September 28, 2021
Highland Main Office & Urgent Care
Schedule: Nine half days and 1 half day of admin
time. Clinic is Mon- Fri (8-12 a.m.; 1-5 p.m.).
The patient schedule is “open access”, i.e. each day your schedule will
have protected openings to accommodate same-day sick patient visits. The typical number of pts./day = low-high 20s
& for Half days’ number of pts = 12-14.
Medi-CAL patients are capped at 300 per physician panel.
Record: Epic Systems
Call: Shared equally
by all BMG Pediatricians, whether, Full-time or Part-time.
& Weeknights Call (Mon.-Thurs.): ~ 1 in 10 weeknights. Weekday call is
taken one day at a time, 7 a.m. to 7 a.m. You have regular clinic office hours
on call days. Redlands Community
Hospital (RCH) Nursery calls you for any new babies or problems with any babies
born during the day. After clinic office
schedule is over, the on-call physician rounds ONLY on the babies born during the day. 5 p.m.-7 a.m. call is taken by
phone, assisted by Nurse Advice Unit which screens all incoming calls when
out-patient offices are closed, and 3 Beaver Urgent Care Centers (open 7 a.m.
to 11 p.m. 365 days a year). The on-call
Pediatrician answers newborn hospital questions and triages calls from the Nurse Advice Unit,
Urgent Care or Redlands Community Hospital ER (typically 0-5 calls per night).
Weekends Call (Friday
7 a.m.- Monday 7 a.m.): ~1 in 10
weekends. Weekend call involves hospital newborn
rounds on Saturday and Sunday. Saturdays9-12 a.m. there is a Pediatric Weekend
Clinic at the Redlands Oasis office, which is very close to the hospital.
Patients are scheduled for this clinic, it is not walk-in. All weekend phone calls from patients go to
our Nurse Advice Unit first. You are
only called for newborn hospital questions and complex or unusual outpatient calls
that Nurse Advice Unit can’t handle without back-up.
Rounding at RCH
Nursery/NICU: About 1 in 10 weeks (Monday-Friday) you round on all
babies born at RCH. During your week of
hospital rounds, your clinic schedule is blocked from 8am to 2pm. You will see clinic patients from 2-5pm. RCH
has a busy obstetrical service and NICU, supported by a Neonatologist team of
physicians. C-Sections are attended by
the NICU team, NOT Pediatricians. All
babies needing IVs, IV antibiotics, or monitors are admitted to NICU and can be
followed with or without RCH Neonatologists’ team, depending upon your
privileges and preferences. The RCH
Neonatologists are always available to answer questions, do consults, or take
over management of any patients if you are not comfortable. There is a standing hospital protocol for
them to automatically manage small preemies and babies with known
Must have a CA License