Duties and Responsibilities: We seek individuals who are outstanding physicians, subspecialty trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual boarded in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, and who are looking for a unique opportunity to participate in an emergency facility with a strong academically-oriented atmosphere, as faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Responsible for providing emergency medical services to critically ill and injured pediatric patients.
Specific duties include: (1) diagnosing and treating all types of medical emergencies for infants, children, teens, and young adults, (2) conducting complete patient examinations; (3) counseling patients and parents on treatment plans and care; (4) recording patient medical history; (5) recommending diagnostic testing based on medical history and physical examination; (6) providing daily inpatient clinical care to stabilize, treat, and heal pediatric patients; (7) teaching at least three PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) courses annually to residents, nurses, physicians, advanced practitioner, and physician assistants; (8) teaching one classroom course annually on first year resident procedures for suturing, intubation, lumbar puncture and splinting; (9) teaching course on mock codes with simulations for residents and nurses and clinical instructors at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC); (10) teaching block education course for general EM and pediatric residents; and (11) performing related administrative duties within division, department, and hospital.
M.D. degree or foreign equivalent; board certification or board eligibility in pediatric emergency medicine; ability to obtain PALS instructor certification within 3 months; ATLS certification; and Minnesota medical license.
Internal Number: 337764
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