East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Department of Pediatrics, Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC), in conjuction with The Niswonger Children’s Hospital, teaming with Ballad Health, is seeking 3 Pediatric Critical Care Physicians who completed a pediatric critical care fellowship and are BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The critical care physician will have roles in patient care, teaching, and research. Positions are 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 Opportunities include:
Opportunity to 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 subspeciality 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.
ABOUTTHECOMMUNITY 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.
Job Category: College of Medicine Faculty
Must have the following at time of hire: MD/DO Completion of Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship BC/BE
Internal Number: 12258
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.