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Pediatric Hospitalist

Careers Physician Openings Pediatric Hospitalist

St. Luke's Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital is a Level II DNV accredited, 267-bed Regional Trauma Center with a hospital in Duluth and primary and specialty clinics throughout the region. St. Luke's serves patients using the best medical technology available and with the highest level of compassion.

Birthing Center: 700-800 deliveries per year (OB/GYN, Midwife, and Family Medicine)
Pediatric Unit: 8-bed security-controlled unit

Pediatric Hospitalist

St. Luke's is excited to open another position for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatrician or Med/Peds provider to become part of our newly-established and growing Pediatric Hospitalist program. Join the group of St. Luke's current inpatient pediatric team consisting of one full time Pediatric Hospitalist, 6 primary care Pediatricians, and varied Family Medicine physicians who all take part in providing high quality pediatric hospital coverage. It is an exciting time to be at St. Luke’s Hospital where you can be part of the growth and innovation of our pediatric department.

  • 12 hour overnight shifts available: currently 4 on/3 off; eventually expanding to 24/7 coverage with flexibility in scheduling.
  • Coverage includes inpatient pediatrics, ED consultation, newborn nursery, and high-risk deliveries all within a single hospital setting.
  • See patients in a private, 8-bed Pediatric Unit with dedicated and proficient nursing staff.
  • Enjoy a brand new and bustling birthing center experiencing nearly 800 deliveries per year with Pediatric involvement including:
    • Attending C-sections and high-risk deliveries.
    • Managing Specialty Care Nursery with common admissions including prematurity (34+ weeks), sepsis evaluation, hypoglycemia, respiratory distress, and NAS.
    • Handling routine newborn nursery care.
  • Common procedures include lumbar puncture, circumcision, UVC placement, and endotracheal intubation
  • Contribute to strong collaborative interdisciplinary connections with OBGYN, Emergency Department, and Surgical Services.
  • Real-time 24/7 telephone specialty consultation available through Minneapolis Children’s Hospital and the U of MN.
  • Opportunities to work with Family Medicine Residents and University of MN Medical Students.
  • NRP & PALS certification required.

Meet the Physicians

Location:

Duluth, MN
Duluth population: 87,000
Service area: 492,000

Community Description:

Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, Duluth is a regional medical, cultural, entertainment, educational, banking and retail center serving northeast Minnesota, northwest Wisconsin, upper Michigan and southern Ontario, Canada. Cultural activities include the acclaimed Duluth/Superior Symphony Orchestra, professional Minnesota Ballet Company, Duluth Playhouse, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center and Great Lakes Aquarium. Recreational opportunities are bountiful including fishing, camping, golfing, hiking, boating, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and skating. This community is home to the College of St. Scholastica, the University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College, Fond du Lac Community College and across the bay, the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Duluth also has 23 public schools, three charter schools, one private and four parochial schools. The city's harbor welcomes over 1,000 ocean-going and Great Lakes freighters annually. The physician population is over 400 with one of every seven residents employed in health care and also rated first in the U.S. for quality healthcare in communities of its size. Duluth has 50 restaurants in the downtown area alone and also maintains 23 city parks, sculpture and rose gardens. It was rated by Money Magazine as one of the top four midwestern small cities, based on livability.

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Physician Recruiters

Meghan Anderson 218.249.5721
April Knapp 218.249.5027

mdrecruit@slhduluth.com
915 East 1st St
Duluth, MN 55805
800.321.3790
218.249.3090 (Fax)

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Establish care: 218.249.4000
General questions: 218.249.5555

915 East First Street
Duluth, MN 55805