Medical Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Ranked as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in six specialties by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-2023 and recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2022, we’re seeking a Board Certified Pediatric Infectious Disease physician to serve as Medical Director at Valley Children’s Healthcare. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Practice at Valley Children’s provides inpatient and outpatient evaluation and management of children with suspected or proven infectious diseases. The successful candidate will lead and develop the current team of three providers at the main campus in Madera, California.
With a vast 12-county, 145,000 square-mile service area, Valley Children’s provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care to more than 1.3 million children, from before birth to age 21, with more than 670 physicians and 3,500 staff members. At Valley Children’s main campus, you’ll love working at this state-of-the-art, freestanding children’s hospital that sits on a 50-acre campus on the idyllic bluffs of the San Joaquin River, with the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains in view from the hospital.
Part of Valley Children’s Healthcare, the network provides a full spectrum of pediatric services inside and outside its main campus and incorporates a 358-bed freestanding children’s hospital, along with a medical foundation and network of physicians, clinics and satellite facilities. Those facilities include the Neonatal Intensive Care Units the network owns and operates in Fresno, Hanford and Merced, and its outpatient physician offices in Modesto, Merced and Bakersfield. The network also maintains a pediatric residency and fellowship programs in affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine.
About Central California
The position is located in one of the most scenic and geographically diverse areas of the United States. It’s an outdoor lover’s paradise! You’ll be in the enviable position of having not one, but three National Parks in your backyard: Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia. The area is just an hour’s drive to the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains and two and half to four hours to the stunning Pacific coast, the Napa and Sonoma wine regions and the San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles metro areas. Lake Tahoe and San Diego are within five hours by car.
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 so much more.
As part of a larger metropolitan area of just under 1 million people, the region also benefits from ongoing economic growth and easy access to countless dining and shopping options, both new gated communities and established neighborhoods, affordable home prices and award-winning schools—making it a perfect choice for families.
A Magnet-designated facility, Valley Children’s offers an excellent support staff along with a growing practice and a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including signing bonus and relocation.
How to apply:
Please forward your CV and cover letter to:
Glenda Church Smith, Principal
Pediatric Search Partners