Director, Division of Neonatology (Chief)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Director, Division of Neonatology (Chief)

  • Institution: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Institution Type: Other Institution
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Website: Cedars-Sinai+Medical+Center

Director, Division of Neonatology (Chief)

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Los Angeles, CA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: October 24, 2023
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Job TitleDirector, Division of Neonatology (Chief)

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator Executive

Salary Range -

Location Los Angeles, CA

Application Deadline October 01, 2023

Contact Information

Contact Name Molly Johnson

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Job Description

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center seeks a distinguished academic pediatric leader in Neonatology to provide strategic and operational leadership to the Division of Neonatology which includes NICU sites throughout the healthcare system.

The Director (Chief) reports directly to the Chair, Pediatrics and is accountable for clinical oversight, evaluation and ensuring the demonstration of the highest quality outcomes and delivery of care. The Director is responsible for the ongoing coordination between the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the CSMC Newborn/Mother-Baby Unit, affiliated NICUs throughout the system, Academic and Education Programs, including highest quality research programs, clinical practice, human resource management, fiscal accountability, productivity, and regulatory compliance.

Successful candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to lead a diverse group, work with the hospital and academic department partners using a collaborative approach, mentor junior faculty and have business skills, including financial budgeting and resource management.  Other qualities include a commitment to excellence in patient care, implementation of innovative patient care programs, experience with strategic program growth and evidence of academic scholarly work.

  • Medical Degree (or equivalent) from an accredited medical school
  • Board Certification or Board Eligible in Pediatrics and Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted California license as Physician
  • Eligible for appointment to the appropriate academic rank in the CSMC Professorial Series

The Division of Neonatology is the largest division in the Department of Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the faculty cover four Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the Cedars-Sinai System with a total of 139 beds.

The Cedars-Sinai NICU is a world class, Level IV pediatric trauma center.  Their NICU is one of the largest in Southern California and it is unmatched in the United States for its state-of-the-art design and technology treating approximately 800 – 900 newborns per year with last year treating a record 1200 newborns.  Cedars-Sinai is also one of the biggest labor & delivery facilities in the country averaging between 6500 – 7000 births annually.

The Division of Neonatology currently includes approximately 42 – 44 MDs and NPs.


  • 9 Neonatologists
  • 6 Nursery Hospitalists
  • 6-7 NP’s
  • Proposal to add 4-5 clinician scientists

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Nominations are greatly appreciated and may be sent to:

Jennifer Schaulin, Pediatric Practice Leader & Principal

c/o Molly Johnson, Consultant

Executive & Physician Leadership Search, AMN Leadership Solutions, AMN Healthcare


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