Neonatologist Physician

  • 132400
  • Pediatrics
  • March 02, 2021
  • Alexandria, LA 71301
  • Regular 24
  • March 18, 2021
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $268.00 - $280.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

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Discipline: Physicians

Specialty: Pediatrics

State: LA



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Michelle Chambers

Senior Manager of Recruiting, Behavioral Health


“I really like helping my doctors, particularly the older ones. I enjoy serving as their personal agent in finding positions that make the most sense for them. I have established some very solid relationships with many of my providers. They trust me and know I have their best interests at heart.”

Job Description & Requirements

Neonatologist Physician

This facility is seeking a Board Certified Neonatologist locum tenens support as they look to fill an ongoing need

Details and requirements for this opportunity:
  • Schedule: 24- hours in house plus call, 8a - 8a (8a- 4p in house, 4p- 8a on call)
  • Job Setting: Hospital, 34- bed, 12- 16 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 1,300 annual birth/deliveries, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 
  • Type of Cases: Neonatologist is to cover in house at any time during our Neonatal Nurse Practitioner lead transports from referring hospitals. The neonatologist will cover the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Newborn issues and requested deliveries until the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner returns. The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner goes on the transport with a respiratory therapist. If a VLBW is being transferred, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit  Registered Nurse will go in addition. Newborn Nursery Service (total 32 beds) is covered by local pediatricians, LSU Family Medicine (with residents and attendings), and Envision Neonatology.
  • Shifts responsibilities and procedures: In-hospital ~ 8 hrs/day. Share patient care workload with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Newborn Nursery. Rounding daily at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit bedside with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Call from home from 4 pm- 8 am. Shared procedures with Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR): Premier, note transferred to Meditech
  •  Certifications required: (Active Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS) certificates, Active DEA), Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Requirements: Active Louisiana Medical License, must have a clean background and malpractice, and must be Board Certified
  • Fellowship Required: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state.




 


 

Facility Location

Nestled in the heart of Louisiana, Alexandria is the quintessential Southern city situated on the Red River. Boasting a favorable location with easy access to the state's bigger cities, Alexandria is a melting pot of arts, culture and history. The city is also a key access point to the state's only national forest, Kisatchie, offering plenty of trails and natural scenery to take-in and explore.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for the contractor providers we match to client opportunities. In addition, our locum tenens typically receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team that handles all travel, lodging, rentals and transportation needs. Additionally, our Physician Mobility initiative decreases the amount of time you must wait to work at a facility where you are presented or have worked from 24 months to 6 months.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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