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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Part-Time and PRN Physician Opportunities in Summit, New Jersey in Summit, NJ at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 11/26/2021

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    Summit, NJ
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Job Description

TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity at Overlook Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department for full-time pediatric emergency medicine physicians as an independent contractor physician in Summit, New Jersey. This facility is a 498-bed academic community hospital, Level III trauma pediatric emergency department. There are 10 pediatrics beds. In this role you will see medium acuity, a 9% admission rate, and annual volume of 10,000 pediatric patients per year. TeamHealth provides 24-hours of physician coverage per day, and increasing to 30-hours per day due to expansion of the pediatric emergency department. The department believes that an environment that focuses solely on the needs of children relieves some of the anxiety of an emergency visit for both the parent and the child. Our colorfully decorated exam rooms are equipped with TVs and DVD players, and our pediatric nursing staff are trained to help ease the fears of our patients and make them feel more comfortable. Child life specialists at Overlook provide specialized educational and therapeutic interventions, among other services. TeamHealth is a physician-led organization and offers flexible scheduling for a great work/life balance, career development and leadership opportunities, excellent compensation and additional benefits, where we maintain progressive management and commitment to patient care. We are actively interviewing candidates who have successfully completed pediatric emergency medicine residency or pediatric emergency medicine fellowship and are board certified or board eligible within 5 years of completing the residency. Candidates must obtain an active New Jersey license, ATLS, ACLS, and PALS. This facility requires proof of COVID vaccine record prior to granting medical staff privileges.

Position Highlights

  • 1099 independent contractor
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Claims made professional liability insurance (PLI) with tail coverage
  • Relocation incentive offered
  • Excellent school district
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources, and free specialty and state required CME through TeamHealth Institute
  • Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness and referral program

    Nationally recognized regional medical center

    Overlook Medical Center is a nationally recognized regional medical center providing state-of-the-art healthcare, conducting cutting-edge research and delivering compassionate care in a patient-centered environment. The 467-bed facility features neuroscience care, a Level IV epilepsy center, the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, a Cyberknife program, emergency care, oncology and a full range of other specialty services. Named one of America's Best 100 Hospitals by Healthgrades, Overlook Medical Center is a well-recognized and awarded facility offering world-class care. Overlook is a part of Atlantic Health System, one of the leading healthcare organizations in New Jersey.

    Top 20 in the state!

    Summit is a vibrant community of about 21,000 residents, situated 20 miles west of Manhattan, and features a rich variety of restaurants and shops. From pizzerias and coffee shops to fine dining and ethnic food, there is a restaurant for every taste and occasion. Summit is a diverse city with the charm and feel of a small town but all of the amenities of a sprawling city. With hundreds of events, activities, recreational programs and teams, as well as one of the top public school districts in the state, Summit is an ideal place for families.

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