-of-the-art technology, research and teaching innovations, and a dedicated multidisciplinary team approach to patient care. As Northern Virginia’s only pediatric tertiary care center, the Inova Children's Hospital provides the highest level of care for pediatric patients, in a technologically advanced, yet child-friendly environment.

Our pediatric hospitalist program seeks additional nocturnists ready to join a dynamic team of dedicated physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in their endeavor to provide expert care of children from birth to young adulthood. Our Pediatric hospitalists provide 24/7 in-house coverage of the pediatric medical unit, Intermediate Care unit, and consultative services to our surgical colleagues. While caring for both the general and medically complex pediatric populations, we also remain at the forefront of education for residents, medical students and APP students and are involved in mentorship, research, and QI projects. We are proud of our Pediatric Residency Program with 35 residents that often graduate to prestigious fellowships or join our community of primary care pediatricians. We also educate over 150 medical students from 2 different schools in our region and are the Northern Virginia campus for the UVA School of Medicine.

Located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in beautiful Northern Virginia, about ten miles outside of Washington, DC, Inova Children's Hospital serves one of the country’s most rapidly growing and desirable areas. Our diverse patient population brings with it a similarly diverse set of presentations and diagnoses.

The qualified applicant can:

- Communicate and coordinate care for patients with medical needs from multiple subspecialties

- Liaise with case managers, nurses, and other healthcare staff to ensure the highest quality of care

-Encourage and participate in an outstanding patient experience

-Actively participate in the education of residents and medical students during their shifts

-Minimum of 2 years attending experience or PHM fellowship training

-Be board-certified/eligible in Pediatrics and eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia

-PHM Board Certification/eligibility preferred but not required.

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