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Pediatric Pulmonologist with Special Emphasis in Sleep Medicine The Department of Pediatrics at Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles and the USC, Keck School of Medicine is seeking a board certified/eligible Pediatric Pulmonologist for a position and attending faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at the Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (Practitioner) level. The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology has 10 fulltime and 2 part time faculty members. Each faculty members has a clinical and research profile that is tailored to their specific interests. The Division includes a Cystic Fibrosis Center, Pulmonary Function and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Sleep Center, Infant Pulmonary Function Testing, Bronchoscopy Program, Home Mechanical Ventilation Program, Diaphragmatic Pacing Program, and is affiliated with a large chronic care facility. Our sleep center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). We perform over 1500 polysomnographies a year and maintain a sleep disorders consultation clinic. We currently have four triple boarded sleep specialists. We are an official rotating site for the LAC+USC/University Hospital sleep fellowship program. The recruited faculty member would have specific responsibilities as part of providing care to patients in our clinic, inpatient rounds, and subacute center. The division has dedicated nurse specialists, social workers, dieticians, respiratory care practitioners, and research support staff. The Division has an ACGME accredited fellowship program with 6 post-graduate fellows. The Pulmonology Clinic receives referrals from the entire southwestern region with almost 6,000 ambulatory patient visits per year. The Division staffs three outreach clinics as well. The Pediatric Pulmonology program has been ranked in the top 15 Programs by the US News and World Report for the past 3 years. Research in the Division is focused on cystic fibrosis, sleep and sleep related breathing disorders, home mechanical ventilation, sudden infant death syndrome, medical ethics, and pulmonary complications of hemoglobinpathies. Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 10 Childrenâs Hospitals in the nation and the only pediatric medical center on the West Coast-ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties and named to the national âHonor Rollâ of childrenâs hospitals in the United States in the current US News and World Report. CHLA is a freestanding, private not-for-profit childrenâs hospital affiliated with the USC, Keck School of Medicine. CHLA completed a new in-patient hospital tower in 2011 with over 300 beds. The Saban Research Institute at CHLA provides state of the art basic science facilities in stem cell research, transplant immunology, and developmental biology. The USCKSOM was established in 1895 and has over 1,200 full time faculty members and is home to over 25 research-oriented basic and clinical academic programs. Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. The salary and academic rank would be commensurate with experience. USC and CHLA are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. Relocation expenses are provided, and the position includes a generous benefits and retirement package. If you are interested please login to www.usc.edu/jobs and complete an application. For further inquiries contact Dr. Sally Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 361-2101 for more information.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20021405
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