68 Hospital Rd Asheville, NC 28715
Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Intensivist - Level II NICU? Employed, full time, planned. l Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Intensivist to manage the care of infants 32 to 40 weeks born at the New Generations Family Birthing Center. The physician will join the region? s premier pediatrics practice and 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 at Hospital. 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.
Just 1 hour from Asheville, NC and Gatlinburg, TN. About 100-150 miles from Knoxville, TN and Atlanta, GA. It' s known for its proximity to nature and the array of outdoor activities that are readily accessible. The Tuckasegee River provides opportunities for beginner and family whitewater rafting and is considered one of western North Carolina' s best trout streams. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for hiking and biking throughout the region. v