Pediatric Surgeon Job Description

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

Last update : July 14, 2023

Pediatric Surgeon Job Description

A pediatric surgeon or pediatric surgeon is someone who specializes in surgery of infants, children, and adolescents.

Pediatric surgeons generally perform operations on children who are typically aged 0 to 18 years.

Pediatric surgical specialties include: general surgery, pediatric surgery, pediatric urology, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric cardiology, pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric otolaryngology, pediatric gastroenterology, and pediatric neurology.

Pediatric surgeons often have additional training in pediatric surgery and are trained before graduating with a degree in medicine.

Pediatric surgeons usually complete 4 years of

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Pediatric Surgeon to join our team. We provide the best care for our patients and their families.

Pediatric Surgeon Duties:

  • Performs general surgical procedures on the pediatric population, specializing in replantation and salvage
  • Provide medical and surgical care and guidance for children, teenagers, and adults
  • Conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and prescribes medications
  • Manages and directs physicians, nurses, and support staff
  • Improves patient satisfaction and recovery rates

Pediatric Surgeon Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of 4 years of medical school
  • Graduate of an accredited 4-year residency program in surgery
  • Board certified in pediatric surgery
  • Knowledge of pediatric surgical subspecialties
  • Personal and professional integrity and capability to function in a professional and ethical manner
  • Excellent communication skills

Requirements And Skills:

  • Perform a full scope of pediatric surgical services, including operations of the abdomen, pelvis, chest, and extremities
  • Operate on children, adolescents, and young adults, including neonates, infants, and toddlers
  • Perform scheduled/elective procedures, including general surgery, trauma and critical care, urological, oncologic, and colorectal
  • Perform procedures in ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, and other health care facilities
  • Perform routine and preventive pediatric surgery
  • Apply principles of surgery such as physiology, anatomy, and surgery to patients’ conditions
  • Provide patient and family education
  • Educate medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Conduct clinical research
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is essential to our success. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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