Pediatric Anesthesia

Merritt Hawkins
Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 13, 2019
May 12, 2020
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Anesthesia in Minnesota
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Anesthesiology at The University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking applications for a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist to join their growing team. Applicants must be ASA board certified or board eligible in anesthesiology, with additional fellowship training in pediatric anesthesiology and additional training or experience in pediatric cardiac anesthesiology. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to teach medical students and trainees, while being comfortable working in a tertiary academic medical center seeing complex cardiac cases, including transplants and device implantation.

The Department of Anesthesiology consists of 7 divisions, 69 faculty, 29 residents, and 10 fellows across its 3 fellowship programs. The incoming Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia faculty will join the Pediatric Division within the Department of Anesthesiology. The division runs an ACGME accredited pediatric anesthesiology fellowship program and has robust faculty with specialized training and interests in cardiac anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and acute pain, chronic pain, newborn, and preemie. Pediatric cardiac cases are done at The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, a new, state-of-the-art, children's hospital that opened in 2011. They have a newly established heart center that supports many academic physicians with clinical and basic science research initiatives. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit supports 12 CVICU beds with approximately 1,000 admissions annually. The Pediatric CVICU is conveniently located on the same floor of the operating rooms.
  • Monday-Friday schedule, 7:30a-3:00p on most days; light call requirements with ample trainee support
  • No in-house call and call is covering only cardiac cases
  • Tertiary care referral center, top-notch facilities across the board within an excellent teaching environment
  • Collegial, team-based approach with Grand Rounds every Tuesday—culture of sharing best practices to always be improving as a group
  • Department provides strong support for those who wish to pursue academic interests, including 30+ days of academic time per year
  • Academic medical center is located within The University of Minnesota campus—strong collaboration opportunities, Big Ten Land Grant University campus
High standard of livability while living in Minnesota—ranked #1 by Forbes for Quality of Life (2017).
One of the preeminent public universities in the nation, The University of Minnesota is currently home to more than 65,000 students across 18 colleges. As one of the largest medical schools in the country, The University of Minnesota Medical School trains more than 70% of Minnesota's physicians, receives more than $188 million in research grants each year, and provides care to nearly 1 million patients across the state. The University of Minnesota campus is on the shores of the Mississippi River and the city of Minneapolis, a short distance away from St. Paul. The Twin Cities has a high standard of livability, outstanding schools, and numerous cultural and sporting events including hosting the 2017 NFL Super Bowl.

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.

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