The CHOC Children’s Specialists is seeking a full time Pediatric Hospitalist to join our well-established team. Candidates must have a CA Medical License and be board certified/board eligible in Pediatrics. Completion of a fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine or post-residency experience in inpatient pediatric care is preferred, but not required. We are seeking bright, independent physicians who enjoy a career in pediatric hospital medicine, resident teaching and have the desire to contribute to enhancing the quality of care for children in a community hospital setting. Hospitalists will provide day and night coverage, both with residents and on our attending only teams.
Responsibilities include providing quality care to pediatric medical and surgical patients from birth to young adulthood. Our service is the primary inpatient pediatric teaching rotation for the UCI-CHOC residency program comprised of 83 pediatric residents and the Kaiser OC family practice residency. We are also a primary teaching location for the University of California, Irvine and Dartmouth Medical schools. We are a constantly growing program within a large, well established group of 26 Hospitalists covering 3 locations. Opportunities in quality improvement, community outreach, resident education and administrative activities are available and encouraged.
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About CHOC Children's Specialist
The CHOC Children’s Specialists, a private pediatric subspecialty group, is composed of more than 250 physicians and 22 pediatric subspecialties. The group practices at CHOC Children’s, a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, Calif. Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021), CHOC Children's is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional healthcare network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, several primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four centers of excellence - The CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institute.
CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence. Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical c...are standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Beacon Award for Pediatric Critical Care Excellence.
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