Mednax has a great opportunity for a full-time BC/BE neonatologist to join our well-established practice in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The practice provides 24/7 in-house coverage at Our Lady of Lourdes Women's and Children's Hospital with a 50-bed NICU.
This unit is the only one in Lafayette Parish designated with Level-III regional status, a distinction shared with only six other NICUs in the state.
The hospital has 3,400 births per year and offers a full range of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists.
Services provided include high frequency ventilation, nitric oxide, and total body cooling as well as ground and air neonatal transports for the surrounding area.
The practice also participates in many quality improvement projects at local, state, and national level.
This is an opportunity to work at a facility which is located in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPS), or Medically Underserved Area/Population (MUA/MUP).
Located in South Central Louisiana, Lafayette is the state's fourth largest city and is a few short hours' drive to New Orleans. The region's legendary joie de vivre, or love of life, and Cajun and Creole culture are known around the globe, creating a unique environment for work and play; it's no wonder Lafayette was named the “Happiest City in America” in 2016! Local museums, community events, and festivals are responsible for providing the modern-day arts with a southern flair. In order to give students a more exciting and fulfilling educational experience, the Lafayette Parish school system offers Schools of Choice at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels. There are also over 25 private and parochial schools in and around Lafayette Parish to compliment the public school system. Whether you enjoy fast-paced urban living or a quieter country setting, Lafayette is a wonderful place to live. Louisiana property taxes are among the lowest in the nation and the cost of living is affordable.
Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.
*Our benefits include:
Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
401(k) with annual matching program
Advanced and continuing medical education
Leadership training and advancement opportunities
Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
Professional liability insurance
Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing
*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.
Mednax Services, Inc. is a national medical group. Over the last 40 years, through our network of over 3,500 clinicians in 39 states and Puerto Rico, we have reshaped care delivery within women's and children's specialties and subspecialties. Our clinical teams care for the unique population of high-risk pregnancies and critically ill infants and children in both hospital and ambulatory clinical settings. Over the years, clinicians practicing as part of Pediatrix™ and Obstetrix™ Medical Groups have used evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research, and telemedicine to enhance patient experience, outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective patient care. Our nationwide team of almost 8,000 employees, including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts, work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient®. We invite you to join the Mednax family and help shape the future of health care. Find additional information at www.mednax.com.
MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Internal Number: 129508740
About Pediatrix Medical Group
Pediatrix Medical Group offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health (choice of two PPO options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance; 401(k); annual CME/CNE allowance; relocation assistance; employee stock purchase plan; stability in an organization with more than 35 years of health care industry experience; opportunities to participate in clinical quality improvement initiatives and clinical research; professional liability insurance; and assistance with mandatory hospital credentialing and state licensing, and reimbursement of associated fees. To view a complete listing of all opportunities or for more information on Pediatrix, please visit mednax.com/careers.