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Pediatrics - Neonatology Clinical Faculty

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Requisition # 117829

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) is seeking an experienced Neonatologist to join the Division of Neonatology, the largest division in the Department of Pediatrics.

The Cedars-Sinai NICU is a world class, Level IV pediatric trauma center. Our NICU is one of the largest in Southern California and it is unmatched in the United States for its state-of-the-art design and technology treating approximately 800 – 900 newborns per year with last year treating a record 1200 newborns. Cedars-Sinai is also one of the biggest labor and delivery facilities in the country, averaging between 6500 – 7000 births annually.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is advancing an ambitious vision for children’s healthcare, thanks to the generosity of the Shapell Guerin Family Foundation and its president, Vera Guerin.  Propelled by this historic $100 million gift, the largest lifetime gift in Cedars-Sinai 119-year history, Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s will fill a critical gap in care for young patients in Los Angeles and beyond.  It will provide primary and specialty care for patients as they grow from newborns to adolescents to adults.  Guerin Children’s is also going to build on Cedars-Sinai’s already robust care in pediatrics and labor and delivery.

In addition to current pediatric intensive care beds and neonatal intensive care beds, the hospital has renovated an inpatient space with 26 beds.  Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized innovator in pediatrics and genetics, has been named as the inaugural director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s, as well as the David and Meredith Kaplan Distinguished Chair in Children’s Health.

Cedars-Sinai has been named to the Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year and tied for #1 in California and Los Angeles in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2023-24” rankings. Eleven medical specialties were nationally ranked for their clinical excellence; nine of the specialties placed in the top 10. We are a nationalleaderin providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare that encompasses primary care as well as specialized medicine, and conducting research that leads to lifesaving discoveries and innovations.

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other incentive programs for our employees.  The total pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors.  This total pay range includes any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. We also offer a comprehensive faculty benefits package.

Pay Range: $234,406 - $434,932 Total Cash Compensation


Successful candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse group of hospital and academic department partners using a collaborative approach. Other qualities include a commitment to excellence in patient care, implementation of innovative patient care programs and evidence of academic scholarly work.

Required Education/Certifications:

  • Medical Degree (or equivalent) from an accredited medical school
  • Board Certification or Board Eligible in Pediatrics and Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
  • 5-7 years of experience post-fellowship
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted California license as Physician
  • Eligible for appointment to the appropriate academic rank in the CSMC Professorial Series

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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