Academic Pediatric Infectious Disease Opportunity in Southern California

Location
Loma Linda, California
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Specialty
Infectious Disease
Position Type
Permanent

Academic Pediatric Infectious Disease Opportunity

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics, has an immediate need for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Disease. The Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease is a small group of very committed Physicians, looking forward to the growth and expansion of their Division over the next few years. The ideal candidate will have an MD, MD-PhD, DO, be board certified in Pediatrics and BE/BC in Pediatric Infectious Disease, and have a strong clinical and/or research interest.

Responsibilities include providing 3-4 months of inpatient consultation services, outpatient clinic services, and administrative assistance for a Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. We provide educational training to Medical Students, General Pediatric Residents, and Pediatric Fellows involved in programs through Loma Linda University. Candidates with interest in areas of HIV care, transplant infectious disease, clinical or bench research are encouraged to apply.

About the area

Loma Linda is situated 56 miles west of Los Angeles, California in a suburban area ideally located between ocean beaches and mountains allowing surfing, hiking, skiing, and other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems and as it is located outside Los Angeles, the housing is more affordable.

Since opening in 1909, Loma Linda University's School of Medicine has been training skilled medical professionals with a commitment to Christian service. The school has always endeavored to combine the best medical science with caring, Christian compassion. Loma Linda students are trained in a context emphasizing the patient's needs and preventive care to offset future disease.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. Our Children's Hospital is a 343-bed facility that provides tertiary care that includes cardiac, kidney, and bone marrow transplantation services.

For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. We have built and will move into a new state of the art children's hospital in 2021. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.

Benefits include

• Competitive salary

• Comprehensive benefits including:

 - Medical

 - Dental

 - CME

 - Relocation Assistance

 - Paid Malpractice Insurance

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

Interested candidates, please send your CV, clinical/research statement, and provide three letters of references to:

Kaitlin Rice
Recruitment Specialist
Karice@llu.edu
(909) 558-5436

&

William A. Kennedy, MD, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease
wkennedy@llu.edu
(909) 558-8626

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