Academic Division Chief Neonatology

Division Chief Neonatology Opportunity Southwest Major Academic Program with Fellowship Program

Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Ashlie Korb
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Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic physician search firm, has partnered with a major Southwest Academic center to invite you to consider a Division Chief Neonatology opportunity that provides a unique balance of practice fulfillment, quality of life, and the opportunity to pursue sub-specialty interests. We are seeking mission-driven, quality-focused Neonatologist who has an interest in joining, leading, and the further development of a collaborative academic multidisciplinary team. The features of these opportunities include:
Division Chief Opportunity:
  • Seeking a Division Chief with demonstrated record of accomplishment in leadership, clinical excellence, patient care, education, mentorship, and research in order to develop the Division in all of its mission areas
  • Must be board certified and eligible for Associate Professor academic rank
  • Responsibilities include oversight for the NICU nurseries, newborn transport, a vibrant Neonatal Outreach and Developmental Care Program, and a Prenatal Consultation Program
  • Oversee Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program with 5 Fellows
  • 30% Protected time for administrative, teaching, and scholarly activity efforts
  • Division is a member of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network and has numerous other active research programs in place with a directed focus on perinatal brain injury and adrenal function—Opportunity to assume leadership of the NRM with appropriate research credentials
  • Seeking Division Chief with an interest in the further development of programmatic initiative in translational research and academic medicine
  • Culturally diverse patient population
  • Only Children’s Hospital in the State—family-centered 52-bed level 4 NICU—only ECMO program in the state
  • Division includes a strong team of Neonatal nurse practitioners, program therapists, and social workers
  • Highly skilled subspecialty support—work closely and collaborate with Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists
Southwest Major Metro
This is a terrific place to live with countless outdoor activities available, amazing weather, cultural dynamism, and true wilderness literally at your doorstep. Indeed, there are not many university cities of this size where you can be cross-country skiing on a mountaintop as the sun comes up and still get back in time for your morning clinic.  
  • A major international airport and professional sports
  • Metro area of nearly 1 million people
  • Easy access to hiking, fly fishing, skiing, and numerous golf courses
  • Extensive bike trails and paths throughout the city
  • 300 days of sunshine per year to enjoy them
  • Major university with medical school and training programs  
  • Very low cost of living and diverse cultural activities  
  • Physician-friendly state with tort reform  
  • Live in the heart of downtown, up in the mountains or on several acres outside of town – all are within an easy commute to the clinic
This institution is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.