Medical Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Location: Charlotte, NC
Atrium Health Levine Children’s (AHLC) is seeking a Medical Director for the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology. Candidates must be board certified with at least 5 years of experience post fellowship. The current team consists of four physicians with expertise in general peds ID, primary immunodeficiency, HIV, TB, transplant, global health, and virtual care. AHLC also has established antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention programs.
Responsibilities for the Medical Director include:
- Contributing to the clinical, research, quality improvement, 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 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 (LCH.) As the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, we help families stay close to home. LCH has 236 beds and over 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.