***FILLED*** Pediatric Nocturnist Hospitalist

Valley Children's Healthcare
May 17, 2022
Fresno/Madera, CA


Ranked as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in seven specialties by U.S. News & World Report in 2021-22, we’re seeking motivated candidates to join the experienced team of nocturnists at Valley Children’s Healthcare’s main campus in Madera, California. Board certification/eligibility in pediatrics is required. Fellowship training or board certification/eligibility via the practice pathway in pediatric hospital medicine is welcomed but not required for consideration. This position provides the opportunity to work with a diverse group of learners through the Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency Program, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine.

The Division of Hospital Medicine includes approximately 40 pediatric hospitalists providing coverage to the 330-bed free-standing children’s hospital that sits on a 50-acre campus, just outside of Fresno with the Sierra Nevada mountains in view. Responsible for nearly fifty percent of the inpatient admissions, this seasoned team is made up of board certified physicians with an average of 7-10 years of experience. Members of the division hold many organizational leadership roles, and opportunities for career development and advancement within the division and institution abound. In addition, members of the division are active in medical education, quality improvement, advocacy and research activities.

Developed in 2012, the Valley Children’s nocturnist program currently includes 14 physicians. Three nocturnists provide overnight coverage for hospital medicine patients as well as some sub-specialty cross coverage and code lead responsibilities. The opportunity to transition from nocturnist to daytime coverage is available, if desired.

Located near the center of California, 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 breathtaking Sierra Nevada mountains and the cultural amenities of the San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. 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. Another perk: The area is very affordable, and it boasts award-winning schools, making it a perfect choice for families.

This position provides:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision and Disability Insurance
  • Options for Health and Flex spending accounts, and Term Life Insurance
  • Employer paid 401(k) contribution up to 8.5% of your base salary
  • Employer paid Malpractice

Valley Children’s Healthcare values diversity, equity and inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.

For complete details and confidential consideration, please forward your CV and cover letter to Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners, via email at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, telephone (877) 440-3832 or text to (214) 850-3094.

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