Norton Children’s and the University of Louisville School of Medicine are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible and fellowship-trained neonatologist to join their recently integrated neonatology program in Louisville, Kentucky. The inbound neonatologist will join a team of clinicians that includes 38 neonatologists, 33 neonatal nurse practitioners, and multiple family nurse practitioners, pediatric hospitalists, therapists and other providers skilled at caring for newborns and babies with special conditions. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to pursue a career path suited to his or her skills and desires in clinical or academic medicine, or a combination of both.
The neonatology program receives referrals from throughout Kentucky and Indiana at three neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), including one of the nation’s largest Level IV NICUs at Norton Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville which US News & World Reports ranked as one of the top 50 NICUs in the United States. All three NICUs combine elements of private practice with an academic model to foster collaborative relationships among neonatologists, providers, fellows, residents and trainees. Through various partnerships, outreach services also are provided at several Level II and Level III NICUs throughout the region.
The neonatology program is part of the Norton Healthcare system that includes more than 90 OB/GYN physicians and advanced practice providers and delivers more than 8,000 babies per year at its facilities. Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital was named one of the top eight places to have a baby in the U.S. by Fit Pregnancy magazine. In addition, the University of Louisville School of Medicine’s neonatology program has been serving the region for more than 40 years and includes the UofL Physicians – Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic, which provides developmental care and evaluation to high-risk infants and children.
About the position
The physician will have an opportunity to choose a clinical path, academic path or both. The academic path may include research opportunities funded by the National Institutes of Health in areas such as substance exposure, nutrition and health services; educational leadership opportunities for students, residents and fellows; involvement with clinical trials conducted by the University of Louisville School of Medicine; and more.
The physician will have access to a network of providers and hospitals that offer all pediatric subspecialties and advanced technical capabilities, including pediatric surgery, cardiovascular surgery, high-frequency ventilation, noninvasive ventilation, neurally assisted ventilation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
Several multidisciplinary clinics are in development in the areas of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, extremely low birth weight, congenital diaphragmatic hernia and more.
The team values work-life balance and recruiting to meet the needs of the community, providers and staff
Why Norton Healthcare for your career?
Market share leader in the region
Physician-led medical group provides full operational support
Epic electronic medical records system integrated into 100% of practices and hospitals
Strong support network of advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, educators and social workers
Salary and academic rank commensurate with experience
Leadership development opportunities through the Provider Leadership Academy
Strong continued investment in technology and physical spaces for improved patient care environments
Kentucky medical license or license eligible
Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Additional Salary Information: Offer includes relocation, sign on for those outside the market and CME.
Internal Number: 16934
About Norton Children's affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dept. of Pediatrics
About Norton Children’s
The Norton Children’s name stands for expert pediatric care across a spectrum of specialties and locations throughout
Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Comprising two hospitals, a medical center, regional outpatient centers, and primary
and specialty care physician practices, Norton Children’s is a comprehensive network of highly trained pediatric specialists and support services providing care for children of all ages. As the need for expert pediatric care has grown in our region, so has the footprint of Norton Children’s. Our medical facilities currently serve more than 185,000 patients each year.
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews offers pediatric emergency services, pediatric surgery, inpatient care and a neonatal intensive care unit.
Norton Children’s Medical Center in northeastern Jefferson County is the only pediatric outpatient center of its type in Kentucky, offering 365-day-a-year pediatric emergency services, a full complement of pediatric diagnostic imaging services,
a full-service laboratory and a wide range of pediatric outpatient surgery services.
About the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of... Pediatrics
The University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics has more than 20 sections and divisions with more
than 200 faculty members and more than 70 advanced practice providers. Clinical faculty members oversee the majority of
general and subspecialty care at Norton Children’s Hospital. Norton Children’s Hospital is the primary pediatric teaching
facility for the University of Louisville, and candidates’ academic responsibilities include active involvement in teaching medical students and residents, as well as clinical research interests.
About the Novak Center for Children’s Health
The 176,000-square-foot Novak Center for Children’s Health opened in 2018 and was designed to create a better way to deliver health care for the children of Kentucky and the surrounding region. Located in the heart of the UofL Health Sciences campus and close to Norton Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville, the center is one of the largest and most technically advanced pediatric outpatient centers in the country. This center provides the resources and space necessary to offer an integrated health care model serving as the home of UofL Physicians pediatric specialty clinical practices, lab and radiology services, medical education conference rooms, multidisciplinary spaces and more, all in one convenient outpatient care location for families.
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