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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician 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, 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.

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