Pediatric Critical Care Physician - Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics
Johnson City, Tennessee
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Department of Pediatrics, Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC), in conjunction with The Niswonger Children’s Hospital, teaming with Ballad Health, is seeking a Pediatric Critical Care Physicians who completed a pediatric critical care fellowship and is BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The critical care physician will have roles in patient care, teaching, and research. Position is contingent upon external funding.

Responsibilities for the pediatric critical care physician include:

  •Providing clinical care for the 10 bed PICU.

  •Actively participating in the pediatric ground and air transports for the region as we move toward a comprehensive designated center, and expanding the service for pediatric sedations outside the operating room.

  •As this Tennessee facility is designated as a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center with Special Pediatric Expertise, the pediatric intensivist will be an active participant with the pediatric trauma team.

Educational Responsibilities include:

  •Teach the first and second year medical students in the basic science program.

  •Work with the third year students during the general pediatric clerkship/PICU sub-specialty rotation.

  •Instruct the 4th year students taking the pediatric ICU Selective/Elective.

  •Supervise the pediatric residents on the three required PICU rotations.

  •Formal lectures will be given to the pediatric residents, community and emergency room physicians, and at local/regional conferences.

The pediatric critical care physician will be expected to participate in ongoing quality initiatives/quality assessments and will be encouraged to participate in research and other academic pursuits. All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.

For consideration, candidates must apply and submit all required documents to the university's hiring system and follow any special instructions listed in the posting

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY Bustling with a population of more than 60,000, Johnson City lies just west of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northeast Tennessee. The rugged beauty of the Appalachians surrounds the thriving city that encompasses all of Washington County and parts of Carter and Sullivan counties.

It is known for its rich history (Daniel Boone, Al Capone and railroads), cultural heritage (bluegrass music, quilts and storytelling), outdoor adventure area (hiking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing) and beautiful lakes and mountain vistas. Yet, the eighth largest city in Tennessee also boasts diverse economic and educational opportunities and has become a regional hub for health care, including medical and pharmacy schools associated with East Tennessee State University. The city is also home to a beautiful and historic Veterans Administration campus and hospital.

Required Qualifications: Must have the following at time of hire:


  •Completion of Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship



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