Pediatric Hospitalist - Children's Hospital of GA/Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Type: Full Time
College / University
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: Job ID: 253439
The Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia is actively seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatrician to join as a full-time faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.
The position will provide clinical care for the pediatric patient population in the inpatient setting. Clinical care would include but is not limited to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders, consultations, acute care, ordering and interpreting lab results, developing treatment plans, and patient/family education. The position will maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated, and share weekday, weekend, and holiday emergent/after-hours call coverage. Educational responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing mentorship, clinical supervision and consultation to residents/medical students/staff at MCG/AU and develop a more in-depth educational experience for trainees in Pediatric Hospital Medicine.
Comprehensive services are provided in the 154 bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia with the region’s only Level IV NICU and Level 1 PICU. We have a comprehensive group of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists serving children and families from across Georgia and we are a key sub specialty referral center for the southeast. The Children’s Hospital of Georgia is part of the Augusta University Health System which includes a 478-bed medical center, a Medical Office Building with more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient setting.
Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident teaching. Additionally, candidates should have an MD/DO degree and be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics.
The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the State of Georgia. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan-area population of more than 400,000.
Augusta supports an active arts community with touring companies of Broadway productions, a regional ballet company, and a professional symphony orchestra. The cost of living is below the national average, yet the quality of life ranks well above that same national average. The largest lake in Georgia is our neighbor, and there are beaches and mountains within a couple of hours drive.
The faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia finds life in Augusta to be a perfect balance between big city and small town. Our physicians are active in the community: participating in local organizations, sporting activities, and volunteer efforts.
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
About Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
A comprehensive research university with an academic medical center located in the storied city of Augusta, Georgia, Augusta University provides boundless opportunity for employees to further their passion for teaching, discovery, service, and clinical practice on four campuses in Augusta and branch campuses across the state.
Augusta University seeks to recruit and retain top talent in all our jobs. With more than 12,000 dedicated employees, each plays a vital role in the University’s mission to shape leaders, provide exemplary patient care, work on groundbreaking research, provide foundational knowledge, support students, and work collaboratively to solve global challenges. Opportunities range from benefits eligible positions to temporary opportunities at full or part-time, depending upon the specific job.