System Director, Pediatric Neurosciences

  • Position Code
    4360
  • Address
    Charlotte, NC
  • Preferred Specialty
    Pediatric, Neurology
  • Last Updated
    10/25/2017
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Overview

Levine Children’s Hospital and Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital, are seeking a Director of Pediatric Neuroscience to join their growing team.  Both hospitals are part of Carolinas HealthCare System which serves as an integrated health system of thirty-eight facilities within the states of North and South Carolina.   The new Director will play an integral role in the expansion of the pediatric neurosciences division within the system.  Applicants should be board certified or board eligible in neurology, and demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence, education and research.  Carolinas Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.  This 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.

The division presently has 7 Child Neurologists, 4 Pediatric Epileptologists, and 5 Nurse Practitioners between their two locations.  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 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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