Academic Developmental Pediatrician opportunity in Southern California

Loma Linda, California
Sep 27, 2019
Position Type

Job Description

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Developmental Pediatrician to join our Division of Pediatric Neurology.

The Department of Pediatrics (Loma Linda University Health-LLUH), has a unique opportunity for a Board Certified Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician. LLUH is interested in a dynamic and collaborative Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician who will: (1) coordinate the LLUH Department of Pediatrics Developmental Behavioral Residency rotation; and (2) be the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician in an innovative Inland Empire Autism Assessment Center of Excellence (AAC). This is a 100% full-time position within the Division of Child Neurology (Department of Pediatrics) with 50% time devoted to clinical care in the AAC, 30% time with clinical care in Neurology clinics, and 20% time devoted to directing and training in the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics residency rotation.

The Department of Pediatrics has ~180 attending physicians and ~100 pediatric residents. A new LLU Children's Hospital will open in 2020 and the current Children’s Hospital has ~300 beds including a 16-bed ED, 25-bed PIICU, 24-bed Intermediate Care Unit, 90-bed NICU (that includes our Neuro-NICU), and 140 additional beds in 5 pediatric units. The Division of Child Neurology consists of 14 pediatric neurologists (4 are pediatric epileptologists), and 7 neuropsychologists. As part of residency program, there is a one-month rotation in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. This person taking this position will serve to oversee the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Residency rotation. Clinical research is encouraged.

The AAC is a new center which provides specialized transdisciplinary comprehensive assessment for children when there are questions regarding the potential of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The AAC brings together a transdisciplinary team including 3 pediatric specialties: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology, and Genetics with Neuropsychology, Occupational therapy, Speech/Language therapy, and other relevant professionals under one roof to deliver the best outcomes and quality of life for patients. 

This opportunity is not eligible for a J-1 Waiver.

Location Overview

Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.

Other Benefits

This position will include competitive salary based on academic rank and a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, CME, relocation assistance, and paid malpractice insurance.

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