Neonatologist needed to join Atrium Health - Levine Children's
Atrium Health - Levine Children's
September 13, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
commensurate with experience
Full Time - Entry Level
Atrium Health – Levine Children’s is looking for a board certified or board eligible neonatologist to join their growing team. This position would be to work together with 4 other neonatologists to cover two Level 3 regional hospitals. Carolinas HealthCare System – Northeast (soon to be Atrium Health Cabarrus) and Carolinas HealthCare System – University (soon to be Atrium Health University City) both have Level 3 NICU’s and care for babies 28 weeks and above (University) and 26 weeks and above (Northeast) in the Special Care nurseries. There are ~4000 deliveries between the 2 hospitals per year. Average daily census at CHS-Northeast is 14 with Nurse Practitioner support during the day and Physicians in house at night. CHS-NE has pediatric sub-specialists on site for consultations. Average census at CHS-University is 4 with Nurse Practitioners in house and Physicians providing call from home. Newborn nursery patients are covered together by Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. Babies younger than 26 weeks or who require ongoing subspecialty care are referred to Levine Children’s Hospital.
Internal Number: Neo
About Atrium Health - Levine Children's
Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas Healthcare System, is an integrated health system of 45 facilities within the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Carolinas Medical Center, which includes Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), is a major teaching affiliate of UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The Department of Pediatrics also offers in-patient pediatric services to include hospitalist and neonatology at 6 other Atrium Health hospitals in surrounding communities.
At 236 beds, Levine Children's Hospital is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 25 different pediatric specialties. There are 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility. Our educational mission includes a well-regarded Pediatric Residency Program and participating in the teaching of the UNC medical students who spend their 3rd and 4th years at CMC. LCH offers an excellent environment for clinical researc...h and quality improvement work. LCH has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U. S. News & World Report in six pediatric specialties for 2018-2019. The Department of Pediatrics also offers in-patient pediatric services to include hospitalist and neonatology at 6 other Atrium Health hospitals in surrounding communities.
Atrium Health, 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.
Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte, NC has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. Charlotte is the US’s second largest banking center and has a full array of cultural activities and professional sports teams. Charlotte offers excellent public and private school options, and North Carolina is home to several world-class universities.