Pediatric Hospitalist (Newborns) Opportunity
- Trinity Health
- Springfield, Massachusetts
- Closing date
- Feb 21, 2024
- Hospital Medicine (MD)
- Full Time
- Position Type
Trinity Health Of New England the region s largest nonprofit health system is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatrics physician to join our stellar newborn hospitalist program at Mercy Medical Center located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The selected candidate will join our team of three experienced, longstanding newborn hospitalists and several experienced APPs to cover The Family Life Center at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield.
Mercy Medical Center is a 200-bed community hospital. The Family Life Center is a 16-bed Level I maternity unit and newborn nursery (about 1,000 deliveries/year).
You ll be required to:
- Participate in coverage that is 24/7 in house (Shifts can be flexible including, day, evening/night, and weekends)
- Conduct daily rounds (3-12 newborns)
- Attend deliveries to evaluate and stabilize newborns
- Consult on pediatric ER patients, rarely on pediatric surgical patients and rehabilitation hospital patients
- Perform neonatal resuscitation and stabilization such as endotracheal intubation, IV placement and umbilical line placement with expertise, confidence, and ease
- Have a Massachusetts physician license
You ll enjoy:
- Working on a very close knit unit with excellent collaboration and communication with our OB/midwife in-house staff and nursing staff known to provide outstanding medical care in a pleasant, caring, and personal environment!
- Excellent support from our referral neonatologists.
- A competitive compensation and benefits package!
- Living and playing within welcoming neighborhoods with excellent schools, great restaurants, shopping, music, museums, historical areas, skiing, hiking, and more.
- Commuting easily to New York City, Boston and other destinations with nearby dependable air and rail services.
As part of Trinity Health of New England the region's largest nonprofit health system you will experience a culture of provider collaboration. Our practice model empowers providers to work at their highest levels, while allowing time for professional development and family life. If you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, you will thrive within the Trinity Health of New England Medical Group.
Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a great work/life balance.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Medical Center is a 251-bed, acute care medical surgical hospital located in Springfield, Massachusetts and is part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system. Providing a wide range of inpatient and ambulatory care services, Mercy Medical Center gives patients big-city medical expertise in an intimate, hometown setting. In fact, in 2016, Mercy Medical Center s Care Connect initiative received a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association. This patient-centered care delivery model focuses on transitions in care, quality and service improvement as well as hospital and facility-wide coordination, which results in shorter lengths of stay. Mercy has a long-standing commitment to delivering the safest, highest-quality health care.
Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Trinity Health Of New England serves a population of 3 million people with a singular patient focus: providing the best possible care, for the best possible outcomes. Focused on provider collaboration and rapidly growing, there are over 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners, and caregivers who, like you, put their patients above all else. This duality of progressive caregiving, combined with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved in our communities, is a formula that resonates deeply with the legacies of our clinical partners in this region.
Trinity Health Of New England s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers, or growing into a leadership role, it s time to join Trinity Health Of New England.
As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.
Springfield, Massachusetts sits on the Connecticut River, and its metro-area population is approximately 700,000. The city is home to major employers, including MassMutual Insurance, Smith & Wesson and General Dynamics, and also boasts many museums, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, its own zoo and symphony hall, and the iconic Forest Park Historic District. Rural, suburban and urban locales offer a variety of residential options, including 17 neighborhoods, such as South End, known for its rich Italian heritage, and Forest Park Heights, featuring more than 600 Victorian Painted Lady mansions. There s an excellent selection of private and public schools, as well as colleges, including Mount Holyoke, Smith and Amherst.
ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.
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