The department of pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) and OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI) at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center seeks a pediatric critical care physician with additional cardiac training or extensive clinical experience with post-operative cardiac care or dual training in cardiology and critical care for a position as assistant/associate professor of pediatrics or of clinical pediatrics to enhance a growing division. The position requires three years of pediatric residency and three years of critical care fellowship and can be tenure or non-tenure. The ideal candidate will be board-certified/board-eligible in pediatrics and pediatric critical care and will hold or have applied for an Illinois physician’s license. The position includes patient care services, teaching medical students and residents, and opportunities to pursue research.
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois is a major medical facility with 132 beds and a 32 bed critical care unit and the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center outside of Chicago. We offer the medical sophistication of a major referral center with ECMO, cardiac surgery, general surgery, and neurosurgery, and other surgical specialties. We have a well-established congenital heart program. Jump Trading Simulation Education Center, the state of the art simulation facility with over 40,000 sq ft of space with faculty and other resources, is located next door. This opens a tremendous research opportunity for simulation users. Peoria is a family oriented community with an excellent public school system and cultural diversity.
•Provide clinical consultation services for critically ill patients hospitalized in the unit including children with complex congenital heart disease. •Provide consultation services for physicians and patients in the region with problems requiring critical care. •Participate in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs of the department. •Perform other duties of a university faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student counseling, and administration.
Salary, Academic Rank, and Malpractice Coverage
•Salary, academic rank and tenure track commensurate with experience. •Malpractice coverage provided by the University of Illinois system. •Eligible for retirement plan, health and life insurance.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of minority groups and women.
•Eligible for licensure in Illinois. •Board certified/eligible in pediatrics and pediatric critical care. •Completion of a recognized fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine and residency in pediatric or combined internal medicine/pediatric program or equivalent experience in pediatrics sufficient to meet qualifications by the American Board of Pediatrics.
About OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois / University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria
OSF HealthCare owned and operated by The Sisters for the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of seven hospitals and medical centers, one long-term care facility, and two colleges of nursing. Additionally, OSF Medical Group is a primary care physician network consisting of more than 600 primary care, specialist physicians, and advanced practice pr...oviders.
OSF Healthcare is consistently recognized as one of the top integrated health care networks in the United States, achieving SDI's "Top 100" rating for over ten years. To align our care delivery system more closely with physicians, we have developed clinical service lines in cardiac, neurosciences and pediatrics.
OSF HealthCare owns an extensive network of home health services known as OSF Home Care Services and also owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., comprised of healthcare-related businesses, and OSF Healthcare Foundation, the philanthropic are for OSF Healthcare System and OSF Home Care Services.