Neonatologist Job Description

neonatologist job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Neonatologist Job Description

A neonatologist is a doctor who has made a special study of neonatology.

They provide care for premature babies.

This can refer to a neonatologist who is a physician who takes care of babies born prematurely, or a newborn specialist.

A neonatologist specializes in providing medical care to infants and young children.

They work in hospitals and neonatal intensive care units.

Neonatologists care for premature and sick babies, including those born with a congenital defect.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Neonatologist to come and work with us. We’re a great team and we’re passionate about what we do. If you’re interested, please get in touch.

Neonatologist Duties:

  • Analyze and interpret patient’s laboratory data, x-rays, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic imaging studies
  • Develop and implement treatment plans
  • Provide education, counseling, and support to the parents on infant and child development
  • Perform scheduled newborn exams and medical evaluations
  • Review and develop hospital policies and procedures
  • Review and revise treatment plans as necessary
  • Advise parents about the results of these evaluations
  • Specialize in neonatal conditions

Neonatologist Responsibilities:

  • Bariatric or Neonatal (3+yrs)
  • Previous NICU or Peds NICU experience – preferred
  • Willingness to precept nursing students
  • Experience in QI
  • Knowledge of NICU equipment or procedures
  • Knowledge of

Requirements And Skills:

  • Provide medical support for newborns, infants, and pediatric patients
  • Develop and implement medical management plans, work with specialists, and provide follow-up care for patients of all ages
  • Lead medical staff meetings, and instruct interns, residents, and other staff
  • Evaluate patients and order tests
  • Manage patient care plans, including preparation of reports, ordering of equipment, and prescription of therapies
  • Perform neonatal resuscitation, including endotracheal intubation and ventilator management
  • Maintain close communication with families
  • Conduct pediatric exams, including weight, height, and developmental assessment
  • Perform routine cardiologic and pulmonary evaluations of newborns
  • Manage on-call schedule in the event of an emergency
  • Manage medical records of newborns, infants, and pediatric patients
  • Perform physical examinations, including airway, respiratory, cardiac, and neurologic assessment
  • Perform procedures,

Company Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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