Department Name: 7H654:PEDIATRICS - WERNER CRITICAL CARE
The University of Kentucky is seeking a clinical faculty member to provide pediatric critical care specialist coverage for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Kentucky Children's Hospital as well as for the pediatric sedation service.
The faculty member appointed to this position will be responsible for supervision of clinical services in the pediatric intensive care unit, as well as supervise sedation services for children who are undergoing procedures. The faculty member will also participate in the teaching activities of the division as well as in clinical research projects. Bedside teaching will be integrated with clinical responsibilities.
Kentucky Children's Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky's only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. The hospital has more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. Working in our state-of-the-art Heinrich A. Werner, MD, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PICU), our team treats and monitors critically ill children (newborn to 18 years) for a range of problems, everything from burns to trauma injuries, cardiovascular surgery to neurosurgery.
To apply, please include a CV along with application. Rank will be determined based on qualifications for the position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until filled.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
M.D., DO or the foreign equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Minimum residency training of three years in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics, board certified or board eligible in Critical Care Medicine
Eligible for or licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
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