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PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE CARDIAC INTENSIVIST

Requisition # 75203

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, April 18th, 2024
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Pediatrics

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Critical Care Cardiac Intensivist. Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest. Appointment rank to Instructor of Pediatrics (non-tenure or clinical track) may also be considered. The individual selected will join the Division of Critical Care to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services. 



The Division of Critical Care is committed to providing excellent clinical care to neonatal, pediatric, and young adult patients and their families for the state of Iowa and surrounding areas. Our cardiovascular program is the largest program in the state of Iowa with 300+ annual admissions and 500-600 cardiac catheterization/EP procedures provided by 2 pediatric cardiac surgeons, 2 pediatric interventional cardiologists, and 2 electrophysiologists. Clinical care is provided in a state-of-the art 28-bed combined medical/surgical and cardiac intensive care unit in a multidisciplinary care approach in collaboration with our cardiology and cardiovascular surgery team. Our program delivers the full range of services including highly specialized care to children with heart defects including ECMO, VAD support, and a cardiac transplantation program. Our division presently has 13 total faculty with 3 cardiac intensivists, 6 critical care fellows, and 6 – 8 nurse practitioners.  Our cardiac critical care faculty, in collaboration with the pediatric cardiac critical care nurse practitioners and our specialized bedside nursing staff, are focused on the delivery of excellent clinical care, with patient satisfaction scores consistently greater than the ninetieth percentile. The quality of care provided in our Intensive Care Unit is analyzed by participation in the Virtual Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Performance System (VPS), the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), and the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPC-QIC) for benchmarking and data sharing. Our pediatric cardiac critical care provided in our Intensive Care Unit will be analyzed by participation in the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) beginning in June 2024.



The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is one of the nation’s top medical schools. It is ranked No. 44 in research in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Graduate Schools,” and it is ranked No. 23 in National Institutes of Health funding among public institutions by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is currently ranked No. 25 in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide.



The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Iowa’s only nationally ranked children’s hospital and home to the state’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital trains 50 pediatric resident physicians. For its 2023-24 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UI Stead Family Children's Hospital in six pediatric specialties: neonatology, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and urology.



The department is posting the Pediatric Critical Care Intensivist (requisition 75201) in conjunction with the Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist (requisition 75203) and intends to hire based on the qualifications one successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you wish to be considered or both.



For more information contact:



Sarah Haskell, DO



Associate Professor of Pediatrics



Division Director of Critical Care



sarah-haskell@uiowa.edu



Visit us on the web at: www.uichildrens.org 



Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.  This applies to clinical, tenure and research positions.



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.



 

Education Requirement:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent



Board certified or eligible pediatric critical care or equivalent



Must have additional cardiac ICU training OR dual eligibility/certification in pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care medicine



License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable Qualifications:

Clinical experience in pediatric critical care and ICU management of critically ill pediatric patients including experience with management of cardiac ICU patients.



Experience in patient-oriented research



Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents



Evidence of scholarly activity



Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills



Demonstrated experience fostering a welcoming and respectful work/academic environment


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information


Contact:Jeanie Cromer - jeanie-cromer@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Pediatrics
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
SW164-4 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-7204



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Civil Rights Compliance, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

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