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Pediatric Neonatology Hospitalist

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world. We offer broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care, and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient, and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our faculty and staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

At this time, the Division of Neonatology in The Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks Board Certified/Eligible pediatricians with strong clinical skills in the hospital care of sick newborns and a special interest in neonatal medicine. The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Responsibilities include in-house neonatal coverage in a variety of roles and locations within our institution, including Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, and El Camino Hospital in Mountain View. Clinical responsibilities may be divided among the various locations and include coverage of the Delivery Room, Well Newborn Nursery, Level II Intermediate Care Nursery, and/or a Level III NICU. In addition, candidates will also have opportunities to pursue a variety of academic and professional development activities, including engaging in resident and medical student education at Stanford, as well as participating in various clinical and quality improvement initiatives involving newborn care.

Candidates will be eligible for a clinical academic appointment in the Clinician Educator line within the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. We currently have openings for full-time, part-time, and moonlighting positions. Full-time appointments are eligible for University benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. There are a variety of attractive retirement plans including employer contribution after the first year of service. Additional information on benefits is available at:


Successful candidates will bring strong clinical skills in the hospital care of sick newborns and a special interest in neonatal medicine. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in pediatrics.

Stanford University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, retirement savings plans, paid licensure, and malpractice coverage.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

At Stanford, we strive to ensure that a diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, genders, political and religious beliefs, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations, and identities is thriving on our campus. Such diversity will inspire new angles of inquiry, new modes of analysis, new discoveries, and new solutions. To learn more about how Stanford thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our IDEAL website, found here: Click Here

Why Stanford is for you:  

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, or film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives,
  • And More!


How to apply:

The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please submit a cover letter, CV with an optional diversity statement.


Arun Gupta, MD

Medical Director, Stanford Neonatal Hospitalist Program



Search Administrator,

Helen Burkes

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