NORTON CHILDREN’S MEDICAL GROUP, AFFILIATED WITH THE UOFL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, is seeking candidates across a variety of pediatric specialties. The selected candidates will join a dynamic, physician- led medical group dedicated to meeting the needs of children through clinical care, medical education, research and advocacy. Providers cover Norton Children’s Hospital, a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center that includes a 101 bed, Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, dedicated Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and comprehensive suite of pediatric care services. Providers in each of these positions have access to the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine including clinical research and teaching opportunities. Salary and academic rank commensurate with experience.
The following career opportunities are available:
Norton Children’s Heart Institute
Cardiac intensive care physician
Staff physicians specializing in:
Medical genetics (multiple)
Pediatric developmental and behavioral medicine (multiple)
➢ Market share leader in the region ➢ Strong support network of advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, educators and social workers ➢ Strong continued investment in technology and physical spaces for improved patient care environments ➢ Ranked on Becker’s Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare list in 2019 ➢ Recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Women by Forbes (2018 and 2019)
About Norton Children’s Medical Group Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, is the pediatric provider division of Norton Medical Group. Norton Children’s Medical Group employs more than 400 medical providers who work in over 170 locations in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. To support the community’s need for expanded care, Norton Children’s Medical Group encompasses all pediatric care, including inpatient, outpatient, specialty and primary care. Patients have access to multidisciplinary resources through Norton Medical Group’s extensive network of primary and specialty care practices, as well as Norton Children’s Hospital, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Norton Children’s Medical Center and the Novak Center for Children’s Health. More information is available at NortonChildrens.com.
About the Novak Center for Children’s Health The 176,000-square-foot Novak Center for Children’s Health opened in 2018. It was designed to create a better way to deliver health care for the children of Kentucky and the surrounding region. Located in the heart of the UofL Health Sciences campus and close to Norton Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville, the center is one of the largest and most technically advanced pediatric outpatient centers in the country. It provides the resources and space necessary to offer an integrated health care model, serving as the home of UofL Physicians pediatric specialty clinical practices, lab and radiology services, medical education conference rooms, multidisciplinary spaces and more. Families are able to have their children receive care in an environment that is designed to put children at ease, while having access to some of the region’s top pediatric specialists, all in one convenient outpatient care location. The Novak Center for Children’s Health features interactive art displays and special events with musicians and other artists. Most important, it is home to cutting-edge medical treatments designed specifically to address the health care needs of children.
About the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
➢ Opened February 2020 ➢ 14 private rooms with private bath and shower ➢ Booms that allow 360-degree access around the bed for gases and equipment ➢ State-of-the-art monitoring with dual monitors to allow all clinicians in the room to see patient’s hemodynamics ➢ Special lighting in the ceiling for use with procedures done in the room ➢ Three rooms specially designed for neonates, featuring a camera system so parents can view their babies from home ➢ Open-concept, innovative unit designed to reduce sound and allow for safe, efficient care; includes centralized work stations for interdisciplinary use with clear sightlines ➢ Designated technician to monitor all telemetry patients throughout Norton Children’s Hospital 24/7 ➢ Pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) team able to care for neonatal, pediatric and adult ECMO patients ➢ Patient and family support resources, including child life with pet therapy, pastoral care, social work, palliative care and expressive therapy
About Norton Children’s The Norton Children’s name stands for expert pediatric care across a spectrum of specialties and locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Comprising two hospitals, a medical center, regional outpatient centers, and primary and specialty care physician practices, Norton Children’s is a comprehensive network of highly trained pediatric specialists and support services providing care for children of all ages. As the need for expert pediatric care has grown in our region, so has the footprint of Norton Children’s. Our medical facilities currently serve more than 185,000 patients each year.
Located in downtown Louisville, the 300-bed Norton Children’s Hospital is the region’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital, the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Louisville and serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Norton Children’s Hospital provides a complete range of services for children, including pediatric intensive care and one of the nation’s largest Level IV neonatal intensive care units.
Norton Children’s Medical Center in northeastern Jefferson County is the only pediatric outpatient center of its type in Kentucky, offering 365-day-a-year pediatric emergency services, a full complement of pediatric diagnostic imaging services, a full-service laboratory and a wide range of pediatric outpatient surgery services.
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews offers pediatric emergency services, pediatric surgery, inpatient care and a neonatal intensive care unit.
For more information, visit NortonChildrens.com.
Internal Number: SVCF21Peds
About Norton Children's Medical Group and University of Louisville School of Medicine, Pediatrics
About Norton Children’s
The Norton Children’s name stands for expert pediatric care across a spectrum of specialties and locations throughout
Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Comprising two hospitals, a medical center, regional outpatient centers, and primary
and specialty care physician practices, Norton Children’s is a comprehensive network of highly trained pediatric specialists and support services providing care for children of all ages. As the need for expert pediatric care has grown in our region, so has the footprint of Norton Children’s. Our medical facilities currently serve more than 185,000 patients each year.
About the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
The University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics has more than 20 sections and divisions with more
than 200 faculty members and 60 advanced practice providers. Clinical faculty members oversee the majority of general
and subspecialty care at Norton Children’s Hospital. Norton Children’s Hospital is the teaching facility for the University of
Louisville, and candidate academic responsibilities will include active involvement in teaching medical students an...d residents, as well as clinical research interests. The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute supports basic and translational science, including cardiac tissue engineering and innovative mechanical assist device design, bench-top testing, and large animal testing. Current devices in development and testing include respiratory and ventricular assist devices scaled to pediatric patients.