Medical Director, Genetics

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Valley Children's Hospital
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    March 21, 2017

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    We’re seeking a Board Certified Clinical Geneticist and Pediatrician to lead the Genetics team as Medical Director at one of the largest, free-standing children’s hospitals in the country and largest admitting hospital in the state, Valley Children’s Hospital (formerly Children’s Hospital Central California).  U.S. News & World Report has recognized Valley Children’s as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country in the new 2016-2017 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking for Neonatology.  Candidates interested in joining as a Geneticist are also welcome to respond.

    At Valley Children’s, you’ll love working with over 550 physicians at this stunning, state-of-the-art, 358-bed facility that sits on a 50-acre campus on the idyllic bluffs of the San Joaquin River, with the Sierra Nevada Mountains as your backdrop.  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 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 with opportunities available to be involved in clinical research.  Academic appointment will be recommended based on training and experience.

    Situated very near the geographic center of the state, you’ll enjoy an exceptional quality of life. Residents have the unparalleled opportunity to live within one to three hours of the magnificent Pacific coast, the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains and 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 are looking for an exciting professional opportunity with a growing children’s hospital that offers a fantastic lifestyle both inside and outside of work, please contact me by email at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, or by phone at (877)440-3832and(214) 850-3094(cell), including nights and weekends.

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