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Neonatology Site Based Medical Director - Physician - Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 82102
Job Family: Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 24/7/365
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27321005032811-Neonatology


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. We invite providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together.

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital Division of Neonatology is seeking a new faculty member to join the Division as the Medical Director of the Levine Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Neonatology faculty currently provide complex care at five regional sites. This position is based at the 85-bed level IV intensive care unit at Levine Children’s Hospital with over 1000 admissions yearly, including regional referrals and a high-volume inborn delivery service. This is a unique collaborative, clinical leadership opportunity to promote the mission and vision of the organization.

The Division has active programs focused on simulation, interdisciplinary safety culture work, advanced therapies including ECMO and Aquadex, point of care ultrasound, clinical applications of informatics and analytics, quality improvement, palliative care/ethics, a fetal health consultation service, clinical research, telemedicine and comprehensive follow-up of NICU graduates. 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Ideal candidates have had leadership experience and expertise in advancing quality and safety in a high reliability organization. 
  • Expert clinician with no less than 5 or more years of experience.
  • Positive history in leadership and mentorship roles.
  • Board Certification in Neonatology.
  • Experience with intubation, umbilical line placements, thoracostomy tube placement, ECMO. Point of Care ultrasound optimal but not required.

About the Practice: 

Our vision is to be the country’s premier provider of neonatal care through quality outcomes, specialized programs and innovation. Collaborating as one team with families, to achieve the safest and best outcomes while advancing learners and research in the field of neonatology. Equity, diversity and inclusion are key drivers of advancing our vision.

As a learning health system, we support the Levine Children’s Hospital Pediatric residency program, a Physician’s Assistant Neonatology Residency and medical students from Wake Forest University Medical School. Faculty academic appointments are through the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Wake Forest School of Medicine has partnered with Atrium Health to build a regional campus in Charlotte with the emphasis to bring Health, Hope, and Healing-For ALL.

Levine Children’s Hospital:

At 236 beds, 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 over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 25 different pediatric specialties. LCH offers an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. 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 Neonatology.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.