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Job Summary: Responsible for providing inpatient and outpatient consultations for newborns through 21 years of age. Perform and interpret diagnostic tests. Offer telephone advice in response to physician’s clinical questions.
Essential Generic Job Functions (List in order of importance):
Works cooperatively with the Section Chief in short and long range planning for the Neonatology Section.
Provides medical care for all neonates requiring evaluation and treatment.
Communicates with other institutions requesting neonate transport. Evaluates the need and makes necessary arrangements to perform safe infant transport.
Participates in a neonatal follow up clinic.
Assists in Performance Improvement and quality assessment activities in the Neonatology Section.
Participates in 24-hour coverage for the practice (on-call responsibility) and participates in back up call.
Works in conjunction with Nurse Managers for the L&D, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Nursery and the Section Chief on policy development, patient satisfaction, and other initiatives as requested.
Serves as an educational resource for nursing staff, pediatric hospitalists, students, residents, fellows and attendings at HUMC and in the community. Participates actively in teaching programs.
Serves on all appropriate HUMC medical/surgical committees relating to pediatrics and other committees, as designated by the Medical Board, the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, and the Section Chief of Neonatology
Develops, supervises and contributes to research projects within the Section.
Participates in effective communication with nursing leadership, clinical
personnel and families.
Contributes to the process of professional billing operations within the section through accurate and timely completion of bills.
Interacting with and responding to patient survey and patient grievances regarding quality of care.
This list is non-exhaustive and may be supplemented as needed.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Preferred:
Hackensack University Medical Center is a 775-bed, not-for-profit teaching, tertiary care, and research hospital located in northern New Jersey, just 12 miles west of New York City. With an annual budget of more than $1 billion, 7,500 employees, nearly 1,500 physicians, and 1,700 volunteers, the medical center is New Jersey's largest and busiest.
Our emphasis on quality, service, and safety drives all that we do and has resulted in an atmosphere of excellence in patient care, employee satisfaction, and educational opportunities.
Hackensack University Health Network is the New Jersey-based parent company of HackensackUMC, the HackensackUMC Foundation, Hackensack University Medical Groups, and corporate joint venture partners with LHP Hospital Group (Dallas, TX) in ownership of two hospitals: HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley and HackensackUMC Mountainside. Together with six other health systems, the Network is part of the nation’s largest healthcare consortium of its kind, AllSpire Health Partners; with a total of 28 hospitals and service area of more than six million people. HackensackUHN also enjoys clinical and academic affiliations with some of the nation’s most well-renowned health systems, hospitals and universities, including: CentraState Healthcare System, CityMD, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MinuteClinic, North Shore-LIJ Health System, NYU Langone Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Surgery, Palisades Medical Center, Rutgers Medical School, St. George’s University, and Stevens Institute of Technology. With 1,250 beds, nearly 10,000 employees and 2,700 credentialed physicians at hospitals within the Network, Hackensack University Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems in New Jersey.
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