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Description of Position Offered

Position Neonatology Medical Director
Credentials MD, Neonatology BC
Starting Date ASAP

Contact Information

Name Jessica Kilduff
Title Director of HR & Provider Recruitment
Organization WakeMed Health and Hospitals
Street Address 3000 New Bern Ave
City Raleigh
State NC
ZIP 27610
EMAIL jkilduff@wakemed.org
Web Site wakemed.org
Phone 919-350-6835


The WPP Medical Director for Neonatology is responsible for local strategy, operational performance, and appropriate development of their group. In this work, they are partnered with, and supported by, the Executive Medical Director, Service Line Director and/or respective Practice Manager(s). The Medical Director will work to effectively lead their group in the development and execution of operational tactics to achieve the aspirational goals for the group; including but not limited to - quality, patient experience, clinical outcomes, financial outcomes, new services, regional development, referral development, clinical operations and medical staff interactions with the group. In their leadership role, the individual will work closely with other physician leaders, physicians, APPs, nursing, administration (WPP and system), recruiting, clinical and financial staff, and marketing. The Medical Director will be expected to utilize a collaborative leadership style to develop their WPP department into one that is recognized as a leader in conjunction with WakeMed’s Mission, Vision and Values.

In additional to leadership and administrative responsibilities, the Medical Director will also serve as a clinician role model within the Neonatology team of 8 physicians, 23 advanced practice providers and a developmental team. Our group provides care in the 48 bed tertiary care Raleigh NICU, two 8-bed special care nurseries, and an outpatient neonatal follow-up clinic. The NICU has 600 admissions per year and is one of 3 NIDCAP certified NICUs in the USA. Our group covers approximately 9000 deliveries annually and there is an active and growing MFM service. We are participants and leaders in VON NICQ projects and a major contributor to Duke/UNC Neonatal Research Network studies. WPP has a well-known team of 3 pediatric surgeons and a growing number of pediatric subspecialists. The teaching and mentoring of residents, medical students, and NNP students is an integral part of our program.

This position reports directly to the Executive Medical Director of Children’s Services and supports the mission, values, and management of WPP. Qualified candidates must be currently Board Certified in Neonatology. We do not provide visa sponsorship opportunities. To learn more about our pediatric services please visit our website at www.wakemed.org and www.wakemedphysicians.com

We are situated in a vibrant growing community and the Raleigh area is consistently ranked among the top 10 best cities for employment potential, quality of life and year round outdoor activities in a temperate climate. Our area also provides an ideal family environment with quality school systems and unsurpassed recreational activities.

Physicians interested in this opportunity are encouraged to submit a CV to our applicant system and are also invited to inquire in confidence.

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This entry was posted on 09-29-2016.
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