Catholic Health Services Pediatric Intensivist in West Islip, New York
Pediatric Critical Care Physician West Islip, NY * Full Time Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center West Islip, New York The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Catholic Health Good Samaritan Hospital located on Long Island in West Islip, New York is seeking a full-time Pediatric Critical Care Physician to join our team. Defined as a quality clinical and academic institution that sponsors multiple residency and fellowship training programs throughout the Catholic Health System, as well as supporting medical student education for students rotating from across the country we welcome applications from physicians looking for a professionally fulfilling career. Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health. Located approximately 40 miles from the heart of New York City, in West Islip, Long Island New York, it is surrounded by a rich culture and history offering a diverse palette of attractions and points of interests. Children benefit from some of the best school districts and recreational activities. From professional sports, white sandy beaches, water activities, museums, golf, hunting and camping to ice skating, cross-country skiing and sledding, whatever the season, Long Island has it all. Good Samaritan with almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level 2 pediatric trauma center cares for nearly 950,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. We offer Suffolk County’s only free standing Center for Pediatric Specialty Care with satellite centers open in Nassau County and additional expansion planned. Catholic Health children’s program provides services for the smallest patients through our Level III Neonatology Unit through adulthood. We also have a separate and designated Pediatric Emergency Department staffed 24/7 by physicians specially trained in pediatric emergency medicine. In addition to the multiple pediatric specialists and pediatric surgical specialties supporting a robust inpatient unit, PICU and level III NICU, Good Samaritan additionally trains residents within their accredited pediatric residency training program and fellows in pediatric emergency medicine. This allows us to foster a team environment that is focused on evidence-based practice, continued learning and exceptional quality of care. As an integral member of our team, you will provide oversight and supervision of residents in training during rotations in Critical Care. You will have the opportunity to obtain an academic appointment commiserate with your expertise and training. Responsibilities: Participation in the Department’s coverage of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (“PICU”) and the sedation service. Participation in an on-call coverage schedule with other pediatric intensivists within the Division to ensure that the Hospital maintains 24 hour, 7day/week coverage of the PICU. Participation in teaching of residents and medical students, including lectures, precepting and small group teaching. Providing supervision and mentoring to medical students, as well as the trainees enrolled within the Pediatric residency training and fellowship programs. Participation in continuing medical education programs as appropriate. Assisting in the development of research and performance improvement initiatives established by the Chair of the Department. Maintaining high standards and quality of care to the patients cared for. Promoting high quality, cost effective care based on the best medical evidence. Participating in data collection to assess patient care and satisfaction studies. Making best efforts to keep current with developments in pediatrics, medical management and related areas through CME programs, medical literature review and medical staff conferences Qualified candidates are those that are Board Certified or Eligible in Pediatric Critical Care. A current NYS Physician’s license. The range for this position is $280,000 to $330,000 annually * *This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience and position location. The salary range or rate listed does not include any bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job and it does not include the value of benefits. At Catholic Health, we believe in a people-first approach. In addition to the estimated base pay provided, Catholic Health offers generous benefits packages, generous tuition assistance, a defined benefit pension plan, and a culture that supports professional and educational growth.