Pediatric / Neonatal Hospitalist (HUMC)

The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is looking for a Pediatric/Neonatal Hospitalist to join our academic program.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a large academic health center and the only Level 1 pediatric and adult trauma center located in the South Bay of Los Angeles County. It serves 1.5 million individuals. It has a 26-bed general pediatric unit, 10-bed PICU, Levels 2 and 3 NICU, pediatric emergency department, and the full range of pediatric subspecialties. Our patient population in Los Angeles County is socioeconomically and racioethnically diverse.

Our faculty contribute to our mission through medical education, clinical service, research, and advocacy. We are known for teaching excellence in the areas of general pediatrics and newborn medicine, as well as for teaching our future doctors to empower families and communities.

We have a full-time Physician Specialist position available. Clinical responsibilities include the provision of hospital care to pediatric ward and newborn nursery inpatients, co-management of pediatric sub-specialty and surgical patients, and attendance at high-risk deliveries. In addition to direct patient care, supervising and teaching of fellows, residents, medical students, and supporting staff is essential. There are administrative, quality improvement, and scholarship opportunities in trauma-informed care, medical education, and implementation of ward and nursery workflows.

Candidates must have an MD/DO degree and be BC/BE in Pediatrics. Experience in the delivery room at high-risk deliveries is essential. The ideal candidate will also possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and will have an interest in quality improvement efforts.

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.

Harbor-UCLA is located in the city of Torrance, a city in the Southwestern (South Bay) region of LA County. Its neighboring cities are Lomita, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, and Palos Verdes. The city has over 30 city parks and includes a total of 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. It has an estimated population of over 145,000 residents.

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Please submit your CV and cover letter below and send a copy to

Dr. Maggie Kozman at mkozman@dhs.lacounty.gov.

For more information:
Visit our Website: http://www.harbor-ucla.org/pediatrics/
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HarborUCLAPeds/
Follow us on Instagram: @harborpeds, https://www.instagram.com/harborpeds/

 

Note: After submission, further application instruction will be sent to you to initiate the application process of the Department of Health Services (DHS), County of Los Angeles for DHS Physician Specialist

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