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Board Certified Neonatologist

Job Duties

The Department of Pediatrics of the David Geffen School of Medicine seeks board eligible / board certified neonatologists to join our team to direct the medical care provided in the 21-bed NICU at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, California. The Level III NICU is certified by the California Children's Services and offers a large range of service, including ECMO and whole body cooling. Our experienced team includes hospitalists, NNP, RT and NICU Nurses and a full complement of subspecialists. Neonatologists are expected to be within 20 minutes or take in house call 24/7, with 12 or 24 hours shifts to allow for flexibility.

Job Qualifications

Individuals must be BE/BC by the American Board of Pediatrics, licensed or eligible to be licensed in California. This is a full time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits from the University of California.

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Summary Information

  • Job Title: Board Certified Neonatologist
  • UCLA Title: Asso Physician Diplomate
  • Job Num.: H84812
  • Work Hours: Varies
  • Work Location: Antelope Valley Hospital
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Minimum Salary: $54.12 / $9417
  • Maximum Salary: $108.72 / $18917
  • Layoff Referral Deadline: 
  • Bargaining Unit: 99

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