Seeking academic neonatologist(s): Saint Louis University is seeking faculty to join a busy academic group, at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, with a special interest in individuals with training and interest in Neonatal Neurology, Simulation, and Quality Improvement.
The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine consists of 21 faculty and research staff. The Division has a busy inpatient service based in the 65-bed Level IV NICU at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Childrens Hospital, a 190 licensed bed, free-standing Childrens Hospital affiliated with the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
The Division also serves the labor and delivery service at SSM Health St. Marys Hospital and the attached 42-bed Level III NICU. In addition, the faculty in the Division staff four Level II NICUs in the community. Faculty provide consultation services at the Fetal Care Institute and staff the high-risk developmental follow-up clinic.
The Division has a fellowship program and currently recruits 2 fellows per year. The Neonatal-Perinatal Division also has ongoing, intra and extra-mural funded clinical and basic science research and an excellent working relationship with the Saint Louis University School of Public Health. Excellent opportunities for teaching in both didactic and clinical settings are available at the medical student and post-graduate levels.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate patient care in a high-volume Level IV and Level II NICU with sub-specialists
Ability to lead a medical provider team and work collaboratively with ancillary services within the NICU
Ability to teach and educate trainees and advanced practice providers
Detail-oriented and organized with excellent time management skills
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Provide clinical neonatology services at the NICUs and community SCNs as designated by the Division Director
Provide consultative antenatal services and neonatal resuscitation on Labor and Delivery as requested by OB/MFM at each hospital
Provide in-house calls at both the Cardinal Glennon Childrens Hospital NICU and the Level III NICU and L&D at St. Marys Hospital as per Divisional schedule
Provide on-call coverage from home for the community NICUs as per Division schedule
Provide Fetal Care consultation and participate in the high-risk nursery follow-up clinic
Provide timely and appropriate documentation of all services conducted on behalf of the Division
Participate in Divisional educational conferences for trainees and staff and community providers as needed
Participate in Divisional M&M conferences and present clinical cases allocated by clinical service time
Participate in Quality Improvement projects as and when required in consultation with the Division Director
Maintain all the board licensing and credentialing requirements to maintain privileges at each participating hospital
Work closely with faculty mentors and the Division Director on the SLU academic portfolio
Candidates must be BC/BE in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
Candidates must be eligible for a Missouri license
Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.