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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Critical Care Pediatrics

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Critical Care Pediatrics
Requisition Number FE03026
Working Title
Department Name 7H654:PEDIATRICS - WERNER CRITICAL CARE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
M.D., DO or the foreign equivalent
Required Related Experience
Minimum residency training of three years in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care
Required License/Registration/Certification
Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics, board certified or board eligible in Critical Care Medicine

Eligible for or licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky is seeking a clinical faculty member to provide pediatric critical care specialist coverage for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Kentucky Children’s Hospital as well as for the pediatric sedation service.

The faculty member appointed to this position will be responsible for supervision of clinical services in the pediatric intensive care unit, as well as supervise sedation services for children who are undergoing procedures. The faculty member will also participate in the teaching activities of the division as well as in clinical research projects. Bedside teaching will be integrated with clinical responsibilities.

Kentucky Children’s Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky’s only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. The hospital has more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. Working in our state-of-the-art Heinrich A. Werner, MD, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PICU), our team treats and monitors critically ill children (newborn to 18 years) for a range of problems, everything from burns to trauma injuries, cardiovascular surgery to neurosurgery.

To apply, please include a CV along with application. Rank will be determined based on qualifications for the position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until filled.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-04-27 Expires: 2022-05-27

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