UC Davis Health System — Division of Neonatology / Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology / Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is launching a national search for one full-time academic neonatology faculty clinician-scientist or clinician-educator, who will also serve as our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director.

This position will be open to Associate/Full Professor level candidates (commensurate with credentials) in the Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. The ideal candidate will have experience with interpretation of quality data and implementation of quality and process improvement initiatives. The medical director will lead a highly collaborative team and build upon a strong program including excellent clinical nurse specialists and clinical nurse educators with regularly scheduled clinical consensus and complex patient meetings.

Candidates will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, scholarly and/or research activities of the Department of Pediatrics, and serve on departmental committees.

With more than 120 physicians in 33 pediatric subspecialties, the UC Davis Children’s Hospital is a 118-bed hospital housed within the 619-bed University of California, Davis Medical Center. It is the only designated Children’s Hospital in the Sacramento region, and is known for offering comprehensive, compassionate, family-centered care. The Children’s Hospital has a Level IV 49- bed Neonatal Unit with an ACGME accredited fellowship program in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine. The Children’s Hospital provides a full complement of pediatric sub-specialty care including pediatric and cardiovascular surgery, as well as ECLS. The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) is a major biomedical research facility located on the Sacramento campus with general and NIH funded programs. The main UC Davis campus, located in Davis CA, has a world-renowned school of veterinary medicine, a primate center and an impressive breadth of basic scientists who enjoy collaboration with clinicians. This is truly an environment in which team science is fostered and encouraged.

Candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program
  • Successful completion of an approved Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship
  • Board certification in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
  • Eligibility for a California Medical License
  • Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain extramurally funded research programs
  • Experience mentoring junior faculty and fellows in scholarly activities and research projects

For full consideration applications should be received by September 21, 2020; however the positions will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching and Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03734.

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available https://www.e-verify.gov/.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).