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Neonatology Job In Lexington, Kentucky


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Company: MEDNAX Health Solutions Partner Profession/Specialty: Neonatology Location: Lexington, Kentucky 40503
Job Description
Desirable Kentucky Location
Work/Life Balance
Cohesive, Team Oriented Group

Join our well-established group, practicing at Baptist Health Lexington in Lexington, Kentucky. No matter where you are in your career, our collaborative, team-oriented group provides the opportunity to continue on your career path while achieving desirable work/life balance. Newly graduating fellows or experienced providers are welcome to apply – the ideal candidate will have excellent clinical and communication skills.

As a valued member of our team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Coverage of a 32-bed, Level-III NICU
  • Well-baby coverage, as needed
  • Delivery room team leadership
  • Nursing staff education
  • Collaboration with on-site sub-specialty support, including maternal-fetal medicine, labor and delivery, general obstetrics, pediatric radiology, urology, ophthalmology, cardiology and genetics


  • Full time
  • 18-19 shifts per month
  • 6-7 nights per month
  • Weekends divided equally among group
  • Potential for overtime

About our practice:

Our practice has served the Lexington community for nearly 50 years. We offer a friendly, family-oriented, supportive team environment committed to delivering evidence-based medicine.

  • Expanding NICU team currently consists of 4 physicians and 2 neonatal nurse practitioners
  • Dedicated delivery room team includes a NICU nurse and respiratory therapist to attend routine C-sections and meconium deliveries
  • Second- and third-year fellows offer additional support and teaching opportunities
  • Supportive research environment with published and Magnet-recognized nursing staff

Our group is well versed at different modalities and interfaces to provide CPAP/NIPPV, delivering a wide range of services with sub-specialty support, excluding ECMO and surgical services . We enjoy supportive relationships with hospital administration, the hospital foundation and community members.

About Baptist Health Lexington

Commonly referred to as “The Baby Hospital,” Baptist Health Lexington serves the Central and Eastern Kentucky regions with a growing average of 3,700 deliveries per year. Baptist Health Lexington is a major medical research and education center and provides a wide range of services, including maternal transfer and a full scope of pediatric sub-specialties. Recent awards include:

  • The Leapfrog Group: Grade "A" for hospital safety, 2019
  • Becker's Healthcare: "100 great hospitals in America," 2019
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare program: 4-star rating, 2019
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award, 2018 & 2019
  • S. News & World Report: #2 in Best Hospital, 2018
  • Lexington Herald-Leader and Readers' Choice poll: “Favorite Hospital” and “Favorite Place to Have a Baby,” 2018

About the community:

Known as the “Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington is located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass Region and is rich in tradition and history. What makes the Bluegrass Region unique is the variety of its landscape, educational opportunities, family activities, arts and culture, businesses and economy. In fact, Lexington has been recognized by multiple national sources as a top community for home-buyers (Movoto Real Estate), jobs (Forbes) and college towns ( The Bluegrass Region remains one of the most well-educated areas in the state, and the public schools are consistently listed among the nation's best for cities of Lexington's size. The area's charm, low cost of living and exceptional quality of life make Lexington a wonderful place to live and raise a family.


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.


With a 40-year record of success, MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner. As part of our national medical group, we give you the tools you need to build the career you want, and the flexibility to adapt as your personal needs and professional interests change.

We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.

MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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