Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care (Associate Professor/Professor)
The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care and the Children's Heart Program are seeking a Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care at an Associate Professor or Professor level. The medical director will provide clinical and administrative leadership for the practice of pediatric cardiac critical care and will share clinical responsibilities with the current pediatric critical care faculty.
The Pediatric Critical Care serves more than 1000 patients per year with a 19-bed facility that provides expert multi-disciplinary care, and an active pediatric critical care transport system. The ten physician service supports an accredited Fellowship program, and is an integral part of resident education. In addition to providing clinical services for pediatric patients with life-threatening, complex medical conditions, the critical care service supports a patient/family-centered culture. With a heart transplant program and ECMO/VAD programs, the PICU continues to see an increasing volume of cardiac patients.
Ranked by US News & World Report for the 3rd consecutive year, the Children's Heart Program at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital provides the most complex medical, interventional and surgical care for patients with congenital heart disease from infancy through adulthood, addressing a need for extended cardiac care from before birth through adulthood.
The successful candidates will have faculty appointments in the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Maryland School of Medicine at academic levels to be determined by experience. The University of Maryland Medical Center is a major academic tertiary care center serving Baltimore, the state of Maryland, and the mid Atlantic region. As the oldest public medical school in the United States, the University of Maryland School of Medicine has an established tradition of outstanding clinical care, education, and research. The Department of Pediatrics is deeply committed to promoting children's health in the community and across the state, while supporting innovative clinical programs and expanding research initiatives.
We are located near the downtown Inner Harbor area, just one of Baltimore's many outstanding attractions. From fine arts and orchestras to professional sports teams, first-class dining and shopping to a wealth of historical sites, our city offers a full range of recreational and cultural opportunities. Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and even New York City are within easy reach, as well as beaches to the east and mountains to the west. Educational excellence abounds, as do family-friendly neighborhoods and urban living options. Visit us online at www.ummsphysician.jobs to learn more.
The ideal candidate would have training in pediatric critical care with additional training in pediatric cardiology/cardiac critical care and at least 5 years of experience working as a pediatric cardiac intensivist. The candidate should have an interest in clinical and translational research.
Interested candidates should submit an online application and refer to Position # 03-314-480.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.