The Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a Pediatric Intensivist to provide care at Children's of Alabama. The preferred candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in clinical care, graduate medical education or research and possess outstanding leadership skills. Demonstrated accomplishment in the field of PICU leadership and/or research is highly desirable.
The Critical Care Division is currently comprised of eleven faculty members who staff a 24 bed Medical/Surgical ICU, Critical Care Transport Team, Rapid Response Team, Pediatric Simon Sedation Service, the Pediatric Simulation Center at Children's of Alabama, and supports an ACGME-approved fellowship-training program.
Children's of Alabama (COA) serves as Alabama's main tertiary care center for children. COA is the third largest children's hospital medical campus in the U.S. It is home to the state’s only Level I pediatric trauma center, the only pediatric renal care center, the largest pediatric burn center in the Southeast and is one of the largest pediatric outpatient centers in the nation. With Pediatric subspecialty divisions nationally ranked in eight of the categories evaluated by U.S. News and World Report, COA offers a remarkable work environment and the opportunity to perform outstanding multi-disciplinary care, education and research.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. Successful candidates must be a licensed MD/DO and board certified/eligible in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
For more information on this employment opportunity, please contact: Nancy Tofil, MD, Med Division Director, Pediatric Critical Care firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Alabama Birmingham – www.uab.edu UAB; PICU http://main.uab.edu/peds/Templates/Inner.aspx?pid=86290 Children's of Alabama – www.childrensal.org
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
MD, DO, MD/PhD
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In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.