Department of Pediatrics
Pediatrics-Div of Critical Care
Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist Faculty Positions (3162) - Posting #: 1010027
The positions include an appointment at appropriate rank in the Washington University School of Medicine. The successful candidate will serve as an attending cardiac intensivist in a multidisciplinary group of faculty providers, and will also provide consultation in the neonatal and pediatric intensive care units at SLCH. Participation in house staff and fellow education as well as clinical, translational or laboratory-based scholarship will be expected. Extensive opportunities exist for scholarly collaborations with investigators at the School of Medicine and other departments throughout Washington University. The Saint Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University Heart Center is a highly ranked pediatric cardiac program including pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, pediatric cardiac intensivists and cardiac anesthesiologists who provide clinical care, teach, and perform clinical, translational and basic research. See the following links for details on the Divisions of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology and the section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery http://pediatrics.wustl.edu/criticalcare/Home.aspx; Pediatric Cardiology: http://pediatrics.wustl.edu/cardiology/Home.aspx; and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery: http://cardiothoracicsurgery.wustl.edu/Pediatric. Our CICU is a state-of-the-art, 16-bed, dedicated unit that provides all forms of cardiovascular intensive care for children and adults with congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases. Approximately 400 patients are admitted to the CICU per year, with 60% surgical admissions. Patients range in age from premature neonates to adults, and patient complexity and acuity are amongst the highest in the nation. A full range of clinical services is available, including mechanical circulatory support for heart failure patients with ventricular assist devices (Thoratec, Berlin Heart, HeartMate II, HeartWare), the paracorporeal lung assist device system (Novalung and Quadrox oxygenators) and ECMO. We have an internationally renowned heart failure/transplant program and perform approximately 20 heart transplants each year. Critically ill pre- and post- transplant patients are managed in the CICU. Washington University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
The ideal candidate should be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, or Pediatric Anesthesia or in a combination of these specialties. Candidates who are board certified/eligible in cardiology or anesthesiology will have completed 1 year of post-fellowship advanced training in cardiac critical care and a have a minimum of 2 years experience in the cardiac ICU. Candidates who are board certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine who have not completed post-fellowship advanced training in cardiac critical care will be considered based on experience.
Outstanding team work skills
Please contact Dr. Julie Bubeck Wardenburg with any questions related to this posting.
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