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Cystic Fibrosis Care Center Director

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Date: Jan 17, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30322

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Requisition #:  18603     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  [[filter6]]
Employment Type:  Full-Time
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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine are actively recruiting a director for the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Care Center to serve as the Hertz Professor of CF Care, with a commitment to our clinical, teaching and research missions.  The director will collaborate with leading scientists at Emory and Children’s, including Joanna Goldberg, PhD; Nael McCarty, PhD; and Eric Sorscher, MD; as well as Georgia Institute of Technology’s Marvin Whiteley, PhD, who recently joined the faculty. The director will oversee all aspects of the CF Care Center and guide three clinical care programs in both adult and pediatrics to accelerate improvement in health outcomes.  In addition, the director will enhance the education of medical students and pediatric residents in CF care, have an active role in training pulmonary fellows, provide ongoing education to the interdisciplinary CF staff on care and quality improvement, and mentor physicians in training in CF research. The director will be expected to continue their own CF research program, while also providing valuable collaboration and consultation to the research team of the Center for CF and Airways Disease Research.  Children’s is the largest pediatric healthcare System in Georgia and one of the largest in the country, treating more than 1
million patients annually. To better serve the community and provide cutting-edge healthcare, Children’s formed an integral partnership with Emory, a leading private institution committed to academic excellence. In fiscal year 2016, Emory generated $574 million in research funding. With the mission of creating, preserving, teaching and applying knowledge in the service of humanity, Emory fosters an enriching culture through crosssector collaborations.

In addition to being named by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine as a top pediatric hospital, Children’s has been listed as one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work” and among Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies” for the past 12 years.

Atlanta is a diverse, dynamic metropolitan area that offers an excellent quality of life, plentiful and varied entertainment, and easy access to a wide range of recreational activities in the north Georgia mountains and elsewhere.


  • Graduate of an accredited, four-year medical school.
  • Graduate of an accredited, post-graduate residency program in Pediatrics.
  • Completion of fellowship program in Pediatric Pulmonology.
  • Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff.


  • Board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia.
  • Current DEA registration.
  • BLS certification is required.
  • PALS or NRP certification.


  1. Provides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children’s policies and procedures.
  2. Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.
  3. Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education.
  4. Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner.
  5. Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patient care and appropriate reimbursement.
  6. Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.
  7. Participates in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS, PALS, or NALS and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.
  8. Performs other responsibilities as required.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids



Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Physician/PhD - Physician/PhD



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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