Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics has an immediate opening for a full-time Board Certified/Eligible Pediatric Clinical Geneticist/Metabolic Geneticist. This position includes a faculty appointment, commensurate with training and experience, at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine.
This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician/educator, who is newly trained or more experienced, with broad interests in all facets of clinical genetics and a special interest in metabolic genetics. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, patient care, inpatient consults, outpatient genetic clinics and multidisciplinary team settings, teaching medical students and residents, and research. Metabolic patient care is supported by a bilingual genetic counselor with a special interest in metabolic genetics. Protected research time is available and a research focus is encouraged. Opportunities for intramural and extramural collaboration and program development abound. The diversity of the clinical genetics practice is extraordinary, offering both depth and breadth of experience in all areas including neurogenetics, cardiogenetics, cancer genetics, dysmorphology, and congenital anomalies.
Loma Linda University Children's Hospital is the only academic medical center serving children in the two largest counties in the country. Our facility has the largest Level IV NICU in California, serving approximately 25 percent of the state. The Children's Hospital is one of the few centers for pediatric cardiac transplants and ECMO in California and is developing a Perinatal Care Center with a focus on prenatal diagnosis to better serve the large population of high-risk pregnancies and infants with prenatally diagnosed congenital anomalies. The Medical Center and Children's Hospital supports team centers for cystic fibrosis, hemoglobinopathies, spina bifida, and craniofacial anomalies. Major construction of a new hospital will be complete in 2021.
Loma Linda is located in the center of Southern California. A sunny climate augments the cultural benefits of Los Angeles and Palm Springs and the year-round recreational opportunities of nearby mountains, deserts, and beaches.
Interested parties can contact Robin Clark, MD, email@example.com.
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About Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world class level of clinical excellence. While offering competitive salaries, the Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million.
Loma Linda University’s Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center serving a four county area that covers approximately 25 percent of the state. The Medical Center and Children’s Hospital are equipped with over 850 licensed beds. The Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the largest and most advanced neonatal centers in the world, with 82 beds and 22,000 square feet dedicated to caring for some of our smallest patients.
Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing, hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.