Website BAS Healthcare
Facility: An 80 plus-bed acute and specialty care facility serving a primary service area of the western North Carolina.
Opportunity: Pediatric Intensivist Opening in Western NC – Level II NICU. Employed, full time. Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Intensivist to manage the care of infants 32 to 40 weeks born at the nearby birthing center. The physician will join the region’s premier pediatrics practiceand be responsible for inpatient care only, sharing call with five full-time pediatricians. The hospital is developing a neonatal intensive care unit to serve approximately 300 families per year. The establishment of a NICU follows a $5.5 million renovation of the mother-baby and labor and delivery units, significant technological upgrades to fetal monitoring and respiratory equipment, advanced training of nursing (AWHONN) and lactation (IBCLC) staff, the addition of a pediatric NP for inpatient care, and the recruitment of a fifth pediatrician, a third OB/GYN and four CNMs in the last year. Changing market dynamics related to labor and delivery have resulted in significant delivery volume increases. The NICU environment will be highly collaborative among the pediatricians, OB/GYNs, and staff as the hospital builds on its strategic initiative of serving families locally with a higher degree of clinical care, strengthening coordination of care, and eliminating the burden of travel.
Compensation: This is an employed opportunity with a competitive base salary and full comprehensive benefits.
Compensation: This is a hospital employed opening offering a competitive compensation package and full comprehensive benefits.