Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician

Falls Church, Virginia
Jul 03, 2024
Sep 01, 2024
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Inova Children’s Infectious Diseases division is seeking a qualified physician to join our growing team of pediatric specialists to meet the needs of Northern Virginia’s children. The position is for full-time clinical duties in the inpatient and outpatient settings with opportunities for research participation and leadership advancement. We are especially seeking candidates with an interest in learning and supporting infection prevention and epidemiology.

Responsibilities and Practice Details:

  • Division includes four physicians
  • Practice offers clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of various infections in an ethnically diverse patient population of all socio-economic backgrounds from Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. as well as international travelers
  • Patients are seen at the Inova Children’s Infectious Diseases clinic in Fairfax, Virginia, Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital/Inova Fairfax Hospital, and via telemedicine
  • Support learners at the Inova Fairfax Pediatric Residency Program through consultation services, routinely scheduled didactic sessions, and as a preceptor on the Pediatric Infectious Diseases rotation
  • Participate in infection prevention and epidemiology for Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital
  • Participate in a robust and established pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program at Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital
  • Faculty appointment opportunity at University of Virginia Medical School Inova Campus
  • Sharing call responsibilities with the other physicians

Inova’s hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.

We are proud to be named a Forbes’ 2023 Best-in-State Employer, one of Becker’s Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare, #11 of 5,000+ facilities on NurseJournal’s national 2023 Best Places to Work as a Nurse list, and a Top Performer in the Healthcare Equality Index for LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality.

Featured benefits:

  • CME allowance and dedicated CME days
  • Student loan assistance - up to $10,000!
  • Paid parental leave
  • Retirement benefits with match from day one
  • State-of-the-art medical and training facilities

Program Features:

Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital is a 241-bed children’s hospital at Inova Fairfax Hospital medical campus, located in Northern Virginia. Inova L.J. Murphy Children's Hospital is the only dedicated children’s hospital in Northern Virginia. We provide care in a welcoming environment that offers the latest in technical innovation in child-friendly spaces. Other features of our hospital include:

  • 108-bed, level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • Inova Children’s Heart Center
  • Inova Children’s Cancer Center
  • Level One Trauma Center
  • Complex pediatric care across a spectrum of specialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Department and network of pediatric emergency care seeing over 100,000 patients annually
  • Child Life Services dedicated in each inpatient space and outpatient procedural area
  • Specialized air and ground transport service
  • Ronald McDonald House


  • Education: An MD or DO from an accredited university medical school, Completed ACGME residency training and subsequent fellowship, Board eligible or board certified
  • Experience: Formal training in Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Licensure: Current or eligibility for an unrestricted Virginia state medical license and DEA

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