Medical Director, Genetics

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Valley Children's Healthcare
Published
May 17, 2020
Location
Madera, CA
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We’re seeking a Board Certified Clinical Geneticist and Pediatrician to lead the Genetics team as Medical Director at Valley Children’s Healthcare, one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the country.

Ranked as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in five specialties by U.S. News & World Report in 2019-2020 and recognized in 2019 as one of the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals in patient safety and quality by The Leapfrog Group, Valley Children’s offers an exciting leadership opportunity. At Valley Children’s main campus in Madera, you’ll enjoy working at this state-of-the-art, free-standing children’s hospital with 358 regional beds. The setting is a 50-acre campus on the idyllic bluffs of the San Joaquin River, with the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the background.

The Medical Genetics/Metabolism department offers comprehensive services to children with birth defects. These services include diagnosis, genetic testing, genetic counseling regarding etiology, recurrence risks and prognosis and treatment. The team includes three physicians, four Genetic Counselors, a Metabolic Dietician and a Social Worker. The center is certified as a CCS Metabolic Treatment Center for the CA Newborn Screening Program and directs the Prenatal Diagnostic Center. Genetic Medicine and Metabolism is also an important part of the Children’s Prenatal Diagnostic Center. Valley Children’s offers a clinical practice and active participation in the Stanford-affiliated pediatric resident training program. Academic appointment will be recommended based on training and experience.

Located very near the center of California, you’ll enjoy an exceptional quality of life. Residents have the unparalleled opportunity to live within one to three hours of the beautiful Pacific coast, the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains and the energy of the San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. Sonoma and Napa counties and Lake Tahoe all are within a four-drive. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy living in the only city in the nation to have not just one, but three National Parks (Yosemite, King’s Canyon and Sequoia) right in your own backyard. Whether you prefer the snow, the sun or the sand, it’s all within your reach. And with so much varied geography, you’ll also find hiking and biking trails, kayaking, fishing, local wineries, farm stands and festivals, gourmet cuisine, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

Another perk: The area is very affordable, and it boasts award-winning schools, making it the perfect choice for families.

If you’re looking for an exciting professional opportunity with a growing children’s hospital that offers a fantastic lifestyle both inside and outside of work, this is it! For complete details, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners by email at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, or by phone at (877)440-3832 and (214) 850-3094 (cell/text).

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