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Supplemental Pediatric Hospitalist

Mayo Clinic

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Part-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: February 9, 2024
The Department of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Mankato, MN, is seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Hospitalist to join our vibrant, growing pediatric practice in Mayo Clinic Health System’s largest hub site in Minnesota.  Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato has over 1,500 deliveries per year.  Overview of Role:Our Inpatient Pediatric Care Team has an opening for a Supplemental Pediatric Hospitalist.  Physicians will work both independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary care team to assess, diagnose, manage, and evaluate the health care needs of neonates, infants and children. Physicians in this position will care for patients affected by prematurity, respiratory distress, infectious diseases, congenital heart disease, and/or other anomalies. Clinical responsibilities include attendance at deliveries (including high-risk), resuscitation of newborns, care of healthy newborns, day-to-day management of babies in the Level II Nursery, and care of hospitalized children.  Procedures performed include circumcisions, umbilical central lines, lumbar punctures, frenulectomies, intubations, and emergent needle decompression of pneumothorax. Services Provided:MCHS Mankato has the largest number of deliveries in the Mayo Clinic Health System.  Mankato has the only Level II Nursery within 80 miles, and provides care to premature babies and other newborns requiring special care due to low birth weight, respiratory distress, or various other disorders.  Babies requiring care in a NICU are transferred to Rochester or Minneapolis/St. Paul.Practice Dynamics (Inpatient/Outpatient, Call, Outreach):This position is solely inpatient.  Hospitalists stay in-house.  Shifts are 24 hours in length.Collaborative/Supportive Partnerships: The Mankato pediatric inpatient team is composed of pediatric hospitalists and advanced practice providers (APPs).  The APPs assist with care of normal newborns. The Mayo Clinic pediatric subspecialists in Rochester provide a ready source of support and consultation.  The Electronic Delivery Room platform (eDR) provides immediate electronic connectivity to Rochester neonatologists 24/7 via remote video guidance.Mayo Clinic Health System:Mayo Clinic Health System is a family of clinics, hospitals and other health care facilities serving more than 60 communities in southern Minnesota, northeastern Iowa and western Wisconsin. Each site works to best meet the unique needs of the community it serves. Facilities range from large regional medical centers with hospitals to rural primary care clinics.Founded in 1992, Mayo Clinic Health System links the expertise of Mayo Clinic with health care providers in local communities to offer patients a full spectrum of health care options, with more than 100 medical services and specialties available throughout the system. Patients receive quality health care at Mayo Clinic Health System sites and, when needed, can receive specialty care at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. By working together, sharing resources and knowledge, and implementing new programs, services and technology, Mayo Clinic Health System meets the highest standards for medical care and health improvement.Mayo Clinic Health System links Mayo Clinic’s respected expertise in patient care, research and education with Mayo’s community-focused multi-specialty groups in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. Today, more than 950 physicians practice in 75 communities.Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.Click here to watch a video highlighting the Mankato community.
Requisition Type
Job Schedule
Part time
Licensure/Certification: Qualified candidates will have, or have the ability to obtain, the following required licenses and certifications:  a current and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Minnesota, DEA license, board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.  Need Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) upon hire, and Neonatal Resuscitation Plan (NRP) certification.Other qualifications: Candidates will possess the ability to work independently/autonomously and interdependently with other health care professionals.  Extensive patient assessment skills using diagnostic methods and instruments are required as is the ability to develop appropriate plans of care, modifying as indicated.  Candidates will possess effective communication skills and interpersonal skills with patients, families and members of health care team.  As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.