Duties and Responsibilities: We seek individuals who are outstanding physicians, subspecialty trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual boarded in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, and who are looking for a unique opportunity to participate in a new emergency facility in a strong academically-oriented atmosphere, as faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School.
Compensation: $200~300k annual salary, depending on experience, with increase in salary to top level for new PEM fellowship graduates over ~5 years.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician
Unique Program Highlights: - PEM faculty comprised of physicians who have trained and worked all over the U.S. including Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, Albuquerque, Detroit, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, and Baltimore bringing diverse experiences and perspectives to the division. - 8 hour shifts with built-in overlap with the next attending allowing for wrap-up, charting, and on-time finishing of your shifts! - Double coverage during the high census winter season - Home to the nation’s first Division of Global Pediatrics, faculty involvement in global health is enthusiastically supported at the University of Minnesota. - The University of Minnesota is a J1 visa site, supporting international physicians to practice - Graduated salary based on years of service, not simply academic promotion - VERY generous retirement and benefits plans - High complexity patients in balance with healthy amount of general pediatric cases - Large percentage of immigrant and refugee patients from many parts of the world bringing unique perspectives and pathologies to the department - Great spot to spread your wings as a newly graduated fellow experiencing autonomy with a manageable volume - Preceptor responsibilities include trainees at level PGY2 and beyond of pediatric, med/peds, and emergency medicine residents. - Adjoining behavioral health emergency care center allowing for timely disposition for mental health patients after medical clearance
In 2011, The University of Minnesota opened a new, state-of-the-art, 227,000-square-foot pediatric facility. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital has capacity for 207 patients and includes a full-service pediatric emergency department. Our Emergency Department has been rapidly growing for the last several years, and currently treats over 16,000 children annually, including many high complexity and high acuity patients, with an overall admission rate of approximately 20%. As the region’s premier pediatric teaching hospital, we enjoy full medical, surgical and trauma subspecialist coverage, and work with trainees from a number of superior medical, surgical and dental residency and fellowship programs.
The University of Minnesota’s Department of Pediatrics has over 180 full-time faculty, a 100-year tradition of excellence in the medical care of children and in the enhancement of care through research and education. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital also houses some of the leading pediatric clinical programs in the country, including solid organ transplantation, blood and marrow transplants, cancer treatments and cardiovascular surgery.
Our Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine values and supports a broad range of academic activities. We excel at medical education and have been recognized by the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Residents as the best educational rotation in the program 2 of the past 4 years. We are PALS instructors and leaders in resuscitation education through Simulation. We enjoy a growing program in clinical research which emphasizes Quality Initiatives and collaboration with a wide range of local and national partners.
Patients: We care for ill- and injured-children and adolescents, with an emphasis on high complexity/acuity subspecialty medical and surgical patients resulting in an admission rate which approaches 20%. Overall, 9% of all our ED patients arrive by EMS.
Current Staff: 11 Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians 2 dual-boarded Pediatric and Emergency Medicine physicians 3 Pediatricians Seeking 1-2 additional PEM physicians
Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates should be Board-Certified or Board-Eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, with an interest in teaching, research, community service, and providing outstanding clinical care in our academic University Children's Hospital setting.
Internal Number: 332399
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