Summerville Medical Center is currently seeking a Pediatric Neurologist with training in general pediatric neurology, headache disorders, neuromuscular disorders, or other areas to join our growing pediatric subspecialty practice.
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Summerville Medical Center is part of the HCA Trident Health System serving a rapidly growing pediatric patient population in the Charleston, South Carolina market. With two acute care hospitals totaling 407 beds along with two free-standing emergency departments, Trident Health cares for more pediatric patients in our emergency departments than any other health system in the three county area. Pediatric inpatient care for the health system has been consolidated to Summerville Medical Center with the opening of a brand new pediatric inpatient unit and pediatric ICU. The Charleston area and, in particular, Dorchester and Berkeley Counties where Summerville Medical Center is located is experiencing 3-4 times the national growth rate with young families being one of the fastest growing demographic groups. As a result, we are expanding our pediatric services to better serve this high growth market.
Our services include Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU and ED, Obstetrics, Obstetrics Emergency Department, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Level II NICU, Robotic Surgical Program, Bariatrics, Emergency Services, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, and many other specialty care services. We offer the latest in technological advances and we are committed to providing every patient with the highest level of care in an environment where people, compassion, and community are valued. Summerville Medical Center has been named a Top Performer for patient safety and quality by The Joint Commission for 4 consecutive years and has a Leapfrog A rating.
If you're not familiar with Summerville, South Carolina, let me tell you it is one of the best kept secrets in the U.S. With small town charm, schools ranked highest in state academic performance, affordable housing, and easy access to downtown Charleston, it is the preferred community for those seeking to move to the Low Country. The Charleston region has been ranked #1 by Conde' Nast magazine for 4 years in a row. Our region is known for its vibrant art and restaurant offerings as well as its genuine hospitality.
Trident Health has served the communities of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties for more than 40 years as a healthcare leader. Since opening Trident Medical Center in 1975 Trident Health now includes Summerville Medical Center; two freestanding emergency rooms - Moncks Corner Medical Center and Centre Pointe Emergency - and two urgent care centers - CareNow Urgent Care in North Charleston and CareNow Urgent Care in Goose Creek. There is a vast opportunity to join our team of 2,400 employees and more than 500 physicians and 400 volunteers.
Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed, tertiary-care hospital providing a comprehensive range of services including trauma, surgical, heart and vascular services. Among Trident's many specialties is minimally invasive robotic surgery for a variety of cases such as hernia, gynecologic, thoracic and spine. The hospital's accreditations in many specialties, including stroke and cardiac care, is a testament to the quality of Trident's physicians and clinicians. Summerville Medical Center, currently a 94-bed, acute-care hospital, will add 30 beds in 2019 to accommodate the hospital's rapidly growing women's and children's services. In addition to a designated pediatric ER the hospital also features a maternal fetal medicine program and other pediatric subspecialists. Summerville Medical Center enjoys an enviable reputation earned through services such as its accredited bariatric program; a pediatric/PICU unit and women's services, including "home-like" birthing suites. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry.
IN 2018 TRAVEL and LEISURE MAGAZINE VOTED CHARLESTON, SC THE NO. 1 CITY IN THE UNITED STATES AND NO. 10 CITY IN THE WORLD. Branded as an extraordinary coastal city, rich in history and traditions, Charleston, South Carolina has earned national and international recognition of distinction in economic development, access to global markets, tourism, medical care and entrepreneurial opportunity. With its diverse economic mix the area continues to grow; yet its rich, historic charm and cultural sophistication are evident throughout the city. These distinguishable qualities have established the foundation which has lead Charleston to the forefront of cities created with innovation, creativity and a steadfast commitment to building excellence for the future. The region also boasts a multi-billion dollar visitor industry, one of the Southeast's most impressive medical hubs, a well-established base of national and international manufacturers, as well as a large military presence. In addition, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities are abundant.
Boasting a comfortable climate, a great location, historical charm and a variety of resources, the Charleston area is one of the best places to live in the nation.
The metropolitan area is comprised of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties, and stretches some 50 miles inland, with 90 miles of oceanfront.