Pediatric Infectious Disease
Location: Charlotte, NC
The Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is seeking a fifth physician to join their clinical faculty. Opportunities for involvement include our growing immunocompromised service, established antimicrobial stewardship program, telemedicine program, and quality improvement endeavors. Candidates must be a MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent and Board Eligible / Board Certified in pediatric infectious disease.
Responsibilities include: · Contributing to the clinical, research, and teaching missions of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, and Department of Pediatrics
· Coverage of the inpatient and outpatient clinical services
· Participation in student and resident education.
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 Levine Children’s Hospital is located on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. We treat more pediatric patients per day than any other hospital in North Carolina. Last year alone, as a referral center for pediatric trauma and pediatric surgical services, patients traveled from 19 countries and across the US to receive care from Levine Children’s Hospital. As the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, we help families stay close to home. Atrium Health Levine Children’s has 236 beds and offers more than 150 specialists across more than 30 pediatric specialties. The hospital 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, serves as a teaching hospital for students of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and offers excellent support for clinical research and quality improvement. LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, most recently in seven pediatric specialties for 2019-2020 including Cancer, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neonatology and Orthopedics. Carolinas Medical Center along with LCH has 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.
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.