Join our well-established group, practicing at Baptist Health Lexington in Lexington, Kentucky. No matter where you are in your career, our collaborative, team-oriented group provides the opportunity to continue on your career path while achieving desirable work/life balance. Newly graduating fellows or experienced providers are welcome to apply – the ideal candidate will have excellent clinical and communication skills.
As a valued member of our team, your responsibilities will include:
Coverage of a 32-bed, Level-III NICU
Well-baby coverage, as needed
Delivery room team leadership
Nursing staff education
Collaboration with on-site sub-specialty support, including maternal-fetal medicine, labor and delivery, general obstetrics, pediatric radiology, urology, ophthalmology, cardiology and genetics
18-19 shifts per month
6-7 nights per month
Weekends divided equally among group
Potential for overtime
About our practice:
Our practice has served the Lexington community for nearly 50 years. We offer a friendly, family-oriented, supportive team environment committed to delivering evidence-based medicine.
Expanding NICU team currently consists of 4 physicians and 2 neonatal nurse practitioners
Dedicated delivery room team includes a NICU nurse and respiratory therapist to attend routine C-sections and meconium deliveries
Second- and third-year fellows offer additional support and teaching opportunities
Supportive research environment with published and Magnet-recognized nursing staff
Our group is well versed at different modalities and interfaces to provide CPAP/NIPPV, delivering a wide range of services with sub-specialty support, excluding ECMO and surgical services . We enjoy supportive relationships with hospital administration, the hospital foundation and community members.
About Baptist Health Lexington
Commonly referred to as “The Baby Hospital,” Baptist Health Lexington serves the Central and Eastern Kentucky regions with a growing average of 3,700 deliveries per year. Baptist Health Lexington is a major medical research and education center and provides a wide range of services, including maternal transfer and a full scope of pediatric sub-specialties. Recent awards include:
The Leapfrog Group: Grade "A" for hospital safety, 2019
Becker's Healthcare: "100 great hospitals in America," 2019
Lexington Herald-Leader and Kentucky.com Readers' Choice poll: “Favorite Hospital” and “Favorite Place to Have a Baby,” 2018
About the community:
Known as the “Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington is located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass Region and is rich in tradition and history. What makes the Bluegrass Region unique is the variety of its landscape, educational opportunities, family activities, arts and culture, businesses and economy. In fact, Lexington has been recognized by multiple national sources as a top community for home-buyers (Movoto Real Estate), jobs (Forbes) and college towns (Livability.com). The Bluegrass Region remains one of the most well-educated areas in the state, and the public schools are consistently listed among the nation's best for cities of Lexington's size. The area's charm, low cost of living and exceptional quality of life make Lexington a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
With a 40 year record of success, MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner. As part of our national medical group, we give you the tools you need to build the career you want, and the flexibility to adapt as your personal needs and professional interests change.
We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.
MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Internal Number: 112584623
About Pediatrix Medical Group
Pediatrix Medical Group offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health (choice of two PPO options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance; 401(k); annual CME/CNE allowance; relocation assistance; employee stock purchase plan; stability in an organization with more than 35 years of health care industry experience; opportunities to participate in clinical quality improvement initiatives and clinical research; professional liability insurance; and assistance with mandatory hospital credentialing and state licensing, and reimbursement of associated fees. To view a complete listing of all opportunities or for more information on Pediatrix, please visit mednax.com/careers.