The Department of Child Health trains superior physicians, fosters innovation through discovery and application, and provides high-quality health care, including more than 17 specialty Divisions, to patients throughout Missouri and beyond.
As part of a comprehensive academic health center, the Department is committed to helping young patients lead healthier, happier lives by finding the best means to diagnose, treat and potentially cure pediatric disease.
The department is seeking a Pediatric Intensivist to join our team in the full-time coverage of the only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in mid-Missouri. The position includes patient care responsibilities in the PICU, involvement in a thriving and ever increasing sedation service, and the teaching of residents and medical students. Clinical research activity is pursued and encouraged.
The PICU is a 13-bed unit with active general surgery, neurological, ENT, orthopedic surgery and plastic surgical programs. Columbia is a pleasant, picturesque University town providing the amenities found in large cities in a small town environment. Consistently voted one of the best cities to live in America, Columbia offers top quality education from preschool to University level, active cultural events, a moderate climate and affordable living.
MD/DO degree and board certification in Pediatrics and board certification/eligibility in Pediatric Critical Care are required. Those with additional training in Anesthesiology, Cardiology or Pulmonary medicine are also encouraged to apply.
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro-disabled and veteran employer and is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 29918
About University of Missouri - Department of Child Health
University of Missouri Health Care has been named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by the health news publication Becker’s Hospital Review.
The Department of Child Health trains superior physicians, fosters innovation through discovery and application and provides health care of the highest quality, including more than 30 pediatric subspecialties, to patients throughout Missouri and beyond. As part of a comprehensive academic health center, the Department prides itself on educating physicians in an environment rich in innovative care and research. This atmosphere of compassion and discovery has benefited hundreds of pediatricians who have graduated from MU. Some serve rural U.S. communities, while others pursue careers that improve health globally. MU physician-scientists and other researchers are committed to helping young patients lead healthier, happier lives by finding the best means to diagnose, treat and potentially cure pediatric disease. These scientists also are dedicated to preventing health problems through the promotion of child wellness. Diversity The Department of Child Health believes that having diverse faculty, staff, residents and students en...hances the quality of our clinical, research, teaching and advocacy programs. We have a wide array of people with various ethnic backgrounds including African, African-American, Pacific Islander and Asian, among others. The department mission statement for diversity is the same as that of the School of Medicine, which can be found here: School of Medicine Diversity.