Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Company: MedTier Solutions ( Learn More )

General Information
Graduate Degree
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Our client in the Anchorage Metro Area is currently in need of a locums Pediatric Gastroenterologist to help their Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic from February 2018 until a new provider is hired (current provider will be retiring March 2018).


  • Must be Board Certified
  • Hospital privileges required – will take 4-6 months
  • Practice Details:

  • 45% Adolescent, 45% peds, 5% newborn.
  • 0-1 pts per day at the hospital, 7 outpatients per day.
  • The facility currently has 2 employed providers in their Ped GI Outpatient Clinic and there is 1 Ped GI who is in private practice so there are 3 PEDS GI providers in the state of Alaska. They all participate in the call coverage and listed on the same EMTALA call calendar with the only difference being the private practice provider is only required to take call 10 days per month per medical staff. The 2 employed Peds GI providers cover the remaining days of the month and locums would cover the call required for the provider they are here working in place of while here on assignment.
  • No assured backup for procedures. If other Pediatric Gastroenterologist is available, locum tenens physician may ask. Adult Gastroenterologists as a rule do not back up the Pediatric GI providers
  • The locums Pediatric Gastroenterologist will not be involved in covering/supervising teaching services. Medical students and family practice/pediatric residents can come to the clinic for shadowing experience. No written notes and do not see patients independently.
  • pH impedance available and preferred.
  • OP and IP Gastro procedures required - Upper GI endo (with biopsy, foreign body removal, fulguration of bleeder, injection of varices, banding of varices), diagnostic, esophageal dilation/manometry, small bowel biopsy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy with biopsy and excision of polyp. All procedures are done at the hospital and patients will need to be transferred to this facility.
  • 2 RN's, 1 MA in clinic, Endoscopy staff per hospital; anesthesia
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