Pediatric Hospitalist

MEDNAX has an immediate opportunity for a per diem BC/BE pediatric hospitalist to join our integrated practice at Lourdes Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana.

  • The pediatric unit has approximately 500 admissions annually
  • Average daily census of 10 patients in our 20-bed pediatric unit
  • Back-up support is provided by our affiliated group of neonatologists, NNPs and pediatric intensivists 
  • Full complement of pediatric sub-specialists
  • Responsibilities include caring for well newborns, primary management of patients in the pediatric unit and consultation with families and referring physicians
  • 24 hour rounding and call from home/hotel
  • LA license strongly preferred
  • Board Certification in Pediatrics required

Effective November 1st, 2021 Mednax will require all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.


Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.

*Our benefits include: 

  • Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with annual matching program
  • Advanced and continuing medical education
  • Leadership training and advancement opportunities
  • Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing

*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.