Opportunity Details

Department of Pediatrics

Pediatrics General Academic


Commensurate w/Experience

Faculty Position in Complex Care Clinic/ General Pediatrics - #1010966

The Division of Academic Pediatrics at Washington University and St Louis Children’s Hospital is seeking a BC/BE pediatrician or internal medicine/pediatrics physician to join our division to provide comprehensive, coordinated care to children within our Complex Care Clinic. Our Complex Care Clinic provides primary care and ongoing coordination of care for children with medical complexity who see subspecialists at Washington University/St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The patient population includes children and adolescents from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds with a variety of co-morbidities and technology dependencies. Responsibilities include providing primary care to children and adolescents with medical complexity and their siblings, supervision and teaching of residents and medical students and participation in ongoing projects to improve our clinical service, including quality improvement initiatives. We value diversity and encourage individuals from underrepresented, minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to apply.


We are particularly interested in applicants who:

  • Are board certified in General Pediatrics, possess outstanding clinical skills, and have experience caring for children and adolescents with complex medical conditions.
  • Are interested in caring for non-medically complex children and adolescents for a portion of their clinical time.
  • Collaborate well with families and multidisciplinary team members, including nurses, therapists, dietitians, and social workers who assist with the care of our patients.


Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ranks among the top medical schools in the country, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) is a nationally recognized leader in pediatric healthcare.


Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has an outstanding faculty that are internationally recognized as leaders in patient care, research, and education. Their contributions include major discoveries and innovations to the fields of science and clinical medicine. Washington University Physicians is one of the largest academic clinical practices in the U.S. Our alumni achieve highly sought-after residencies and fellowships, challenging research endeavors, and successful rewarding careers in medicine, allied health, and public health.


The Academic Pediatrics Division at Washington University was created in July 2019 with the goal of uniting several traditionally smaller programs under an umbrella that would; leverage shared resources whilst bringing to the community needed pediatric services, foster collaboration in academic pursuits, and create and develop new and better ways to serve the respective patient populations in each specialty. The Complex Care Clinic was the first of this endeavor and since starting in July 2019, we have expanded our practice to include over 150 children and adolescents with medical complexity.


St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is one of the premier children’s hospitals in the United States. It serves not just the children of St. Louis, but children across the world. The hospital provides a full range of pediatric services to the St. Louis metropolitan area and a primary service region covering six states. As the pediatric teaching hospital for the Washington University School of Medicine, the hospital offers national recognized programs for physician training and research. SLCH offers comprehensive services in every pediatric medical and surgical specialty.


About St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri offers an excellent cost of living, beautiful neighborhoods boasting superior schools and educational institutions; family-oriented activities including an award- winning zoo, children’s museum, and national family theme park; major league team sports, wide array of restaurants, shopping and much more...making it a great place to live and work! Known as the “Gateway to the West,” St. Louis can be described as a big city with small-town charm. Whether you’re looking to be in the heart of downtown or settle in the suburbs, you’ll easily be able to find the perfect neighborhood for you and your family.


Please visit our faculty jobs site at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/ to submit your application under posting #1010966


Ranks and Salary commensurate with experience


For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Cassandra Pruitt at cmpruitt@wustl.edu with any questions related to this posting

Dr. Cassandra Pruitt




No end date

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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