The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is looking for a Pediatric Hospitalist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to join a growing 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 28-bed general pediatric unit, 10-bed PICU, Level III NICU, a pediatric emergency department, and the full range of pediatric subspecialties. The successful applicant will also be a member of The Lundquist Research Institute, one of the largest independent biomedical research institutions in the US, with over $80 million of extramural funding awarded each year. We contribute to our mission through medical education, clinical service, research, and advocacy. 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 is 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 position available in July 2021. Responsibilities include the provision of hospital care to pediatric ward and newborn nursery inpatients, limited overnight coverage, consultations, and co-management of pediatric sub-specialty patients. The ratio of nursery to ward weeks will depend on the applicant’s clinical experience and our clinical needs in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic. 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. Completion of an MPH, MPP, or fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine, general academic pediatrics, RWJ Clinical Scholars, or post-residency experience in inpatient pediatric care is preferred. We are seeking bright, independent physicians who are seeking a career in pediatric hospital medicine and have the desire to contribute to the growth of an academic division.
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 a Los Angeles Count hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center offers cutting-edge research opportunities for faculty and residents. These programs are supported by industry-sponsored grants, contracts, and by various high-profile organizations. Harbor-UCLA is affiliated with the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), one of the most prominent independent research institutions in the country. With an annual budget of $70 million, LA BioMed provides the infrastructure for extensive basic science and clinical research programs.
The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is committed to providing the highest level of care for the under-served. The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a uniquely strong and cooperative environment-one that prepares physicians for both the challenges and the opportunities in the dynamic practice of medicine. Training leaders in community activism, research and clinical care, we are proud of the many contributions our faculty and graduates have made to improve children's health.