The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is looking for a Pediatric Hospitalist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to join a growing academic program. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a large academic health center and is the only level I pediatric and adult trauma center located in the South Bay of Los Angeles County and serves 1.5 million individuals. It has a 28-bed general pediatric unit, 10-bed PICU, Level III NICU, a pediatric emergency department, and the full range of pediatric subspecialties. The successful applicant will also be a member of The Lundquist Research Institute, one of the largest independent biomedical research institutions in the US, with over $80 million of extramural funding awarded each year.
Responsibilities include the provision of hospital care to pediatric ward and newborn nursery inpatients, limited overnight coverage consultations and co-management of pediatric sub-specialty patients. In addition to direct patient care, supervising and teaching of fellows, residents, medical students, and supporting staff is essential. There is protected time for scholarly activities. Current faculty members have research activities in the areas of medical education, public policy, advocacy, medical informatics, health services research, outcomes research, population health, and implementation science. There are opportunities for involvement with quality, safety, and administrative activities.
Candidates must have an MD/DO degree and be BC/BE in Pediatrics. Completion of an MPH, MPP, or fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine, general academic pediatrics, RWJ Clinical Scholars, or post-residency experience in inpatient pediatric care is preferred. We are seeking bright, independent physicians who are seeking a career in pediatric hospital medicine and have the desire to contribute to the growth of an academic division.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Faculty appointment is with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Adjunct appointments in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health are available to qualified candidates. Salary is enhanced by an attractive benefits package that includes professional liability coverage and a collegial, friendly, and SoCal relaxed work environment. Harbor-UCLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity in employment.
We invite qualified individuals to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Soina Kaur Dargan, MD, FAAP Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Harbor-UCLA Medical Center firstname.lastname@example.org
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a Los Angeles Count hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center offers cutting-edge research opportunities for faculty and residents. These programs are supported by industry-sponsored grants, contracts, and by various high-profile organizations. Harbor-UCLA is affiliated with the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), one of the most prominent independent research institutions in the country. With an annual budget of $70 million, LA BioMed provides the infrastructure for extensive basic science and clinical research programs.
The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is committed to providing the highest level of care for the under-served. The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a uniquely strong and cooperative environment-one that prepares physicians for both the challenges and the opportunities in the dynamic practice of medicine. Training leaders in community activism, research and clinical care, we are proud of the many contributions our faculty and graduates have made to improve children's health.