Neonatal Medicine Physician, Department of Pediatrics (M67287)

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 6, 2023

Mission or Goal of Unit: Children’s Hospital of Richmond of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has committed itself to transforming the NICU into a model academic unit devoted to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and clinical, translational, and basic research in neonatal disease and service delivery.

The Division of Neonatal Medicine is comprised of 13 neonatologists whose expertise include medical education, quality improvement science, medical ethics, epidemiology, and clinical and basic research. The Division oversees the only referral tertiary level IV NICU located within the Critical Care Wing of the VCU Health Medical Center, directly connected to the High-Risk Labor and Delivery Service. The NICU serves families and high-risk infants in a state of the art single room designed 40 bed NICU at Children’s Hospital of Richmond. Each room accommodates parents for overnight stays and couplet care.

Chief Purpose of this position: The Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System is seeking a full-time Neonatologist with interests and/or experience in neonatal medicine education, research, quality improvement or mentorship. Expected responsibilities include clinical care, neonatal follow-up, ECMO, hypothermia treatment, and teaching responsibilities. In addition, there are strong opportunities to continue or establish efforts and initiatives in fellowship education, including leadership, in program development or in clinical or bench research, depending on background and interest.

Neonatologist who will provide a mix of direct clinical care, clinical or QA/QI activities, didactic and bedside teaching for students, residents and fellows, and pursuit of a plan of academic efforts that may include research or other activities that meet the needs of the division and the individual.

Position Responsibilities:
Teaching - Faculty member will have teaching responsibilities within the clinical services of the division. Faculty member will provide teaching and mentorship to medical students, Residents, Chief Residents, and Fellows when applicable.

Research - Faculty member will participate in scholarly research activities that can include basic science, clinical, translational, or other research endeavors.

Service - Faculty member will serve on divisional, departmental, or School of Medicine level committees when appropriate, and engage in professional activities through journal review, conference presentations, etc.

Clinical - Faculty member will serve as a Neonatologist for the Department of Pediatrics. Clinical schedule will include weekends, holidays, and nights.

Other - Faculty member will take on administrative duties associated with this role.

Required Qualifications:
--Board certified in Pediatrics and board eligible/certified in Neonatal medicine
--Experience with clinical care
--Experience in an academic medical center
--Experience with scholarly research activities
--Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
--NRP certification

Position Type: Clinical
Full time equivalent: 100
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department: SOM/Pediatrics

Salary: Commensurate

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Jewel Jefferson
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