Emory

Board Certified Physician - Pediatric Sedation

Job Number
75823
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Emory+Children's Ped Institute
Department
SOMPI: Emergency Medicine
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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Description

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Children’s) and Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics are seeking part or full time physicians board certified in either pediatric emergency medicine, critical care, or pediatric anesthesiology for faculty positions to care for children in our organized procedural sedation service at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Children’s at Webb Bridge. Applicants interested in joint positions with Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia and Critical Care will be considered per the needs of each department. Full-time and part-time applicants will be considered. Assistant Professor and above will also be considered. 

 

Job Description

  • Devote effort to clinical service within the Sedation Department, primarily seeing patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Children’s at Webb Bridge.
  • Your clinical service would be the equivalent of 1,808 hours per year for a 1.0 FTE.
  • Sedation physicians are required to cover all Sedation units. This includes all Egleston sedation units (Aflac Cancer Center, Radiology and Special Procedures) and Children’s at Webb Bridge.
  • Devote appropriate effort to education of fellows and residents, by sharing in the teaching responsibilities of the Sedation Department while working and by teaching in other venues as opportunity arises.
  • Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.
    Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patent care and appropriate reimbursement.
  • Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.
  • Participates in activities that enhance professional development (continuing medical education).
  • Maintain Georgia state licensure, DEA certification, certification in BLS and PALS and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.
  • When possible, attend the Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.
  • Provide exemplary clinical service and assure that patients cared for by you only receive the highest quality care.
  • Attend quarterly staff meetings and attend medical staff meetings and faculty meetings as appropriate.
  • The Department of Sedation will support your participation in national procedural sedation courses.
  • The Department of Sedation would welcome and support your participation in ongoing quality improvement and clinical research activities of the division.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

Additional Information:

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Atlanta offers medical professionals a full spectrum of career and cultural opportunities. The city is home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies and more than 15 Fortune 1000 companies. The state's bioscience and health IT industries are responsible for 120,000 jobs and $30 billion in annual revenue, making Atlanta a perfect place to build a promising career in healthcare.

Within the city limits, one can also find top-ranked museums, major league sports teams and a vibrant restaurant scene. The cost of living in Atlanta is lower-with a higher average salary- than in most other major cities.

 

At Children's, more than 350 Emory faculty members cover 30 specialties. Our staff is involved with pediatric clinical care, teaching, research, child advocacy efforts and treating patients at a variety of clinics and hospitals throughout metro Atlanta.

Our sedation service is one of the largest in the southeast. We sedate over 4,000 children annually with an exceptionally low adverse event rate. Sedation physicians will be responsible for covering sedations for inpatient and outpatient radiology procedures, outpatient oncologic procedures and urgent inpatient procedure consultations. In addition to teaching residents and fellows, administrative and research opportunities may also be pursued.

 

Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.

Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.

 

We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.

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