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Physician - Cardiology - Pediatric Cardiologist - St. Christopher'S Hospital For Children

Company: Tower Health
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

A pediatric cardiologist is needed at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.About St. Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenSt. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children combines top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Only Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet - designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey.ResponsibilitiesAbout the opportunity:The incoming physician will share inpatient consultative service as well as outpatient clinic responsibilities with other members of the Division. You will also participate in the teaching of medical students, residents, and (adult) cardiology fellows. There is a dedicated pediatric cardiac catheterization/electrophysiology laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art biplane fluoroscopy and 3D electroanatomic mapping capability.Responsibilities* Perform inpatient and outpatient pediatric cardiology evaluations and testing, including interpretation of ECGs, echocardiograms, ambulatory electrocardiography, and exercise stress testing in infants, children and adolescents. Maintain timely and complete chart notes, reports, and communication with primary care/referring physicians and other relevant subspecialty physicians.Maintain open and timely communication with patients, families, and guardians.Participate in multidisciplinary clinical management initiatives with other divisions.Facilitate patient referrals.Participate in division and department quality improvement initiatives, including within the department.Assists in the planning and direction of health programs within the appropriate specialty.Conducts training or assists in the training of interns and resident physicians.Maintains varied hours on a rotated schedule with other physicians to ensure that there is always a physician on-call during non-business hours.Faculty appointment is offered at the Drexel University College of Medicine.Comply with all billing, coding, documentation, and regulatory requirements.Participate in Department of Pediatrics grand rounds, morbidity and mortality conferences, and faculty development education.Maintain appropriate licensures and certifications.In joining St. Christopher's you'll enjoy:Work/life balance and flexibilityTeaching, quality improvement and strategic development opportunitiesThe latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovationsEMR System: EPICTeam-based care with dedicated support staffBenefits & Perks:Competitive Compensation Plan with Comprehensive BenefitsGenerous earned time-offCME time and money403(b) (matched) and 457(b) Retirement PlansFaculty rank through Drexel University College of Medicine, commensurate with experienceEducational Loan AssistanceMalpractice Insurance with Tail CoverageRelocation AssistanceSpousal/Domestic Partner Job Search SupportPhiladelphia, located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.#LIQualificationsMD or DO RequiredBoard certified/eligible in Pediatric CardiologyPandoLogic. Keywords: Pediatric Cardiologist, Location: Philadelphia, PA 19134, PL: 536934392

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