Medical Director, Pediatric Neurology and Director, Pediatric Neuroscience Center
Ranked as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-2024 we are seeking a Board-Certified Pediatric Neurologist with vision and passion to lead pediatric neurology and continue the growth and development of the Pediatric Neuroscience Center as Medical Director at Valley Children’s Healthcare in Madera, California. Accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a level 4 epilepsy center, this is an exceptional opportunity for a leader with fellowship training and experience in epilepsy and epilepsy surgery seeking to oversee a growing team of specialists.
The Valley Children’s Neuroscience Team consists of eight board-certified pediatric neurologists managing and treating a variety of patients, including seizures, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, and other neurologic conditions, as well as board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons and pediatric neuropsychologists working together in a multi-disciplinary approach to improve care for young patients.
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.
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.
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 more than 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.
How to apply:
Please forward your CV and cover letter to:
Glenda Church Smith, Principal
Pediatric Search Partners