Open Rank of Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Faculty

Employer
The University of New Mexico Department of Pediatrics
Location
New Mexico, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, at the University Of New Mexico Children's Hospital is recruiting a part time (.5) Pediatric Gastroenterologist to cover in-patient and out-patient service. The position is open track; rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

  We see the full range of pediatric GI and hepatology patients from the most common clinical issues to the most complex and we serve a unique patient population including Hispanic and Native American communities. We are funded for 4 full-time equivalent physicians and currently have three full-time and one part-time physician. Peds GI staff also includes two outpatient APP’s, four RN's, a dedicated Pediatric GI Dietician, an MA and an administrative assistant. Our outpatient practice is at three local sites with one outreach clinic. We are also funded by the state to fly and provide children’s medical services clinics in distant cities. We have dedicated Pediatric OR block time with Pediatric Anesthesia support for endoscopies. We perform a wide breadth of GI procedures ranging from routine endoscopies, capsule endoscopy, impedance pH, Bravo, ARM, Breath test, etc. Opportunities for research are available.     Our practice is part of the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital which is a 160 bed hospital and we have a Pediatric Residency and the full range of specialties represented in Pediatrics as well as Pediatric surgical support. 

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