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Requisition # 72287

Position Basics

Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, February 2nd, 2018
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Medical Director for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the rank of Associate (non-track), or Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or clinical/non-tenure track) in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The 28-bed PICU is part of the new 189-bed University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and also includes the development of a pediatric cardiac ICU as part of the new unit. The Medical Director will play a critical role in designing and implementing the cardiac ICU model together with the division director and the leadership of pediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. The Medical Director will actively participate in all aspects of strategic planning, implementation and operations associated with the PICU. In this capacity, the Medical Director will work closely with Children’s Hospital, Division, and department leadership in the recruitment of faculty and staff, implementation of best practice guidelines and care protocols. In addition, the Medical Director will provide a full range of inpatient intensive care services for patients at our Children’s Hospital. This position is an opportunity for a dynamic leader to enhance strategic growth and promote ongoing success in a complex academic health care environment.

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 42nd overall and 20th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY16.  The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 12th among public institutions for FY2016, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 21st overall and 11th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY16. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric residents.

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2016-17 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 189-bed children’s hospital opened in February 2017.

Education Requirement:

Must hold an M.D./DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa


Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Critical Care, or equivalent

Desirable Qualifications:

Clinical experience in Pediatric Critical Care

Formal training or experience in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care

A minimum of four years of post-graduate experience

Experience in patient-oriented research

Teaching competence in pediatric critical care for medical students and residents

Demonstrated ability to work with diverse faculty, staff, and students

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement new programs

Evidence of scholarly activity

Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information

Contact:Scott M Fedler - scott-fedler@uiowa.edu
Boyd Tower
601 Newton Road
2020-R BT
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-7956

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