Pediatric Critical Care Physician

Jackson, Mississippi
Dec 23, 2020
Jan 22, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Permanent

Department of Pediatrics - Division of Critical Care  

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a physician who is board-certified/board-eligible in pediatric critical care or pediatric cardiology with additional fourth year in pediatric cardiac critical care medicine.  Applicants with more than five years of CICU experience are encouraged to apply. Children’s of Mississippi at UMMC has a total of 32 private pediatric intensive care rooms (20 medical surgical ICU and 12 CICU) and 88 private neonatal intensive care rooms. Cardiovascular surgeons at Children’s of Mississippi Heart Center perform approximately 170 complex heart surgeries per year who are supported by PCICU and a 16 member cardiology team offering innovative interventional procedures, advanced imaging, Electrophysiology, heart failure and transplant services.

The candidate will be joining a team of 9 pediatric intensivists and 11 nurse practitioners.  Our hospital is the only children’s hospital in the state of Mississippi and admits approximately 1,700 patients per year to the ICU and performs approximately 400 cardiac surgical cases annually.  The pediatric emergency room sees an average of 50,000 visits per year.  All pediatric subspecialties are in-house, including pediatric cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, infectious disease, neurology, surgery, and others.

The position will be located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Children’s of Mississippi includes the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower, opened in November 2020, and the Blair E. Batson Tower, opened in 1997. 

Applicant must possess strong clinical skills, interested in research activities, and active participation in resident and fellow education.  Leadership opportunities available based on interest, qualifications, and expertise.  Applicant must possess a medical degree and must have completed a pediatrics residency and fellowship in pediatric cardiology or critical care.  Applicant must be licensable in Mississippi.  EOE, M/F/D/V.  Rank commensurate with experience. Will also consider J-1 Exchange Visitor physician applicants.

Enjoy a more reasonable cost of living than in many areas of the country- benefit from outstanding educational options in a safe and progressive community.  Centrally located in the southern US with easy access to New Orleans, Memphis, Atlanta, and the beaches of the Gulf Coast.

Please send resume to:

Natalie Hutto, Executive Director, Department of Pediatrics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS  39216