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. 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. In addition, a new inpatient facility will be opening later this year.
Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital is strategically located in the center of Southern California and 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.
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. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population over 4 million.
For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children's hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.
Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.