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Only NICU in Lafayette Parish Designated with Level III Regional Status
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 Women's and Children's Hospital 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 âœHappiest City in Americaâ 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.
Effective November 1st, 2021 Pediatrix will require all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.
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, Inc. and its affiliated practices operating as PediatrixÂ® Medical Group (Pediatrix) are one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians have been committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties including obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and neonatology are complemented by 18 pediatric subspecialties and a newly expanded area of primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.
Today through almost 8,000 employees in 38 states, dedicated teams including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patientÂ®. We invite you to join the PediatrixÂ® family and help shape the future of health care for women, babies and children.
Pediatrix 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.
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.