Adolescent Medicine Physician opportunity at Levine Children’s Hospital - Charlotte, NC
Carolinas HealthCare System
January 2, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
Full Time - Entry Level
The Section of Adolescent Medicine at Levine Children's Hospital, part of Carolinas HealthCare System, is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic Board Certified / Board Eligible Adolescent Medicine Physician to join the Department of Pediatrics Faculty. This faculty member will provide both primary and subspecialty care at Teen Health Connection, Charlotte’s premier multidisciplinary Adolescent and Young Adult practice. Our growing team consists of one adolescent medicine physician, a physician assistant, a nurse practitioner, social worker, health educator, six therapist and five psychologists. Applicants should have experience providing care to a diverse patient population and demonstrate excellence in clinical care and teaching. Adolescent faculty responsibilities include clinical teaching, delivering lectures, and supervision of medical students and pediatric residents. Additionally, faculty supervises residents on the pediatric inpatient service one weekend per month. The Department encourages multidisciplinary research opportunities and quality improvement design implementation.
Levine Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report in six specialties for 2017-2018, it is the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, helping families stay closer to home. There are 12 floors with 234 patient beds, including a 20-bed PICU. The Charlotte Region boasts being US News #14 for Best Places to Live of Top 100 Metro areas in the United States. Great schools (private and public), housing options and a wealth of recreational activities including two large lakes, 37 miles of greenway trails, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center are a few of the attractions. With an International Airport, a growing population and a thriving economy sitting just under the national average for cost of living, Charlotte has great weather with mild winters while still experiencing 4 seasons.
Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative non-profit healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. The system has over 2,500 employed physicians and more than 60,000 employees, operating in more than 40 hospitals and over 900 care locations in the Carolinas.
Carolinas HealthCare System is one of the largest public healthcare system in the US. CHS includes 38 affiliated hospitals in North and South Carolina. Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center and Jeff Gordon's Childrens Hospital at CMC - Northeast are dedicated to caring for children from birth through young adulthood. We lead the region in offering more specialized pediatric servi...ces including kidney, liver and heart transplants; blood and marrow transplant, cardiac and cancer care; neurosurgery; rehabilitation service; and the highest designated level of neonatal intensive care. For more information, visit www.levinechildrenshospital.org and www.jeffgordonchildrenshospital.org.
Our mission is to ensure excellent children’s healthcare by building partnerships between caregivers and families. Our guiding principles of Quality of Care, Respect for Families, Partnership and Family Education are at the center of every decision we make.
By investing in research and education, we are ensuring that our people and our technology are at the leading edge of medical advancements — all with the ultimate goal of being able to better care for the children of the Carolinas.