Division Director of Child Neurology

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    Charlotte, NC
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    Pediatric, Neurology
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Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) is currently seeking a Division Director of Child Neurology to serve as the leader of our practices at Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) and Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital (JGCH). The division presently has 11 Child Neurologists, including 4 Pediatric Epileptologists, and 5 Nurse Practitioners between the two primary locations. CHS is an integrated health system of thirty-eight facilities within the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The new Director will play an integral role in the expansion of the pediatric neurosciences services across the system, although primary responsibilities will be at LCH and JGCH. Applicants should be board certified in Child Neurology, and demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence, education and research development. Carolinas Medical Center, which includes LCH, is a major teaching affiliate of UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The new Director should have academic accomplishments that would support an appointment at an Associate or Full Professor. The position would include shared call and inpatient consult responsibilities balanced with outpatient clinics and potential for satellite outreach.  Collegiality and professionalism are values of greatest importance. A competitive salary, incentive bonus and attractive benefits are offered.

Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte, NC has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. At 247 beds, 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 Carolinas Healthcare System and offers a full complement of pediatric subspecialists, including 4 pediatric neurosurgeons, 2 pediatric neuro-oncologists, and 2 pediatric physiatrists.  LCH 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 School of Medicine, and offers excellent support for clinical research and quality improvement. LCH has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U. S. News & World Report in six pediatric specialties for 2017-2018 including neurology & neurosurgery.  Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital (JGCH) in Concord, NC is located within Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast (450 beds), which is the Neurology Center of Excellence within the extensive Carolinas Healthcare System. It houses North Carolina’s only NAEC Level III dedicated Pediatric EMU (6 beds) and is the site of the System’s pediatric ketogenic diet program.  JGCH has 53 inpatient beds including a 20 bed NICU that has 5 observation beds, and a 5 bed Progressive Care unit.  

Hospital Description

Levine Children’s Hospital, part of Carolinas HealthCare System is the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, helping families stay close to home.  The freestanding children’s hospital has 12 floors with a total of 234 patient beds, including a 20-bed, combined Cardiovascular/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 20-bed Day Hospital and an 85- bed Neonatal ICU. Four different specialties have been ranked in the Top 50 of this year’s U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Children’s Hospital”.  In addition to being recognized for nephrology for the third time, LCH was also recognized for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery and Orthopedics.

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