PRN Pediatric Hospitalist

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: Pediatrics

Category: Physician

PRN, Other

Posted 10/11/2023

Requisition # 56867215

Columbus Regional Health Physicians has an excellent opportunity for a PRN Pediatric Hospitalist to join our expanding team of Hospital Care Physicians.

The ideal candidate should be board eligible or board certified in Pediatrics. 

Opportunity Highlights

  • Preference is to have availability for both shifts needed – 7p-7a and 7a-7p.  However, we can work with someone who would only be available for one shift or the other.
  • Coverage needed for unexpected absences, school breaks and conferences.
  • Available to start in January 2024.
  • This will be an ongoing PRN contract. Tentative dates with flexibility are March 7th-16th, 2024.
  • Responsible for rounding on pediatric inpatients & newborns. NRP certified.
  • Procedures: Neonatal Resuscitation, Lumbar Puncture, Circumcision (preferred), Emergency Needle Thoracentesis, Umbilical Lines.
  • Attendance of high-risk deliveries and resuscitation of newborns as needed.
  • Must be available on-call within 20 minutes.
  • Level 1 & Level II Nursery with average 1300 births per year.
  • Level 2 NICU. 2-4 patient average; Keep 32 weeks 1500g and up if stable for level II (CPAP, HVNC, IV fluids, tube feedings, antibiotics) otherwise stabilize and transfer to level III or IV (LDRP 17 rooms – nurses float to peds floor, if needed.
  • Pediatric Unit.  1-3 patient average.  4-6 average during busy season.
  • 6 rooms; 5 of those could be double bed, if needed.
  • Emergency Room Consults – 3-5 per week
  • A Call room is available in the birthing center. The two units are not far apart.

Where You’ll Work: Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus IN.

Columbus Regional Health Physicians is committed to improving local access to care in Columbus and surrounding communities. Our team of like-minded providers offers high quality, patient-centered care as well as a more satisfying experience for patients and families with a focus on maintaining continuity of care throughout the group. With over 225 providers, our tradition of excellence extends to all aspects of care from routine check-ups to leading-edge surgical procedures. The outpatient Pediatric clinics in Columbus no longer round on patients at CRH.

Who You’ll Work For- Hospital Care Physicians @ Columbus Regional Hospital

Hospital Care Physicians is part of Columbus Regional Health Physicians.  CRHP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbus Regional Health, a system of physicians, healthcare professionals, out-patient centers and more.  Together our innovative thinking is redefining the delivery of healthcare in Southeastern Indiana.

As a physician with Columbus Regional Physicians, you join a network encompassing many specialties. You will also receive administrative support allowing you to focus on patient care and service.  The hospital provides 24-hour emergency and inpatient services, rehabilitation services, surgical services, and laboratory and diagnostic services. 

The Team at Columbus Regional Health provides a True System of Care.