Division Chief of Anesthesiology

Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 19, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Phoenix Children s Division Chief of Anesthesiology

Phoenix Children s Hospital has initiated a national search for an innovative leader in clinical and academic Anesthesiology who will serve as the inaugural Division Chief of Anesthesiology. This appointment will include academic affiliation at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, and Creighton Medical School.

Phoenix Children s Hospital is Arizona s only children s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report s Best Children s Hospitals, including garnering all 10 shields in 2021. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Children s provides care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Phoenix Children s is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research, and medical education. In 2019, Phoenix Children s was recognized by Becker s Healthcare as one of the Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare for the fifth consecutive year.

This is a unique role for a gifted clinical and academic anesthesiologist who has a solid vision for teaching, clinical and research program development, and who appreciates the significance of collegial decision-making in an interdisciplinary structure. This position represents a distinctive role for a forward-focused leader who will provide strategic direction and administrative leadership in a Division that will be created for expansion and continued development to provide anesthesia care across the PCH system; including three hospital campuses and three ambulatory surgery centers. The current operating room and interventional capacity includes 12 inpatient OR s and 17 ambulatory OR s/GI endoscopy suites, two interventional radiology suites and two cardiac catheterization suites. In addition, anesthesia provides care in five MRI s and in hematology/oncology clinic. Between 2022 and 2024 PCH will expand into two additional campuses which will increase OR suites by 12 additional rooms. The Division Chief is expected to have strong experience in recruiting and recognizing individual talent that will result in the creation of a nationally recognized Division of Anesthesia.

In addition to the characteristics noted above, applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified in anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia. They must provide documentation of achieved accomplishments, and demonstrated proof of mentorship, leadership, and scholarship in anesthesia. The successful candidate must possess effective interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills. It is expected that the candidate will be eligible for academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level of our affiliated medical schools.

We respectfully request your assistance in communicating this leadership opportunity to your colleagues in pediatric anesthesia and by your nomination of highly qualified individuals. Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider your accomplished, qualified colleagues and for forwarding your nominations to the contacts below.

Daniel J. Ostlie, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief and Chair of Surgery
Phoenix Children s Hospital
p (602) 933-7003

Raye Jean Becker
Senior Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children s Hospital
p (602) 933-1101 | c (319) 290-2906

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