Pediatric Hospitalist

Sacramento, CA
Nov 17, 2023
Position Type

Seeking ** Per Diem ** Pediatric Hospitalist Providers To Join Our Sutter Memorial Hospital Team in Sacramento, CA


  • 12 hour Inhouse Shifts; 8am -9pm or 8pm - 9am
  • Weekend Nights Most Needed
  • High Acuity
  • This position covers a 40 bed general pediatric unit within a tertiary care Children's Center. Within the children's center is also a 20-bed PICU (Including 6 CVICU beds), 61-bed NICU, dedicated 10-bed Pediatric Emergency Department and Wellbaby nursery

    Daytime hospitalists cover two team with an average daily census of 12-15 each. A third daytime attending covers a portion of the wellbaby nursery (ADC 15). Overnight nocturnist covers all pediatric hospitalist teams on both the pediatric floors and Wellbaby nursery.

    This position involves coordination of care between a variety of surgical and medical subspecialists caring for complex, high acuity general pediatric and step-down patients. The hospitalist service also provides 24-hour coverage for transfer acceptance throughout the region and telehealth consultation. Candidates should feel comfortable providing high level pediatric consultation, coordinating complex care, and with respiratory support modalities such as high-flow nasal cannula, continuous albuterol and chest tube management.


  • Must be a Board Certified Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Active CA license
  • Practiced acute care inpatient pediatric within the last 2 years

Benefits and Compensation

Pediatrix does cover your travel expenses (round trip flight/rental car or mileage and lodging) for those who reside outside a commutable distance from the practice.

We also cover your malpractice insurance for this W-2 per diem position.

Compensation: The pay for this position is $136.00/hour

*Our benefits include for Per Diem members:
  • Employee Assistance
  • 401k Thrift and Profit Sharing Plan

PTO: Per diem team members are not eligible for PTO

Holidays: Per Diem team members are not eligible for company holidays.

Other compensation: Per Diem team members are not eligible for other compensation.

About Us

Pediatrix® Medical Group, Inc. (Pediatrix) is the nation’s leading provider of physician services. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties include obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology complemented by more than 20 pediatric subspecialties, as well as pediatric primary and urgent care clinics. The group’s high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives. The physician-led company was founded in 1979 as a single neonatology practice and today provides its highly specialized and often critical care services through more than 5,000 affiliated physicians and other clinicians in 37 states.

Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: .

Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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