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Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

July 15, 2022

Physician Leader – CNPA Ft Davis/Clinton (220001L4)

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The Division of Children’s National Pediatricians & Associates (CNPA) is seeking a CNPA Physician Leader to oversee clinical operations, with a focus on maintaining the highest standards of clinical excellence, fiscal responsibility, safety, and professionalism. This responsibility is performed in partnership with the Practice Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians and Administrative Manager leaders to ensure the highest level of efficiency and safety, while encouraging a collaborative and team-based culture. The Practice leader will report directly to the Medical Director of CNPA and CNPA Director of Business Operations. In addition to Physician Leadership duties, will be responsible for the comprehensive care of patients in the Children’s National Pediatrician & Associates practices including; appropriate documentation and reporting where required and needed; supervision of assigned clinical and nonclinical staff; and participation in assigned administrative & quality improvement activities and regularly scheduled provider meetings.

Minimum Education and Required Licenses

Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Completion of residency program in pediatrics
Fully licensed and credentialed attending staff category physician on the medical staff of Children’s National Medical Center
Completion of residency in pediatrics, board eligible or board certification in general pediatrics by American Board of Pediatrics/ or American Osteopathic Association

Functional Accountabilities

Perform patient care, including examinations, tests, reports, procedures and other functions accepted as part of the practice of medicine consistent with normally accepted standards of care
Analyze reports and/or findings of tests and personal examinations in order to assess the medical condition of the patient, including diagnosing his/her injury or illness and formulating a prognosis
Perform or supervise various invasive medical procedures that include, but are not limited to, the injection of medications, inoculations, and vaccinations
Prescribe medication and treatment for the patient and recommending appropriate physical and dietary routines and methods for prevention of disease and personal hygiene
Responsible for causing 24 hours a day, 365 days per year coverage of patient care needs for the location or locations where the Physician performs clinical services
Appropriately document findings, procedures, etc. in the designated electronic medical record
Oversight of the Practice budget and financial viability in collaboration with the Practice Operations Manager and collaborate in future planning of practice and organization, assist with creating a 5-year plan for practice

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About Children’s National

Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the No. 5 children’s hospital in the nation. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the sixth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. As a non-profit, Children’s National Hospital relies on generous donors to help ensure that every child receives the care they need.

Children’s National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

For additional information, please contact Angela McMillan, Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant, Phone: 240-531-6545,