Peds Hospitalist- APP

Falls Church, Virginia
Aug 09, 2023
Oct 08, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Inova L.J. Murphy Children's Hospital (ICH) 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 hospitalist Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) ready to join a dynamic team of dedicated physicians and APPs in their endeavor to provide expert care of children from birth to young adulthood. Our Pediatric hospitalists and APPs 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 educate over 150 medical students from 2 different schools in our region and are the Northern Virginia campus for the UVA School of Medicine. Our APPs work alongside the Pediatric Residents and are involved in the education of our medical students and APP students and have academic appointments for this role.

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 on the inpatient unit

- 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 medical students during their shifts

-Be willing to work a variety of shifts, including nights and weekends

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