Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, Department of Pediatrics (F09080)

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time


Mission or Goal of Unit: The mission of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is to provide superior subspecialty clinical care to the children of Central Virginia, to provide outstanding training in infectious diseases for medical students, residents and subspecialty fellows, and to generate new knowledge through both clinical and basic science research projects.

Chief Purpose of this position: The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at CHoR is recruiting for a junior to mid-level faculty member in Infectious Diseases. The Division provides clinical care to patients with all types of infectious processes in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Services will include:
  • Inpatient and outpatient consultation for children with suspected infections, or infections that are complex, chronic or recurrent, or particularly difficult to treat
  • Phone consultation for physicians and other pediatric medical professionals who need assistance and advice with infectious disease issues pertinent to their patients
  • Consultation for review of antibiotic, antiviral or antifungal therapies, including assistance in drug monitoring for toxicities and side effects for both inpatient and home health services
  • Consultation on epidemiologic issues in the health care setting as well as the in the community
  • Services in specialized outpatient clinics
  • Administration and management of the Pediatrics Infectious Diseases and Combined Medicine-Pediatrics Infectious Diseases fellowships
Position Responsibilities:

Teaching: Faculty member will have teaching responsibilities. Faculty member will provide teaching and mentorship to medical students, Residents, Chief Residents, and Fellows when applicable.

Research: Faculty member will have working knowledge in research methods and be able to participate in clinical, translational, and outcomes research.

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

Clinical:
  • Inpatient and outpatient consultation for children with suspected infections, or infections that are complex, chronic or recurrent, or particularly difficult to diagnose or treat
  • Phone consultation for physicians and other pediatric medical professionals who need assistance and advice with infections disease issues pertinent to their patients
  • Consultation for review of antibiotic, antiviral, or antifungal therapies, including assistance in drug monitoring for toxicities and side effects for both inpatient and home health services
  • Consultation on epidemiologic issues in the health care setting as well as in the community
Other: Faculty member will take on administrative duties associated with this role.

Required Qualifications:
  • Board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Experience with clinical care of patients
  • Experience in an academic medical center
  • Demonstrated expertise in medical education and participation in Graduate Medical Education
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with clinical or basic science research experience and the ability to apply for and obtain early career awards from the NIH or other funding agencies.

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

Salary: Commensurate

ORP Eligible: Yes

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Robin Songer
Contact Email: robin.songer@vcuhealth.org
Contact Phone: 8043823171

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