Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a Critical Care Physician to join the team at Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ.Chilton Medical Center is a newly renovated, 260-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital with 653 physicians representing 60 medical specialties. Located approximately 25 miles from NYC-Manhattan, Chilton serves more than 160,000 patients annually across 33 communities in Northern New Jersey.
Physician of Critical Care Services at Chilton Medical Center
o On-site rounding for all intensive care unit patients in collaboration with adult intensive care unit. Physician shall provide the local coordination of care, allowing for application for safety certification by primary care providers, hospitalists, or private critical care physicians.
o Provide critical care services according to the rules, standards, requirements and recommendations of the Joint Commission, NJ DOH and Senior Services and other applicable regulatory agencies, the hospitals and medical staffs bylaws and rules and regulations, hospital policies and procedures, and current standards of medical practice. All applicable provisions of law relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians shall be fully complied with.
o Ensures that all policies and procedures are supported by evidence and abide by policies as outlined
o Performs critical care services required at the hospital regardless of the patients form of insurance or ability to pay including follow up visits in the physicians office as required to treat, or to complete treatment of the specific medical condition for which specialty care services were initially requested.
o Participate in quality improvement and utilization review services
o Participate in and comply with any hospital activities and policies regarding length of stay or other utilization management plans
o Shall participate in and cooperate with the hospital during any sentinel event investigations, EMTALA compliance assessments, or other compliance activities
o Initiate and or participate in clinical research and system-wide research efforts as mutually agreed.
o Work collaboratively with Transitions of Care program, and support implementation of targeted care pathways at nursing homes, the ACO and with Atlantic Home Care
o Integrate patient goals of care into IP care
Critical Care Call Coverage
o Will participate in critical care call coverage, participating in call schedule coverage and responding to a call from the ED or IP unit requiring critical care services, responding by phone or in person within 30 minutes after being summoned. The determination as to whether a case requires bedside critical care services shall be made by the critical care services physician following discussion with the ED, AICU or a hospital physician. Cases requiring bedside care include but are not limited to:
o Multiorgan failure
o Severe or rapidly progressive shock unresponsive to initial management
o Acute respiratory distress syndrome
o Severe pneumonia with respiratory failure
o Severe metabolic derangements
Board certification or Board eligible in Critical Care and Surgery and/or Pulmonary Disease
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortunes Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
Internal Number: 11309664
About Atlantic Health System
We strive for excellence with our patients and each other.We are Atlantic Health System. Atlantic Health System is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey, providing a wide array of health care services to the residents of Northern and Central regions of the state as well as Pike County, PA, and southern Orange County, NY. Through our vision, we empower our communities to be the healthiest in the nation.We are comprised of Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital – all of which are accredited by The Joint Commission and members of AllSpire Health Partners.Specialty service areas include advanced cardiovascular care, pediatric medical and surgical specialties, neurology, orthopedics and sports medicine. Each of these programs has earned top ratings and recognitions in their respective fields.Atlantic Health System is an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets and an official health care provider of the New Jersey Devils.The system has been chosen for the past s...ix consecutive years by FORTUNE® as one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®.” Our organization has also been recognized six times by AARP as one of the “Best Employers for Workers over 50” and was named for a fifth consecutive year as one of Health Care’s Most Wired organizations in the July 2014 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, the journal of the American Hospital Association.