Inova Children’s Hospital is seeking candidates for a cardiac focused intensivist to join the Critical Care Division. Candidates are preferred to be board certified in Pediatrics and board certified or eligible Pediatric Critical Care, additionally will have received formal training or experience in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care. Applicants should be eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia.
The position will report to the Medical Director of Critical Care with the primary responsibility of caring for patients under the CICU service. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, as is teaching experience, as faculty positions within affiliated teaching institutions will also be included in the role. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, the Congenital Heart Program at Inova Children’s Hospital has been caring for the children of Northern Virginia and the Greater Washington Region for more than 25 years. Each year, the program is responsible for more than 550 procedures. The program provides surgical repair of the most complex congenital heart defects, including hypoplastic left heart syndrome. In addition to providing care for children with complex congenital anomalies, the program is able to provide a lifetime of care as part of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, which includes the Adult Congenital Program. Inova Children’s Hospital consistently outperforms national benchmarks in surgical survival, surgical site infections, and hospital acquired infections.
The Pediatric Cardiac ICU includes 8 dedicated beds (with flex beds that allow for expansion) within a 26 bed PICU. A 22-bed Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit provides specialized care to patients stepping down from ICU level care.
1. Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, with additional training in cardiac intensive care.
2. Maintains Active/Associate Medical Staff membership with clinical privileges to include the care of critically-ill or injured children with life-threatening disease.
3. Maintains PALS certification.
5. Experience with pediatric ECMO
Internal Number: 29333BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.