Division Chief for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 66898
Atrium Health Levine Children’s isseeking a Division Chief for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. The division currently includes 13 physicians, 5 Advanced Practice Providers and excellent support from registered nurses, child psychologists, outpatient registered dietitians and social workers in a collegial, friendly, and supportive environment. Specialized services include hepatology and liver transplantation, neurogastroenterology and motility, IBD, intestinal rehabilitation/home parenteral nutrition, allergic GI disorders, feeding clinic, cystic fibrosis center and a weight management program. Division physicians and staff are primarily at one of two campuses – Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) in Charlotte and the Jeff Gordon Children’s Center in Concord, NC. Outreach clinics are also held in counties surrounding the greater Charlotte Metro region.
Ideal candidates would have the following characteristics:
Expert clinician with at least 10 years of experience.
Successful track record of leadership and mentorship.
Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Demonstrated commitment to clinical excellence, education and research development.
Academic accomplishments that support appointment as an Associate or Full Professor.
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality and the highest standards of professionalism.
Leadership and supervision of Division physicians, APPs and staff.
Oversight of 6 outpatient satellite outreach clinics.
Establishing and monitoring annual budgets.
Planning and executing clinical growth plans.
Program development and evaluation.
Participation in Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, and system committees and goals.
Faculty development (leadership, clinical, academic).
Education – medical students, pediatric residents, faculty and Peds GI staff.
Shared call and inpatient consult responsibilities balanced with outpatient clinics.
Establishing and maintaining relationships with Atrium Health partners caring for children needing peds GI care.
Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education and compassionate patient care. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is an integrated, nonprofit health system with more than 70,000 teammates serving patients at 40 hospitals and more than 1,400 care locations. Atrium Health is part of Advocate Health, the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, which was created from the combination of Advocate Aurora Health. A recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine is the academic core of the enterprise, including Wake Forest Innovations, which is advancing new medical technologies and biomedical discoveries.
At 236 beds, Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 150 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 different pediatric specialties. Our educational mission includes a well-regarded Pediatric Residency Program. LCH offers an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work and has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, most recently in eight pediatric specialties for 2021-2022.
Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia. Atrium Health has over 3,000 system-employed providers, 750 faculty members and 14 residency programs who serve 45 acute care and specialty hospitals.
At 234 beds, Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity and offers 150 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 pediatric specialties. Our educational mission includes training highly competitive pediatric residents and participating in medical student education. We offer an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. LCH is repeatedly ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report.