The Neonatologist will provide teaching and medical consultation as necessary for Departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery and Family Medicine.
The incumbent will also support medical staff utilization management and clinical effectiveness efforts, enhance the quality and safety of in-patient care, utilize evidence-based care of patients admitted to the Neonatology service (either referred by private MD or admitted from Labor and Delivery / Well Baby Nursery).
Clinical responsibility includes a call requirement of eight 24-hour, in-house calls per month (192 hours).
In the patient centered care model, the Neonatologist will coordinate and communicate with the multidisciplinary team, patients and their families; demonstrate a high degree of clinical expertise in working with acute and chronic illnesses of the newborn infant; and provide care and education to families. In addition, the Neonatologist will participate in educational opportunities for residents, medical students and nursing staff, and they work with all care team members to assure quality patient care and promote education and research.
Board Certification in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Connecticut medical license and medical staff privileges
DEA and CT Controlled Substance Registration
NRP Certification – Provider (Hospital-based Instructor desired)