Neonatologist, St. Christopher Hospital

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Aug 04, 2022
Ref
2021-38180
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Tower Health is an innovative, leading health system dedicated to advancing the health and transforming the lives of the people we serve through compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost-effective healthcare. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screening and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be.

Across our system, you'll find many opportunities to build an outstanding career. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health offers 25 urgent care facilities and a connected network of 3,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.

Responsibilities

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher's Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.

Caring for children is our passion. Here, we develop, offer, and refine nationally recognized programs through patient- and family-centered, collaborative, and innovative care.

We're an academic medical center, which means we bring you the latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovations - all tailored specifically to the needs of your child. Through our research, academics, and clinical care, children and families depend on the leading-edge care found only at an academic medical center.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children + Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are recruiting an experienced full-time BC/BE neonatologist to join its Neonatology Division team of six (6) attending neonatologists and five (5) physician assistants at Temple University Hospital. The candidate should be flexible with a commitment to outstanding clinical care and education. The Neonatology Division currently provides care at a 26-bed Level III Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) at Temple University Hospital, which has the capability of providing care to all gestational age infants. Our neonatologists are supported by a dedicated social worker and case management team, as well as the full range of pediatric sub-specialists from St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The Newborn Nursery is staffed by pediatricians from Temple Pediatrics. Temple has approximately 2,500 deliveries a year and 400 NICU admissions. The division has a strong commitment to quality improvement work and participates in the Vermont Oxford Network. Our faculty are involved with training St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellows, pediatric residents and Drexel University College of Medicine and Temple University College of Medicine students. Our current group shares service weeks and in-house call, which affords our group a great work-life balance.

Qualifications

BC/BE