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Rheumatologist- AstP Full Time 40 Hours

Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

* SUMMARY * The Pediatric Rheumatologist will provide clinical care to children with rheumatologic, autoimmune and auto inflammatory disorders, and will also participate in shared rheumatology consultation on the inpatient service. The clinical focus will be in the ambulatory setting, and may include supervision of advanced practice providers and nursing staff.The Pediatric Rheumatologist is accountable for delivering comprehensive quality patient care according to standards of practice for children from birth through adolescence. The Rheumatologist functions as a member of an inter-disciplinary team within an integrated academic model. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES Assess, evaluate, diagnose and treat pediatric patients. Performs and/or orders clinically appropriate procedures for each patient.Analyze medical histories, diagnostic lab test and x-ray results, clinical examinations and perform physical examinations in formulating a diagnosis, plan of care and documenting in conformity with applicable professional standards, third party payer requirements and the Division's policies and procedures. Prescribes clinically appropriate medication and treatment for each patient. Refers each patient to other physicians, including specialists and other health care providers, whenever the patient's condition as necessary.Keeps and maintains accurate, complete, appropriate, timely and legible medical records relating to all professional services provided.Uses and promotes evidence-based clinical practice.Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention.Consults with Medical Director and other medical professionals as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues.Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the hospital.Participate in teaching and learning in an integrated academic model. Practice preventive health care through patient and family education and child health advocacy.Participate in peer review, development and consultation. Participate in special programs and services as assigned.Academic/scholarly work and division citizenship as per division chief.Participates in 24 HR Pediatric Hospitalist Call CoverageProvides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients.Perform other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No direct reports but oversees Fellows, Residents, Medical Students and Advanced Practice Providers (APRNs & PAs). EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED * MD, DO degree Pediatric Fellowship training2 (two) years of Experience preferredEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , Rheumatologist- AstP Full Time 40 Hours, Healthcare , Hartford, Connecticut

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