Pediatric hospitalists are New Jersey Medical School - Department of Pediatric faculty with expertise in the management and coordination of the complex care of hospitalized infants, children and adolescents. Our pediatric hospitalist service provides care to patients at University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey.
Our team of highly trained general pediatricians coordinate the care of any infant, child or adolescent during their hospitalization. From a child’s hospital admission until his or her discharge, the hospitalist team will:
- Conduct family-centered and patient-centered rounds daily with nurses, social workers, care coordinators, child life specialists and pharmacists. Include the patient (if able) and family in these rounds to ensure communication between the family and all members of the team.
- Coordinate all medical and surgical consultations with specialists.
- Maintain close communication with the patient’s primary care physician.
- Maintain involvement in all quality improvement and patient safety efforts, as well as clinical research projects.