Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

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We are seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician with POCUS fellowship training or extensive experience to act as lead for Emergency Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound at the Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH-DE) in Wilmington, DE.xc2xa0Our division consists of 23 PEM trained physicians, 7 general pediatricians, and 7 PEM fellows in our fully-accredited PEM fellowship program, along with physician assistants and nurse practitioners.xc2xa0 NCH-DE is a multi-specialty pediatric hospital and is the only ACS certified pediatric Level I trauma center in the state.xc2xa0 We have a large catchment area, including all of DE, as well as surrounding states including PA, NJ, and MD.xc2xa0Essential Functions: xc2xa0 Responsible for creating a POCUS curriculum for the Pediatric Emergency fellowship program. Provide lectures. Oversee quality assurance for trainees. Participate in developing POCUS related policies and credentialing requirements. Represent the Emergency Department as a member of the Hospital-wide POCUS Governance Committee in establishing a POCUS infrastructure for the division.xc2xa0This position would provide protected time to accomplish these goals. The division will provide necessary equipment and recently purchased a state-of-the-art ultrasound machine.The Emergency Department cares for over 60,000 patients a year in our 44-bed state of the art facility that opened in 2014 as part of a major expansion of the hospital.xc2xa0 A portion of the department acts as a treatment area, seeing lower acuity patients and staffed by general pediatricians, PAs, and NPs.xc2xa0 The Nemours Emergency Department is home to a 6-bed behavioral health unit that opened in 2023 and shares oversight and staffing with psychiatry to better serve our patients requiring psychiatric care.The Division also includes a growing research emphasis. We are a member of the GLACiER node of PECARN and involved in a number of multi-center studies.xc2xa0Our division has a strong educational mission and acts as a clinical home to many recognized outstanding educators. NCH-DE acts as the main hospital for residents from the Pediatric Residency Program of Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University/Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware. We also serve as a pediatric clerkship site for students rotating from Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) and we serve as a teaching site for residents in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine programs from throughout the area.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Faculty appointment and advancement are available through SKMC.Members of our division are active in research, quality improvement/continuous improvement and administration, as well as education. xc2xa0Our department serves as a site for multiple multi-center studies and members of the division regularly present at national conferences.Situated on a beautiful estate in Wilmington, DE, and close to Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs, Nemours offers a unique opportunity to practice in a premier setting.xc2xa0 The area is known for its top ranked school systems, recreational opportunities, family-oriented settings, access to world class restaurants, professional sports teams, and entertainment.As a Nemours physician, you’ll be part of an award-winning team where innovation is the norm. As a pediatric system with both clinical and academic partnerships, we are 100% focused on ensuring a healthier future for children. As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty practices and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.xc2xa0xc2xa0Nemours offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes relocation; occurrence-based malpractice coverage; health, life, and dental insurance; 403B retirement plan; CME, licensure, and dues allowances; tuition reimbursement; and premium in-network health coverage for children of full-time Associates.xc2xa0Nemours is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.xc2xa0 Interested applicants should send or email a letter of interest and CV to:xc2xa0John Loiselle, MD, FAAP, Chief, Division of Emergency MedicineNemours Children’s Hospital of Delaware1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803jloisell@nemours.orgxc2xa0302.651.5860 phone, 302.651.4227 fax.At Nemours, our physicians work together – across specialties, clinics, and hospitals – to give children care that’s among the safest, most caring, and compassionate. This unique collaboration has earned Nemours a place among the most respected pediatric health care systems in the nation. As part of a pediatric health system with both clinical and academic partnerships, we are 100% focused on ensuring a healthier future for children.xc2xa0 We strive for excellent outcomes across all of our medical and surgical specialties – and we measure these outcomes in order to provide consistent, top-rated care. Nemours physicians are committed to family-centered care and to making families true partners in every aspect of a child’s treatment and care. As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, we’ve made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It’s a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention. Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy.xc2xa0 We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment.xc2xa0 All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients and families.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.xc2xa0 Candidates of diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply. Please click here to review Nemours Anti-Racism Statement ( xc2xa0 To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us

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