OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI), is seeking a new Chief of Pediatric Urology as well as an additional pediatric urologist faculty member for the Division of Pediatric Urology. The incoming Chief will have a tremendous opportunity to build upon an established and successful program that was previously ranked among the Top 30 in the country by the U.S. News & World Report
OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI) is a 144-bed, full-service children’s hospital, with more than 115 pediatric specialists in 40+ subspecialties. Recognized as a regional leader, Children’s Hospital is the first state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. CHOI is home to the only level IV neonatal intensive care center outside of Chicago and is the Regional Perinatal Care Center for Central Illinois. It is also the first state-designated Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in downstate Illinois.
Children’s Hospital of Illinois serves as the major pediatric teaching affiliate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP). UICOMP is one of four regional campuses that make up the nation’s largest public medical school. The Peoria campus is the sponsoring institution of 11 residency programs and 8 fellowship training programs. One of their strategic initiatives is to add a Urology Residency program in the future. The initial planning stages have begun for the urology residency, and the pediatric urologists would have an opportunity to be a part of developing the educational training program.
Both the Chief and faculty positions will hold a faculty appointment at UICOMP. Academic appointment/rank will be commensurate with the individual’s experience. Their Division has strong, established, urological and multidisciplinary clinical programs with opportunities to participate in clinical research.Candidate qualifications:
- Entrepreneurial mindset
- Proven track record in leadership, clinical excellence, patient care, mentorship, and education
- Board certification or board eligibility in pediatric urology
- Eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois
- An understanding of the general clinical disciplines within pediatric urology
- Demonstrated ability to treat all pediatric urological conditions and perform general and complex surgeries within the specialty
- Experience in robotics is preferred; must be willing to learn if not already comfortable with robotics cases
- Experience/Interest in Spina Bifida patients preferred