Pediatric/Neonatal Nocturnist P/T (HUCLA)

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

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a large academic health center and the only level I 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, Level II and III NICU, pediatric emergency department, and the full range of pediatric subspecialties. Our patient population includes the underserved in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego County as Harbor-UCLA is the first county hospital north of the Mexico border.

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 teaching our future doctors to empower families and communities.

We have a part-time Physician Specialist position available. 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. The number of supervisory service weeks, number of nighttime/weekend shifts, and ratio of nursery to ward duties will depend on the applicant’s clinical experience and our clinical needs. In addition to direct patient care, supervising and teaching of fellows, residents, medical students, and supporting staff is essential.

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.

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 an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 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.


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Physician Specialist (Non-Megaflex)