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A children's hospital in Florida is seeking a pediatric hospitalist or palliative care physician for locum tenens coverage from January through July 2020, or until a permanent candidate is hired. The schedule is 4 days per week, 8-hour shifts, with no call or weekends. The locum will work in a collaborative palliative care team setting with 1 full-time NP and 1 social worker. The team meets at 8:30am every morning to discuss the patient list. Types of cases include prenatal palliative care consults as well as cystic fibrosis, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, etc. The average case load is 33 consults per day, of which 5-6 are new consults. The NP is the primary on new consults, and the MD co-rounds toward the end of the day. Candidates board certified in pediatric hospice and palliative care medicine are preferred, but we will consider BC family practice physicians with pediatric hospice and palliative care experience.
Dates Needed: January - July 2020
Hours Per Day: 8
Case Load/PPD: 33 consults per day
Assignment Type: Inpatient
Assignment Duration: Locums
Facility Type: Group Practice
Call Required: No
Board Certification Required: Yes
Patient Population: Peds
Reference ID: ORD-073341-MD-FL