Nephrologist, Per Diem, St Christopher's Hospital for Children

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Aug 04, 2022
Ref
2021-37782
Specialty
Nephrology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

A per diem pediatric nephrologist is needed at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children combines top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Only Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey.

Responsibilities

Strong and proven commitment to excellence in delivery of care, research, education, and advocacy. Along with participation in clinical, there will be educational, research and operational functioning within the division. Procedures expected to perform in the practice setting: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis, CRRT, plasmapheresis. Physicians provide day (inpatient) and night call coverage for 7 days a week. Inpatient and night call coverage are usually bundled and done the same week.

In joining St. Christopher's you'll enjoy:
  • Work/life balance and flexibility
  • Teaching, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
  • The latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovations
  • EMR System: EPIC
  • Team-based care with dedicated support staff

Philadelphia, located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Contact: Beth Calabria at beth.calabria@towerhealth.org

Phone: 484-628-6714

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Qualifications

MD or DO required; board certied/eligible in Pediatric Nephrology. Excellen organizational and leadership skills also required.

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