University Pediatrics, a division of Memorial Health University Physicians at Memorial Health announces a full-time Pediatric Endocrinologist position. The practice is located in a major medical center that serves a diverse population of patients from a large geographical area. Patients represent a wide variety of pediatric populations including diabetes, growth disorders, intersex disorders, adrenal, thyroid, and pituitary problems. The University Pediatrics team currently includes four general pediatricians, four pediatric intensivists, two pediatric endocrinologist, three pediatric hematologist/oncologist, three pediatric hospitalists, and a pediatric infectious disease specialist. The teams work collaboratively with other health professionals to provide comprehensive medical and psychological care to children. The incoming candidate can expect to supervise residents in our pediatric GME program as well.
The Pediatric Endocrinologist's primary responsibility will include evidence-based clinical evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents from birth through 18 years. Participation in grand rounds and other educational and professional development activities is strongly encouraged.
Candidates should have completed fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology, be board-eligible/board-certified pediatric endocrinologist, and be license eligible in Georgia. The Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah is the only children's hospital in Southeast Georgia, including the regions only Level III Neonatal Care Unit. In 2016, the Willett Children's Hospital served more than 70,000 children in the region and has plans to expand its services over the next five years. In addition, Memorial Health broke ground on a new free-standing facility, with anticipated opening in 2019.
Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.
Memorial Health serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. In addition to MHUMC, our system includes primary and specialty care doctors, business services and NurseOne, our 24-hour call center. We also have a major medical education program that trains residents in diagnostic radiology, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and surgery.
Memorial Health University Medical Center has earned local, regional and national honors. At MHUMC, we are not content with business as usual. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients, but also change the future of medicine.