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Attending Physician

Company: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



Attending Physician

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

LOC_VOOR1014-Voorhees Specialty Care Req ID: 69122

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

The physician who evaluates, treats, manages sick/well patients, documents medical findings in EPIC, provides support to patients, families and colleagues, collaborates with office administration and nursing staff. Board Certified Pediatrician to work in a community pediatric primary care office. Will see patients from birth to 18 years old. Will diagnose and treat various conditions. Do well and sick appointments. Counsel on vaccines. Order labs, testing, as appropriate. May need to round at Community hospitals to see newborns. Evenings and Saturdays are rotated. On call is also rotated. Be familiar with an electronic medical record. Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, legal, regulatory and clinical standards and requirements including (but not limited to): HIPPA, OSHA, Joint Commission, DOH and CLIA. May represent CHOP with external organizations, professional associations upon request.

Job Responsibilities

Direct Clinical Activities

  • Provide direct patient care to a panel of patients in the practice.
  • May supervise clinical providers including resident physicians and nurse practitioners and provide performance feedback in all aspects of clinical functions.
  • Supervise and ensure high quality of all clinical care services provided in the practice.
  • Continually review current pediatric standards of care and work with leadership team to implement new processes as needed. Respond to clinical alerts and updates from public health officials and others.

Educational Activities (if indicated)

  • May provide support and leadership for resident/medical student education curriculum and program implementation.

Research Activities (if indicated)

  • May participate in and/or oversee research activities, as needed, at the practice and provide feedback and consultation for studies as they progress. Delegate operational functions to other support staff as needed to accomplish the research goals and objectives.

Administrative Activities (if indicated)

  • May assist with management of the Practice:
  • Evaluate and effectively manage patient access, patient flow, quality improvement, staff performance, effective work teams.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of departmental standards, policies, guidelines and protocols.

Other Duties As Assigned.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Active medical license in Pennsylvania as well as other states in which s/he is expected to practice.

Current DEA License

Board Certified (or Board Eligible) in (sub) specialty required. Board Certification is set in compliance with Department / Division and Medical Staff Affairs By-laws (either immediately or within a prescribed time frame from date of hire).

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Graduate of a GMEC-accredited Medical School and Pediatric Residency (and/or Fellowship as indicated) Program. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO).

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Working knowledge of hospital policies, practices and protocols as well as applicable regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of computer systems and applications.
  • Skills in exercising initiative, judgment, problem solving, decision-making.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public.
  • Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and electronic).

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans. Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 866-820-9288


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Medical, EMR, Patient Care, Public Health, Pediatric, Healthcare

Keywords: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Attending Physician, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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