Pediatric Hospitalist - Philadelphia / King of Prussia (full-time, part-time available)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 215952

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


Seeking Breakthrough Makers   

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.

At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. 


CHOP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. 

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

Positioned at the core of one of the country’s foremost children’s hospitals, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP's) rapidly growing general pediatric hospitalist program offers tremendous depth and breadth of clinical activities. 

The section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) at CHOP is recruiting faculty at all experience levels to join our growing group of over 125 faculty. Full-time, part-time, and nocturnist positions are available. We do not require PHM board certification. 

Our section offers numerous clinical activities including attending-only general pediatric teams, surgical co-management, behavioral health co-management, complex care, and/or sedation services. Our hospitalists have the opportunity to work at our main Philadelphia campus as well as our new community site in King of Prussia. 

In addition to robust clinical exposure, the section of PHM offers many unique faculty development programs such as a formal mentoring program for early career hospitalists and weekly attending-only education conferences on a variety of topics. Our education curriculum includes M&M, quality improvement, complex care didactics, and clinical case conferences.

Job Responsibilities

Direct Clinical Activities

  • Provide direct patient care to hospitalized children
  • Diagnose and treat common inpatient pediatric conditions
  • Complete thorough and timely medical documentation in the EHR (Epic)
  • Triage urgent changes in patient’s clinical status and utilize rapid response team or pediatric code team when necessary
  • Provide general pediatric consultation to other services including surgery
  • May supervise clinical providers including medical students, resident physicians, Advanced Practice Providers and provide performance feedback in all aspects of clinical functions

Educational Activities (if indicated)

  • May provide support and leadership for medical student, resident physician, and Advanced Practice Provider educational curriculum and program implementation

Research Activities (if indicated)

  • May participate in scholarship activities within the Section of Hospital Medicine. These include but are not limited to:
    • Quality improvement projects, including clinical pathway design committees
    • Research projects in PHM

Administrative Activities (if indicated)

Other Duties as Assigned.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Active medical license in Pennsylvania
Current DEA License
Board Certified (or Board Eligible) in General Pediatrics. Board Certification is set in compliance with Department / Division and Medical Staff Affairs By-laws (either immediately or within a prescribed time frame from date of hire)

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Graduate of a GMEC-accredited Medical School and Pediatric Residency (and/or Fellowship as indicated) Program. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Working knowledge of hospital policies, practices and protocols as well as applicable regulations and guidelines.  Knowledge of computer systems and applications
  • Skills in exercising initiative, judgment, problem solving, decision-making
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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