The University of Kentucky is currently seeking a faculty member provide inpatient care services in the Pediatric Neonatology Intensive Unit. This position will primarily be responsible for directing patient care to admitted patients, writing daily progress notes, submitting clinical charges, and overseeing fellow residents, neonatal nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and ancillary staff in providing care.
This position will participate in night and weekend on-call coverage as assigned by the clinical division chief, and providing individual teaching to pediatric residents and other health care professionals participating in the care of patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, this position will attend regional, national, and/or international scientific meetings and serve on Children’s Hospital and College of Medicine committees as needed.
The 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. In addition, this facility houses more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. The NICU is a 66-bed unit providing Level IV and intermediate care for the newborn. It provides a neonatal transport team that utilizes the Kentucky Children’s Hospital ambulance, a mobile neonatal unit, and serves as a regional neonatal transport center serving Eastern and Central Kentucky.
Our NICU is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology to give every at-risk newborn the best possible care. Patient care strategies within the NICU include infant therapy and high frequency ventilation for preemies with breathing disorders.
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter 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:
Completion of Residency in Pediatrics and Fellowship in Neonatology
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics, board certified or board eligible in Neonatology, and eligible for a state-required medical license.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.