The Division of Hospital Medicine at Cincinnati Children's has a successful history of quality improvement, translating evidence into practice, family-centered care, and leadership in education and research, including a robust hospital medicine fellowship program. The division, led by Dr. Samir S. Shah, consists of >55 faculty and staff physicians. We provide care through the Hospital Medicine Services at 2 campuses, the Burnet (Main) Campus and the Liberty Campus. Clinical service lines include general hospital medicine and complex care as well as consultation and co-management for surgical inpatients. We provide individualized career development through mentoring and participation in and leadership of quality improvement, education, and research efforts. As a team, we value diversity and recognize the importance of a diverse physician workforce providing care to our patient population. Pediatric Hospitalist The successful Pediatric Hospitalist candidate possesses the following qualifications: ??? MD or DO ??? Board Eligible/Certified in Pediatrics ??? The ability to receive a medical license in the State of Ohio Experience should include demonstrated skill in physical assessment, diagnosis, and management of illness. Experience as a pediatric hospitalist, teaching of medical school students and residents, and leading quality improvement projects are not required but are differentiating factors. Additional consideration given for those with clinical informatics skills and experience and/or those with PHM board eligibility/certification. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Med-Peds Hospitalist The division provides consultation and co-management for adults with congenital or complex healthcare needs admitted for specialized care at CCHMC. Med-Peds trained physicians will also have the opportunity to care for adult inpatients at the nearby University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) and hold a joint appointment in the Division of General Internal Medicine. The successful Med-Peds Hospitalist candidate possesses the following qualifications: ??? MD or DO ??? Board Eligible/Certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine ??? The ability to receive a medical license in the State of Ohio Experience should include demonstrated skill in physical assessment, diagnosis, and management of illness. Experience as a pediatric and/or adult hospitalist, experience teaching of medical students and residents, and quality improvement/research expertise are not required, but are differentiating factors. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Cincinnati Children's is a leading medical research and teaching hospital ranking among the top 3 pediatric hospitals in the nation, according to the US News & World Report 2019-20 edition of America's Best Children's Hospitals. Cincinnati Children's has 700 licensed beds and >173,000 Emergency and Urgent Care visits and >32,000 admissions each year. We invite you to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE, Director, Division of Hospital Medicine Professor, Department of Pediatrics c/o Nathan Gohlke, Senior Physician and Faculty Recruiter Email: Nathan.Gohlke@cchmc.org
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???Patient Care Participate in safe, effective and compassionate patient care. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative to the clinical discipline. Examine patients to determine presence of disease. Determine nature and extent of disease or injury, formulate plan of care. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze date and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, reassessment and discontinuation of care. Evaluate, formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Physicians may work in inpatient and/or outpatient settings. Plan and coordinate discharge treatment plan. Care may include medical diagnostic, therapeutic care including management of medical emergencies which may require technical procedures. May provide consultation for patients in the emergency room, admitted to the hospital or in outpatient clinics.
???Safety and Continuous Improvement Continuously assess and improve the performance of services provided. Compliance with CCHMC safety, code of conduct, integrity standards.
???Training and Education Provide direction to medical students and residents, fellows and other health care professionals in the treatment of patients and professional conduct. Ability to teach medical students and residents, and fellows general patient management as well as specifics related to the clinical discipline. Attend and participate in lectures, seminars, presentations, and conferences within the division as well as multi-disciplinary conferences. Participate in national conferences either as an official attendee or a presenter. Implement knowledge to patient care plans and procedures. Abide by the continuing education goals of the department.
???Scholarly Activity Participates in scholarly activities as evidenced by: publication of clinical investigation, clinical observations, reviews, chapters or books; participation in clinical trials, and/or clinical investigations; and submission of a manuscript to an acceptable journal for publication. May assist in the design and conduct clinical research within areas of clinical specialty. Publish and/or co-author findings and conclusions resulting from research in a timely fashion. Presents findings internally. May assist in the design and implementation of programs which evaluates the efficacy of treatment. May assist in obtaining funding from outside sources for research and teaching programs.
???Regulatory Compliance Follow CCHMC's established code of ethical behavior in decisions and actions regarding marketing, admission, transfer, and discharge. Is compliance with policies and procedures protecting patient rights for informed consent and the handling of confidential information as defined by CCHMC's mission and applicable laws and regulations. Ensure orientation, in-service training and continuing education according to CCHMC guidelines. Is compliance with all departmental policies, procedures, job descriptions and philosophy as consistent with Cincinnati Children's policies and values. Is compliance with all JCAHO guidelines, procedures and policies.
???M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree ???Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license ???Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services offices ???Completion of all required pre-employment activities ???Clinical Instructor appointment or eligibility ???Prior clinical practice experience may be required based on area of clinical specialty
???Development Knowledge of growth and development
???Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
???Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
???Path/Pharm Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
???Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
???Organization Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
???Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
???Other Demonstrate skill in physical assessment, diagnosis, management of illness, consultation, research, and patient/family education. Possess expert knowledge and experience to assume medical, professional, scientific, organizational and educational responsibilities involved in the care of infants, children and adolescents.
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.