BC Pediatric Surgeon Needed for Ongoing Coverage in Springfield, MO

$500 / hour
Job description

Mercy Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Surgeon for coverage.

Additional Details:

• What’s the reason for LT coverage? Excessive call for 2 surgeons

• How many Physicians do you need now? 2 physicians now and over the next 6-12 months

• How soon do you need coverage? ASAP

• Shifts: July 1st-July 8th and ongoing, Long weekends – 24 hour shifts 7am – 7am

• Night or Day Shifts? Both

• How many HM physicians in the group? 2 full time peds surgeons

• Is there a night call? Yes

• Will this call consist of a phone consult or will the Provider have to come into the hospital? Phone and surgeries. 0-2 calls per shift avg.

• If called in, will the Physician perform procedures? Yes

• Will this Provider supervise mid-levels? No

• What’s the hospital certified trauma level? Level 1

• If no trauma, where do you ship trauma cases? Trauma is covered by trauma service, not pediatric surgery. Pediatric surgery provides assistance if needed

• Are procedures a requirement? Central Lines, Arterial Lines, Intubation, Paracentesis, and Thoracentesis

• Is rounding in the ICU a requirement? Yes

• Who responds to codes? Hospitalist

• Certifications: Board Certified, Pediatric Advances Life Support, and Basic Life Support Required

• Will you wait for licensure? If no other option

• What’s the Electric Medical Record system? Epic

• What’s the appropriate definition of the HM group? Pediatric Surgery

• Time to credential the LT provider? Credentialing takes at minimum 6 weeks from the time the completed application is submitted. If not complete, it will take longer.

Candidate Requirements Missouri Phone interview
Clinical Workload — Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.
Benefits Nomad will provide medical malpractice insurance:
  • Coverage: Occurrence-based
  • Claim Limit: $1.0M
  • Aggregate Limit: $3.0M
  • Carrier: Coverys