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Academic Pediatric Hospitalist Medical Director - Community Hospitals - Palm Desert

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda, California
Posted Date
Apr 16, 2024

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Pediatrics, General
Position Type

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics is seeking an excellent candidate to fill the position of medical director of hospitalists for two community hospitals that serve the Coachella Valley. The position entails being the department chair for the two community hospitals and supporting their medical staff in operations, peer review and quality improvement. The ideal candidates will be passionate about quality improvement and education in a community setting with the ability to work with an academic hospitalist group at Loma Linda.

This opportunity is primarily located at our community hospitals that serve the Coachella Valley, a beautiful low desert community about 50 miles east of Loma Linda. This hospital system has GME programs at one of the sites and subspecialty support and includes acute care pediatric patients in addition to well newborns. Palm Springs and Indio host the 2 hospitals that this position would primarily serve. Music, art, shopping, and plentiful outdoor activities combine with affordable housing and great schools to make this an amazing opportunity. A comprehensive benefits package along with shift differentials allow for more days off to explore SoCal!

Loma Linda University Children’s Health Pediatric Hospitalist Group serves 3 regional hospitals in addition to our primary Children’s Hospital and we are a growing and diverse group.

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.

For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. This year we opened our new hospital and expanded our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. 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.

Compensation & Benefits:

The compensation range listed is for starting base compensation only and is adjusted based upon years of experience and/or faculty rank: $171,000 - $195,000. More information on compensation is discussed with the departments during the recruitment process.

Our benefits include:

  • Generous Retirement Contribution
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental Coverage
  • Competitive Sick Days
  • CME Funds
  • Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
  • Paid Malpractice Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Loan Repayment/State & Federal (if eligible)

We are a California Employer - Please note that a California residency is required upon start date.

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

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