Section Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia

Section Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia

Chicago, IL 60637
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Merritt Hawkins

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The University of Chicago's Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank. The successful applicant will be a physician-leader in a multispecialty integrated system. Working with other leaders of the department and Comer Children's Hospital, your role will be to ensure outstanding medical care continues to be provided to our patients and to serve as a resource for the delivery of excellent healthcare to the wider community. Our search will assess clinical leadership, academic productivity, educational excellence, post-fellowship experience in pediatric anesthesia, and faculty mentorship consistent with a senior faculty appointment. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care (DACC) is a world-class clinical, research, and educational department at the University of Chicago. From a one-member section in 1928, DACC has grown to include 50+ faculty members, research labs or centers, 50+ residents, 30+ nurse-anesthetists, 14 administrators and 70+ staff members. Faculty members are active nationally and internationally in their field, and former trainees of the department hold prominent academic positions in the United States and throughout the world. The Center for Care and Discovery, which opened in February 2013, serves as the core of the University of Chicago Medicine campus. The 10-story, 1.2 million-square-foot state-of-the-art facility fosters collaboration and interaction among clinicians and staff to actively engage patients and families in their care. The University of Chicago is a private institution with a long history of academic excellence.

Comer Children's Hospital, located on the University of Chicago medical campus, is a free-standing, 172-bed acute-care facility providing family-centered, comprehensive, state-of-the-art care since 2005. As a major tertiary academic referral center, with a 47-bed Level III NICU, a 30 bed PICU, and as a pediatric Level I trauma center and ECMO center, Comer provides primary and specialty care for children of all ages, from premature neonates to older adolescents, with all types of medical problems, ranging from the common to the rare and complex. Comer Children's Hospital is also committed to serving the local community and provides care to many Medicaid patients and to those without insurance. Approximately 3000 surgical cases are conducted annually in five operating rooms. Anesthetic care also occurs outside the operating room for diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures, as well as in the state of the art cardiac catheterization lab, interventional radiology, and imaging suites.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board certified in Anesthesiology and Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology. To be considered, those interested must apply at quickFind=55941. Applicants must upload a CV and cover letter.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.