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LCH Pediatric Hospitalist (Lincoln/Cleveland) - Physician

Shelby, NC, United States
Job ID: 82098
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Hospitalist
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 24/7/365
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27341004930982-Hospitalist - Pediatric

Overview

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite Pediatric Hospitalists to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together at Atrium Health Levine’s Children’s Hospital Cleveland in Shelby, NC and Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital Lincoln in Lincolnton, NC. 

Atrium Health Levine Children’sis seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Hospital Medicine physician to join their team of physicians in Shelby and Lincolnton, NC. This is a fabulous opportunity to join our dynamic team and work at the regions premier children’s hospital. This position is well suited for a pediatrician with a desire to attend deliveries, provide newborn stabilization and well-baby care.  This site is close to the North Carolina mountains and offers wonderful work-life balance with its shift scheduling.  

Position details: 

Schedule of shifts are taken 24-72 hours at a time, with 3-4 x 24-hour shifts per month at Cleveland and 7-8 x 24 hour shifts/month at Lincoln. 

This role is primarily a newborn delivery service with general inpatient pediatric coverage.  Delivery attendance and stabilization followed by caring for infants in the well baby nursery and level II Special Care Nursery.  

In addition, caring for general inpatient pediatric patients in an observation and inpatient status on the same physical unit at Cleveland. 

This will be an inpatient role, with an average of 5 admissions/shift with ADC 10-15 at Cleveland.  Joining a staff of 4 hospitalists 

Lincoln coverage includes being within 30 minutes of the hospital while on-service to be available for delivery coverage. Average daily census is between 4-6 newborns/day, and may include patients in the Level II nursery. There is an NRP trained team on the ground at all times, including RN and RT support.    

Near-by Atrium Health supported condo available to Providers if their primary residence is more than 30 minutes away from the Cleveland/Shelby location.  Providers must live within 30 minutes of the Lincolnton location.  For reference, Lincolnton and Shelby are 40 minutes apart from each other.  

Telemedicine privileges available. 

Qualification requirements:  

BC/BE in General Pediatrics required, Pediatric Hospital Medicine preferred. 

Experience with UVC placement, LPs for procedures, NRP and PALS certification 

Experience in inpatient pediatric medicine is preferred, open to new graduates. 

Atrium Health Cleveland is recognized by Newsweek as a Best Maternity Hospital for 2022. We’re proud to provide exceptional care for women and babies, consistently meeting high standards for safety and quality. Atrium Health Cleveland is a 241-bed hospital in Shelby, NC, providing comprehensive emergency services and specialty medical care and was the first Level III trauma center in NC, offering advanced emergency care. The campus offers a variety of medical services, including a day surgery center, cancer treatment center, long-term care facility, behavioral health center, specialty care clinics, a community wellness and outreach program, a women and children’s center, interventional heart program and physician practices.  

   

Atrium Health Lincoln is a 101-bed regional facility that offers outstanding medical care to the citizens of Lincoln County. Lincolnton is a small town, located in the foothills of the NC Mountains with access to hundreds of trails for hiking and outdoor activities. This peaceful, rural town has much to offer families and those seeking a charming close-knit community, while also being within driving distance to the bustling city of Charlotte, NC, and the thriving community of Lake Norman.