Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation's largest integrated health systems, is seeking a full time BE/BC Neonatologist (to fill a retirement) and join the team as the 7th Neonatologist and Division Head. The team includes 33+ Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
The Division Head role provides leadership at each institution, in ensuring patient care, administrative guidance, and consistency and standardized care throughout the system. This is maintained with nursing and nurse practitioner leadership support.
The HFHS Division of Neonatology covers four System hospitals which includes a 35-bed NICU, a LeveI III perinatal regional referral center (2800 deliveries and 500 + admissions /year) at Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) in Detroit and 1500- 2000 deliveries /year, at each of the 3 Level II units, at HF West Bloomfield, HF Wyandotte, and HF Macomb.
Neonatologists and NNPs provide coverage at the Level III, as well as the Special Care newborn service and coverage at the Level II units (Henry Ford West Bloomfield and Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals). Neonatologists during the day and NNPs, nights and weekends provide 24 hour service. Neonatologists, take Night and Weekend calls for both these hospitals from home, which is considered moonlighting.
The 3rd Level II unit (Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital) has a NNP (days), and night and weekend call is in house and is provided by the neonatologists or NNPs. These calls are also considered moonlighting. All moonlighting provides additional remuneration. There is an excellent salary and benefits package for the successful candidate.
An active transport team (NNP, RT and Nurse) provides transport for the Level III Unit in Detroit, where the full range of neonatal intensive care including Pediatric surgery, iNO therapy and Body Cooling are offered.
Neonatologists have academic appointments at Wayne State University. Medical students, Family Practice and Emergency Dept. residents and NNP education is part of the role. Developmental follow up assessment is provided in the weekly Clinic attended by the neonatologist, a NNP as well as an occupational therapist. The clinic supports the 55 pediatricians in the system clinics and all HFHS high risk discharges from the NICU or Special care nurseries or from the pediatricians’ offices