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Pediatric Hospitalist - Part-time

Location: Salem
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Location Site: Salem Hospital Main CampusDepartment: SH Pediatrics HospitalistPosition Type: Part Time, 0.5 FTEShift Type: VariablePioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able to effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement.As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind.We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community:There's something about Salem, Oregon!Your Role With Us:Salem Health is seeking a Pediatrician to join our established, hospital-based Pediatric Hospitalist team, in a part-time capacity with opportunity to increase hours in the next few years with anticipated ongoing growth. The Pediatric Hospitalist team is a critical part of our unit's culture, overseeing the safety of hospitalized children and newborns, with 3,400 births annually. Salem Health has a Level III NICU staffed 24/7 with Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and Neonatologists and easy access to children's hospital subspecialty support and PICU's, less than an hour away in Portland. The Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine team is comprised of seven (7) pediatricians who work variable 8, 12 and/or 24-hour shifts to provide continuous coverage. Responsibilities include supporting established practices with care of their inpatients, providing consultation services to the Emergency Department, assuming responsibility for unassigned patients, caring for newborns 35 weeks and greater, and managing hospital transfers, admissions and discharges. As a part-time (0.5 FTE) employee, you will be contracted for 83-shifts annually, six (6) of which are quality buffer shifts where you will have dedicated time for quality improvement projects.Salem Health Women & Children's Services Division includes:

  • 10-bed Pediatric Unit which provides inpatient and outpatient services
  • 26-bed Mother Baby Unit
  • 18-bed Labor & Delivery Unit (12 labor and 6 antepartum beds) with two operating rooms
  • 27-bed level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care UnitBackground/Expertise:
    • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
    • Board Certification in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics or the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics (Applicants who are not Board Certified must obtain board certification within five years from completion of the applicable Residency and/or Fellowship program for the privileges requested at Salem Hospital)
    • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Oregon
    • Demonstrate experience and current competency, to include the provision of inpatient care for at least 12 pediatric patients in the previous 2 years.
    • Demonstrate current competency to include the admission and/or provision of patient care for hospital patients, including ED evaluations/admits, in the previous 2 years.
    • Current unrestricted federal DEA certification
    • Current BLS and PALS certifications
    • Will consider new graduates
    • Knowledge of Lean methodology a plus Total Rewards Offerings:
      • Up to $10,000 start bonus*
      • Up to $50,000 student loan repayment*
      • $2,000 annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance*
      • Relocation Assistance
      • Oregon Medical License and DEA fees reimbursed
      • Malpractice insurance provided
      • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans; Life insurance; Short and long-term disability
      • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
      • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer*(prorated for 0.5 FTE)Why Salem Health?
        • Not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 644 acute-care beds
        • Largest private employer in the state of Oregon
        • Level II trauma center and Life Flight hub
        • Busiest emergency department on the West Coast
        • Magnet designation
        • EPIC EMR
        • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
        • Community members honored Salem Health nine times in the "2022 Best of the Mid-Valley" awards
        • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette Valley
        • 1-hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5-hour drive to Mt. Hood, and a 45-minute drive to Portland
        • To learn more about our wonderful community and the beautiful state of Oregon visit Travel Oregon - Oregon Vacations & Travel GuideSalem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.
          Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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