***FILLED*** Level III NICU Opening – U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital

Valley Children's Healthcare
September 14, 2021
Visalia, CA


Named as one of 10 Top Children’s Hospitals in the nation by The Leapfrog Group for its excellence in patient safety and quality of care in 2019 and 2020, Valley Children’s Hospital, located in Madera, California, has also been ranked as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in Neonatology and six other specialties by U.S. News & World Report in 2021-2022. 

We’re seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Neonatologist to join this growing team of specialists at the Level III 15-bed NICU at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia, located less than an hour from main campus. In addition, the NICU also has eight Neonatal Intermediate Care Beds with two Neonatologist/Pediatric Hospitalists on site 24/7.

Situated in the center of the state, Valley Children’s main Hospital campus in Madera provides Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care and supports a network of three satellite neonatal units (28 beds) located across the valley. At Valley Children’s, you’ll love working at this state-of-the-art, free-standing children’s hospital with 358-beds that sits on a 50-acre campus on the idyllic bluffs of the San Joaquin River, with the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the background.

Valley Children’s offers the highest level of care available for neonates and infants between Los Angeles and the Bay Area in its 88-bed NICU, which includes 21 private and semi-private rooms. Physicians and staff provide Intermediate Neonatal Intensive Care in its NICU’s at partner hospitals in the region – Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno (eight-bed Community Level III unit and six-bed Level Intermediate Level II unit), Mercy Medical Center, Merced (eight-bed unit Intermediate Level II) and Adventist Medical Center, Hanford (a six-bed Level II NICU). The network also maintains a partnership with Stanford Children’s Health.

Valley Children’s sees more than 1,100 fragile babies and has 25,000 patient days annually. The outcomes with neonates under 1,500 grams are consistently better than other comparable centers in California.

Situated near the center of the state, you’ll enjoy an exceptional quality of life with an unparalleled opportunity to live within one to three hours of the magnificent Pacific coast, the 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.

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

A Magnet Nursing facility, Valley Children’s offers an excellent support staff along with a busy, growing practice and a highly competitive compensation package, including signing bonus and relocation.

If you’re looking for an exceptional professional opportunity that also offers a great quality of  life, please forward your CV and cover letter to Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners, at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, call (877) 440-3832 or text to (214) 850-3094.

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