Neurohospitalist - Levine Children's Hospital

  • Position Code
    BU7120623400-POS00130115
  • Address
    Charlotte, NC
  • Preferred Specialty
    Pediatric, Neurology
  • Last Updated
    03/26/2018
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Overview

Carolinas Pediatric Neurology Care, an Atrium Health practice, is seeking a BC/BE pediatric Neurohospitalist for Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH). Duties include providing bedside consultation and EEG reading to inpatient teams along with phone consultation to surrounding ER and pediatric providers. Physician will provide inpatient coverage Monday through Thursday night. This position does not cover weekends, and holidays will be shared among all physicians in the group. Competency in EEG reading is necessary.

The division presently has 3 Child Neurologists, 4 Pediatric Epileptologists and 4 Nurse Practitioners between the two primary locations. The Pediatric Neurosciences program includes: neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuro-oncology, rehabilitation medicine, psychiatry, genetics, and developmental/behavioral pediatrics. Sitting at the heart of a 2.4 million metropolitan area positioned between mountains and beaches, 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 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. The shared EMU with Carolinas Medical Center is NAEC Level 4.  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 US 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 HealthCare System - Northeast (450 beds), which is the Neurology Center of Excellence within the extensive Atrium Health. 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.

Community Description

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