Johns Hopkins University Clinical Associate in Frederick, Maryland

Range: MI

Level: 4

Salary: Competitive

Status: Full Time

School: School of Medicine

Location: MD - Other Location

Location City: Frederick

Location State: MD

_General Description_

A casual clinical neonatologist is sought to join Frederick Memorial Neonatal Associates, PLLC (a subsidiary corporation of Johns Hopkins University). The neonatology group includes neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners who are based at Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) but are dually credentialed both at JHU and at FMH.

Neonatologist will work as needed in hospital and attend high risk deliveries, provide prenatal and postnatal consultations as requested and render care to neonates in modern Level lIlA NICU with - 335 admissions/year.

Neonatologist will make multidisciplinary and discharge planning rounds in the NICU on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays if on duty. Neonatologist will guide nursing staff and ancillary personnel in providing neonatal care. Neonatologist will communicate with parent(s) and other health care professionals regarding plans of care for neonates in the NICU. Neonatologist will be expected to do in hospital night duty up to two times a week. (80%) Neonatologist will be expected to do "back up" call from home at times when a neonatology contract physician (who is not a board certified neonatologist) is on duty. (10%) Neonatologist will participate in quality improvement efforts and participate in committee work or staff meetings as requested. Neonatologist will help to keep up the Vermont Oxford Database registry.

Qualifications

M.D. or D.O. degree - Completion of approved residency training program in Pediatrics. Completion of approved fellowship training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Successful completion of neonatology fellowship training prior to employment. Recent work within the past year as a neonatologist or a neonatology fellow.

Knowledge and skill in neonatal resuscitation/stabilization/maintenance. Knowledge of parenteral nutrition administration. Skill in use of respirators and respiratory assist devices, umbilical catheter placement, thoracentesis and chest tube placement, lumbar puncture, PICC line placement. Knowledge and skill in interpretation of neonatal x-ray studies.