Norton Children's Medical Group and University of Louisville School of Medicine, Pediatrics
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: 25932
NORTON CHILDREN’S RHEUMATOLOGY, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and a part of Norton Children’s Medical Group, is seeking a board-certified/board-eligible pediatric rheumatologist. The candidate will be a vital member of a dynamic, growing team dedicated to meeting the needs of children with rheumatologic diseases through clinical care, education, clinical research and advocacy.
Pediatric rheumatology physicians provide inpatient consultations for patients at Norton Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville, in cooperation with pediatric hospitalists, pediatric critical care physicians and pediatric emergency medicine physicians. All pediatric subspecialties are present, including pediatric infectious diseases, dermatology, pulmonology, radiology, ophthalmology, orthopedics and nephrology.
Outpatient clinical care and infusion services are provided at the Novak Center for Children’s Health, a state-of-the-art multispecialty pediatric outpatient center.
Our team currently consists of one physician, one nurse practitioner, a registered nurse coordinator, and staff providing a broad range of clinical services and clinical research.
Clinical research studies in the UofL School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Division of Rheumatology include Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (PRCSG) and associated studies. Faculty in our division are active members of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance in the juvenile idiopathic arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis and pain working groups; PRCSG; American Academy of Pediatrics; and American College of Rheumatology. Our division is active in pharmaceutical and other clinical research endeavors and works closely with the Pediatric Clinical Research Unit.
Division members mentor residents and medical students in quality improvement and other scholarly projects, leading to national recognition.
ABOUT THE POSITION
A variety of career pathways are available: clinical, teaching, research and/or administration.
Opportunities for quality improvement, research and expansion of multidisciplinary/specialty clinics such as a syncope clinic. The division participates in several multicenter national trials.
Teaching opportunities through the UofL School of Medicine, including training medical students and pediatric residents
Must be board certified/board eligible in pediatric rheumatology
Competitive salary and academic rank to be commensurate with experience
Board certified/board eligible
To discuss this opportunity, contact Kennisha Walker, recruiter, providers, Norton Children’s Medical Group, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (502) 599-4445. To see all of our career opportunities, visit BeANortonDoctor.com.
Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
ABOUT NORTON CHILDREN’S
Serves more than 215,000 patients each year
Nearly 1 million patient visits annually
Over 170 clinical research studies
Two hospitals, a medical center, regional outpatient centers, and primary and specialty care physician practices
About Norton Children's Medical Group and University of Louisville School of Medicine, Pediatrics
About Norton Children’s
The Norton Children’s name stands for expert pediatric care across a spectrum of specialties and locations throughout
Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Comprising two hospitals, a medical center, regional outpatient centers, and primary
and specialty care physician practices, Norton Children’s is a comprehensive network of highly trained pediatric specialists and support services providing care for children of all ages. As the need for expert pediatric care has grown in our region, so has the footprint of Norton Children’s. Our medical facilities currently serve more than 185,000 patients each year.
About the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
The University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics has more than 20 sections and divisions with more
than 200 faculty members and 60 advanced practice providers. Clinical faculty members oversee the majority of general
and subspecialty care at Norton Children’s Hospital. Norton Children’s Hospital is the teaching facility for the University of
Louisville, and candidate academic responsibilities will include active involvement in teaching medical students an...d residents, as well as clinical research interests. The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute supports basic and translational science, including cardiac tissue engineering and innovative mechanical assist device design, bench-top testing, and large animal testing. Current devices in development and testing include respiratory and ventricular assist devices scaled to pediatric patients.