Fellow - Cardiac Anesthesiology

Jun 23, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Full Time
The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation is charged with the vision of making pediatric surgery more precise, less invasive, and pain free. The Institute provides a rich R&D environment with close links to prestigious medical, engineering, and business schools in Washington, DC area. Our network of business advisors includes leaders in the investment community, industry, government, and professional firms. Most of our researchers hold MDs and PhDs and have track records of peer-reviewed published papers and participation on editorial boards and advisory panels. Throughout our labs, you will find scientists and engineers turning ideas into prototypes to transform our technology into market ready products.


Medical Doctor (M.D.) - Board certified or eligible for board certification in primary practice specialty (Required). Additional training (previous research fellowships or relevant work experience) preferred. (Preferred)

Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Demonstrated interest in a multi-disciplinary approach to biomedical research (e.g., publications, grants, awards).
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in the area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
  • Ability to function independently in evaluating patient problems and developing a plan for patient care.
  • Ability to incorporate ethical concepts into patient care and discuss these with the patient, family, and other members of the health care team.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to Continuing Medical Education and remains current on the developments and progress in his/her subspecialty.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.

Functional Accountabilities

Commitment to World Class Care
  • Provide clinical services for patients at Children's Hospital and other approved sites in an ethical, professional and timely manner.
  • Provide oversight of the medical care team and manage direct patient care for a specified patient population; improve continuity of care, customer service and partnerships with community medical providers through timely completion of records and communication.
  • Provide on-call services as determined by the division leadership.
  • Actively participate in family centered care and communicate in a professional and compassionate manner; refer patients to specialists and to relevant ancillary services as appropriate.
  • Appropriately utilize the defined chain of command and escalation policies.
  • Respond to team members and outside medical providers in a timely and respectful manner; communicate clearly to trainees expectations regarding patient updates and notifications of significant clinical changes, and encourages questions from trainees.

Commitment to Advocacy
  • Participate in CNMC's advocacy initiatives.
  • Contribute scholarly effort to the advancement of public policy to promote population-based pediatric health and well being.
  • Teach patients and families about treatment, prevention, and care enhancement techniques.
  • Participate in specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
  • Contribute scholarly effort to the advancement of public policy that promotes population-based pediatric health and well being.

Commitment to Education
  • Participate as appropriate in hospital/university -wide educational programs.
  • Provide timely feedback to trainees.
  • Ensure adequate orientation for the care that the trainees deliver.
  • Supervise and train clinical professionals and students effectively.

Commitment to Quality & Compliance
  • Follow established bylaws, policies and procedures, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • Adequately and promptly complete all clinical documentation as required by JCAHO, other regulatory bodies and/or the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and Policies and Procedures include complete clinical charge documentation.
  • Identify problems related to patient services and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Cooperate and participate in the development, implementation and revision of policies affecting medical practice, judgment and quality of care; Participate as a member of special care teams, Medical Staff and hospital committees.
  • Review and prepare protocol for use by staff. Evaluate patient care according to adopted protocol and Quality Assurance program criteria.
  • Participate in evaluation of peers and support staff; acknowledge and report medical and/or other errors as well as participate in efforts to prevent them.

Organizational Accountabilities-Staff

Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural/ ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital 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.

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