The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP), Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Critical Care physician. Additional cardiac training or clinical experience with post-operative cardia care are highly desirable. The position is an academic appointment at the Assistant/Associate or Professor level.
The ideal candidate should be board certified or BE in pediatrics and board certification or eligible in Pediatric Critical Care. He/She should hold or have applied for an Illinois physician’s license.
This academic position includes patient care services, teaching, and scholarly activities. The position will provide clinical consultation services for critically ill patients hospitalized in the unit including children with complex congenital heart disease. The ideal candidate will also provide consultation services for physicians and patients in the region with problems requiring critical care.
The primary teaching hospital of UICOMP is the OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, a 156-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services, including one of the largest pediatric surgery programs in Illinois. It is supported by a growing referral base of Pediatric Sub-Specialists, with an expanded, comprehensive faculty at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the only full-service tertiary hospital for children and adults with congenital heart disease in downstate Illinois. The candidate will have an opportunity to join a growing division and Children’s hospital, in an outstanding family friendly and warm community.
The PCCM unit is a 32-bed, with an active Cardiac surgery, Pediatric surgery, and Neurosurgery programs. ECMO, NO, HFOV, CRRT, hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis are available modalities. The Division is a multidisciplinary team that works well with other services. High quality patient-centered care, and healthy work environment are our priorities. The candidate will join a group that is eager to develop services, programs, and research activities. Proper support and mentoring will be provided as needed.
About University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria / OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of IL
OSF HealthCare owned and operated by The Sisters for the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of 13 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 providers.
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.