NICU Medical Director – Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
June 1, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Mildred Stahlman Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt (MCJCHV) and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine are seeking applications from BC neonatologists at the Associate Professor or Professor level for the position of Medical Director of the MCJCHV level IV NICU. The MCJCHV NICU is a 78 bed unit (with expansion planned for 2019) with 1400 complex admissions per year, including ECMO and neonatal cardiac patients, from throughout Tennessee and a large portion for the Southeast. The MCJCHV NICUs ranked in the top 10 nationally by US News and World Report in 2016-2017. Vanderbilt University provides prenatal care and delivery services to over 4,500 women per year. A fetal care center and 20 bed level IV NICU adjacent to delivery services are also located within the medical center. Successful applicants are expected to have a strong clinical background, as well as strong collaborative and organizational skills.
The medical director’s academic and professional responsibilities include participation in education, clinical research, quality improvement and development of an area of expertise of the individual’s choosing. With several nationally ranked divisions, Vanderbilt offers an unprecedented opportunity for multi-disciplinary care, education, and research. Vanderbilt offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Academic track and rank will be commensurate with experience. The position is contingent upon successful credentialing, including licensure with the state of Tennessee.
Nashville is ranked as one of the top 20 “Best Places to Live in the US” by US News and World Report. This growing metropolitan area affords ample opportunities for music from country to pop to symphony, excellent dining (a Zagat Top 30 city), and professional sports, including a new Major League Soccer franchise in 2020. Nashville, deemed the “Athens of the South”, is home to more than 20 colleges and universities. The area surrounding Nashville has unlimited outdoor activities and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a 3-hour drive from Nashville.
Please submit inquiries along with a CV to Susan Guttentag, M.D., Director of the Mildred Stahlman Division of Neonatology; e-mail (assistant) firstname.lastname@example.org. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 2018-MDNICU
About Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. We treat and help prevent all health issues ranging from colds and broken bones to heart disease and cancer. The world-class facilities at Children's Hospital are a testament to our community's dedication to the health of children. Constructed in 2004 and expanded in 2012, our 271-bed hospital is a child-friendly place built on the science of healing. Many of our doctors and surgeons are nationally recognized researchers who are finding new ways to cure and prevent childhood diseases. Our commitment to research and advocacy positions us to bring the promise of good health to children and families in our community and to share that hope with the world.