The Department of Pediatrics is searching for accomplished Neonatologist to join our busy practice with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This position will be responsible for providing clinical services as well as participate in education and research.
Neonatologists in the Division provide care to preterm and term neonates with all medical and surgical conditions using the most complete and up-to-date techniques. We are responsible for the operation of the RNICU at University Hospital and the NICU at Children’s of Alabama. The Division accepts referrals of neonates with any illness including genetic, cardiac and surgical problems from the state, nation and overseas. In addition, Neonatology provides coverage at five private, not-for-profit community hospitals.
The Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) at UAB's new Women & Infants Center provides the best possible care for babies born too soon or who are ill. With 56 private rooms able to accommodate 63 babies, including special rooms for twins and triplets, the RNICU was planned around the needs of each newborn and their families, and has taken into account any situation that could arise. The NICU at The Children’s Hospital of Alabama is a Level III, 30 bed unit that includes 4 ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) beds, the only ECMO beds in the state.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
The ideal candidate must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of AL and be Board eligible or Board certified in Pediatrics. Academic rank/Tenure will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
MD/PhD, MD, DO
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Internal Number: 4966
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.