Pediatric EM (PEM) - Physician

Stamford Health

Location: Stamford, CT

ED Volume: 76,000

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Stamford Health

One Hospital Plaza
Stamford, CT 06904

If you're looking for an inspiring job, you've come to the right place. As a pediatric emergency medicine physician at USACS, you will have the opportunity to touch the lives of children in the emergency department, while working in a fast-paced, tight-knit environment. We are looking for individuals with a passion for pediatric medicine who are interested in joining our model of physician ownership and integrated acute care.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE:

Hospital

  • New hospital built in 2016
  • 305-bed full-service, Level II Trauma Center, regional center of excellence
  • Full service capabilities with most specialties represented including critical care, medical/surgical inpatient care, maternity services, and behavioral health psychiatric inpatient services
  • SCPC accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Responsive, full service lab and radiology are available 24 hours per day
  • Radiology 24-hour coverage
  • 20-bed – State of art Intensive Care Unit
  • Established hospitalist service, embedded in ER with CASR management, provides care for most admissions
  • Affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System?
  • Major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and sacred heart PA program
  • Separate Pediatric Emergency Department

Emergency Department

  • 20% admission rate, representing 60% of total hospital admissions
  • Broad community pathology
  • Transfer rate ~1% (PICU, trauma, neurosurgery)
  • New, all private 48-bed, 52,000 sq. ft. ED includes a dedicated rapid treatment area and behavioral health hold unit
  • No ED boarding, rapid admission policy
  • ED bedside Ultrasound
  • Electronic medical record (EMR) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) – Charting soon to be performed by ED scribes. Dragon voice recognition dictation is also used
  • Highly regarded ED nursing staff, excellent nurse to patient ratio
  • Full department status 

Community

Located just 35 miles northeast of Manhattan, coastal Fairfield County is unique and diverse. Connecticut’s New England Heritage and proximity to New York City combine to unite Yankee hospitality and charm with a unique blend of big city cultural sophistication. Previously considered a bedroom community to NYC, Stamford now hosts a significant number of Fortune 500 companies. Enjoy concerts, plays and world-class art exhibits. Rivers, lakes and 250 miles of shoreline provide for your water sport interests. Restaurants offer every cuisine under the sun. Outdoor recreation from biking and hiking to snowboarding is available nearby. Housing options range from urban apartments to gracious small towns and suburbs to 200 year-old farmhouses. The public schools consistently rank at the top nationwide, and have more private schools per capita than any other state.

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