Division Director of Neonatology - Levine Children's Hospital
Children’s Services and Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), are currently looking for a Division Director of Neonatology. The new Director will lead a group of 23 established neonatologists and 35 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners currently in the division, servicing 5 metro area Neonatology Intensive Care Units with over 14,000 deliveries per year. The role will be based at Levine Children’s Hospital with a Level IV, 85 bed NICU made up of 53 intensive care beds and 32 step-down beds seeing upwards of 1,100 admissions and >7,000 deliveries per year. LCH is the Level IV referral center for the entire region and provides all subspecialty newborn care including ECMO, hypothermia Rx for HIE and cardiac surgery. The neonatologists participate in the education of the 36 pediatric residents at LCH. Additional units are at nearby Carolinas HealthCare System Pineville (10 NICU beds), Carolinas HealthCare System Union (8 beds), Carolinas HealthCare System University (9 beds), and Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital (20 bed NICU).
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- 10 years of clinical experience
- A proven history in a leadership role.
- Board Certification in Neonatology.
- Focused area of interest
- Long term thinking/vision
Responsibilities will include:
- Clinical care
- Supervision and evaluation of Physicians within the Division of Neonatology
- Monitoring fiscal growth
- Monitoring and planning for clinical growth
- Program development
- Participation in Department and system goals.
- Leadership development
- Participation in education of Pediatric residents and Faculty.
Levine Children’s Hospital (236 beds) and Carolinas Medical Center (860 beds) are part of Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, which is one of the nation’s leading and most innovative non-profit healthcare organizations, providing a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia. 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. Levine Children’s Hospital has taken us to another level of service to care for the growing population of children in our region. It is the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, helping their families stay closer to home. There are 12 floors with 236 patient beds, including a 20-bed PICU and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, and a 20-bed day hospital. Levine Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospital’s” in the nation by US News & World Report, currently in six different specialties.
Atrium Health - Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) 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 pediatric subspecialists. LCH has 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility. LCH hosts a premier Pediatrics Residency Program, serving as a teaching hospital for students of the UNC School of Medicine, and offers excellent support for clinical research and quality improvement. LCH has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report in six pediatric specialties for 2018-2019.
Carolinas Medical Center along with LCH have earned Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Magnet program recognizes health-care organizations for their focus on improving patient care, safety and satisfaction. It also helps foster a collaborative culture for nurses, while working to advance standards and practices of care.
Life is good 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.
Atrium Health, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia. Atrium Health has over 3,000 system-employed providers and more than 60,000 employees, operating 45 acute care and specialty hospitals and 900-plus care locations.