Job Title: Locum – Physician - Pediatric Hospitalist Location: Tennessee Job Description: We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Pediatric Hospitalist to join our team in Tennessee. As a Pediatric Hospitalist, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive medical care to pediatric patients in the Nursery and Pediatric Floor. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team and perform necessary procedures. Please note that this position does not involve attending births or performing circumcisions. Responsibilities: • Conduct multidisciplinary rounds and provide medical care to patients in the Nursery and Pediatric Floor. • Perform periodic lumbar punctures in the Nursery or Pediatric Floor as required. • Manage an average of 4-5 new baby admissions and 1-2 pediatric admissions per night shift. • Respond to patient calls, the frequency of which may vary depending on patient acuity and season. • Work independently as the sole provider during a shift. • Adhere to established shift schedule of 24-hour shifts with rest provided at night. No back-to-back 24-hour shifts.
Shift Schedule: • 24-hour shifts: 7:00 am to 7:00 am • Shift options: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm or 7:00 pm to 7:00 am • Back-to-back shifts can be accommodated if desired. Credentials and Certifications Required: • Tennessee state medical license • Board certification in Pediatrics • BLS (Basic Life Support) certification • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) certification • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification Submission Requirements: • Valid Tennessee medical license • Clean background check and malpractice history (obtain approval from MSP coordinator for any past malpractice history before submission) • Board certification in Pediatrics