Pediatric Intensivist

Employer
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Location
Loma Linda, California
Posted
Apr 15, 2021
Closes
Apr 15, 2022
Ref
2088016
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Loma Linda University (LLU) Faculty Medical Group, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, is seeking a BC/BE pediatric intensivist to join their team.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated physician who is BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine The faculty will be hired as an Assistant or Associate Professor at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine as appropriate for their academic and clinical experience.

LLU Children’s Hospital serves a geographical area of 1.2 million children in Southern California. The Pediatric Critical Care service includes a 25-bed medical/surgical PICU, a 14-bed pediatric cardiac/solid organ transplant intensive care unit and a separate 19-bed step-down unit. The PICU has approximately 1800 admissions per year and the CTICU admits over 400 patients annually. Our services include an active pediatric critical care transport team performing about 800 transports annually of which 80% come to the intensive care units.

For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.

The critical care division includes a multi-disciplinary team including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, child life specialists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, chaplains, and other clinicians who collaborate to best meet the medical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the hospitalized child. All medical and surgical subspecialties are available to the team. The service cares for patients on HFOV, NAVA, CVVHD, as well as ECMO. The PICU is a member of the pediatric critical care database Virtual Pediatric Systems (VPS).

 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility will be providing direct patient care to critically ill pediatric critical patients in the PICU while leading the medical team under the direction of the PICU Medical Director, and the Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care. This will be in collaboration with the various surgical teams, pediatric subspecialists, and other members of the multi-disciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have Pediatric Cardiac Critical care experience or training as faculty will be expected to cover patients from both the PICU and CTICU during overnight calls.

Faculty will serve as educators of fellows in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric residents. Academic pursuits in quality improvement, research, and/or education are expected of faculty, consistent with their strengths and interests.

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and a personal statement to:

Kaitlin Rice
Recruitment Specialist
Karice@llu.edu

 

 

 

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