Pediatric Hospitalist at Riley Children's Health, Bloomington Indiana

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submit your CV directly:
Kathryn Coble
phone: (317) 627-4924

Riley Children's Health
Bloomington, IN
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Preferred Specialty:
Pediatric, Hospitalist

Riley Children's Health is announcing a new pediatric hospitalist service at Indiana University Health in Bloomington, IN. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for five pediatricians or med/peds to join the state's premier hospitalist program while contributing to Riley Children's mission and strategic growth initiative for providing closer access to care for our patients in southern Indiana.  


  • Clinical care covering the 6-bed pediatric inpatient unit, normal newborn nursery care, and ED consults for pediatric patients, as needed.   
  • Primary practice location at the newly opened IU Health Bloomington hospital (75-100%). Opportunities for growth through clinical coverage as staffing allows at Riley Children's in Indianapolis, IU North Hospital in Carmel, and IU West Hospital in Avon 
  • Procedures include lumbar puncture and circumcision (training provided, as needed)
  • Varied work schedule with a mix of days, nights and weekends to ensure 24/7 in house coverage. Holidays and weekends are evenly distributed among all faculty  
  • 154 shifts per academic year, averaging 12 hours per shift. Opportunities available for additional moonlighting at competitive rates.  
  • Faculty appointment commensurate with experience
  • Clinical medical education and engagement with medical students, advanced practice providers, and Bloomington-based IU residency programs. Additional academic opportunities for quality improvement and clinical research through Riley Pediatric Hospital Medicine division
  • Comprehensive benefit package including group insurance (health, dental, life, disability), 401k with company match, PTO, and occurrence-based malpractice insurance coverage starting the first day of employment;  Quality bonus, relocation assistance, and other potential financial incentives. 

The parent entity, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, serves as the only comprehensive children’s hospital in the state of Indiana.  In addition to receiving patients from throughout the state, it serves as the primary admitting hospital for the inner city, underserved community of Indianapolis.  Other suburban locations on the west and north sides of Indianapolis draw from suburbs and surrounding rural areas.  Indianapolis is home to a variety of immigrant populations including Latino, Burmese and an increasing number of Haitian families, among others.  Bloomington is a short 50 minute drive from Indianapolis.

  • Completion of ABMS pediatric or med/peds residency; PHM fellowship preferred, but not required.
  • BE/BC in pediatrics
  • Physician MD/DO licensed in Indiana or eligible for medical licensure.

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Community Description

Bloomington, Indiana is a progressive college town with the perfect blend of charm and culture. Residents enjoy the city's dynamic energy, spectacular scenery, outdoor adventure, and world-class educational opportunities.

  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the best counties to live in America (amongst the best counties in the U.S. for families and young professionals, and as the best county in the state for outdoor activities)
  • Vibrant downtown: arts, theaters, museums, and a thriving music scene
  • Close proximity to top-ranked Indianapolis International Airport, voted "Best Airport in North America" twelve consecutive years
  • Home of Big Ten conference member Indiana University, as well as highly-rated schools (ranked by Niche as the number two Indiana county for public schools in 2023)
  • Lively nightlife, award-winning wineries and distilleries, shopping, and unique dining (including global cuisine)
  • Home to Indiana's only national forest, the largest state park in Indiana (Brown County State Park) and Lake Monroe
  • Active lifestyle, including an urban biking trail, camping, caverns, boating, hiking, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, and skiing
  • 45 minutes to Indianapolis and 90 minutes to Louisville

Client Description

Riley Children's Health is Indiana's only full service statewide pediatric health system. Riley Children's Health offers complete, comprehensive pediatric care ranging from routine primary care checkups to the most complex acute care needs from highly skilled pediatric specialists. The system connects patients with 200 primary care and 400 specialty physicians in 19 communities across the state of Indiana. Riley Physicians treat patients in their home communities, bringing top-notch care close to home. This statewide network is an extension of Riley Hospital for Children, one of the nation's leading children's hospitals.

Riley Children's unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine means that we always have the most up-to-date research and innovative therapies close at hand. In collaboration with the Department of Pediatrics at IU School of Medicine, Riley Children's received a record $38.5 million in NIH research funding for 2023 (ranked ninth in the nation).

At Riley Children's, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

The new IU Health Bloomington Hospital and Regional Academic Health Center opened in December 2021. The facility offers a personalized approach to inpatient services (including intensive care, complex surgeries and comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology services), outpatient services with leading-edge diagnostic testing, flexible space in the emergency department for post-care observation, a dedicated trauma center and a cancer infusion center.

At the same time, the facility strengthens healthcare education by providing space for collaboration and coordination of care and teaching. Students and trainees frequently come to the hospital side of the facility for clinical experiences.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.