Medical Director, Pediatric Chronic Pain Anesthesiology - UPMC - Job in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 30, 2023

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The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Divisions of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine are seeking a BC/BE pediatric pain fellowship-trained physician to join a growing multidisciplinary practice at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The University of Pittsburgh-affiliated position presents a great opportunity to provide direct patient care (amount to be determined by Chief Pediatric Anesthesiologist & Vice Chair, Pain Medicine) in a state-of-the-art outpatient facility, pursue research interests, and lead the future direction of the pediatric chronic pain program. The ideal candidate will be Board-Certified/Board-Eligible in Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine to expand the Pediatric Chronic Pain Service. Experience in pediatric pain management highly preferred.

Opportunity Details:

Will provide administrative oversight for the Pediatric Chronic Pain Service (inpatient and outpatient), and serve as a liaison between all pediatric units, division management, and the UPMC Children s Hospital leadership.

Lead collaborative efforts with clinical and administrative leadership across the UPMC Pediatric Service Line and UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh in leading the multidisciplinary pediatric chronic pain program.

These programs are fully staffed with the necessary team for a state-of-the-art chronic pain program, including 2 physician partners, 2 advance practice providers, a pediatric-trained pain psychologist, multidisciplinary team of physical therapists, and other nursing/administrative support staff.

What we Offer:

This position carries with it a clinical appointment at UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and a faculty appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Academic rank will be offered commensurate with experience and achievement.

Compensation includes salary, incentives, benefits, retirement, and malpractice.

About the Division of Chronic Pain Medicine:

The UPMC Division of Chronic Pain Medicine is a program of comprehensive research, clinical, and educational components committed to the evaluation and treatment of the entire range of pain, disability, and rehabilitation concerns. The division offers an interdisciplinary team approach that includes dedicated professionals from several different specialties, including medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and psychology. This multidimensional treatment approach addresses the complex interaction between biological, psychological, and social factors in the perception and management of pain.

About UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC:

UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 313-bed acute care teaching hospital in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Regionally, nationally, and globally, the hospital is a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.

UPMC Children s is consistently named to several elite lists of pediatric hospitals, including ranking on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of Best Children s Hospitals for 2022-2023.

The hospital is among only 6 percent of hospitals nationwide to hold Magnet Recognition status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

UPMC Children s leads the way in advanced technology as the first pediatric hospital in the US to achieve Stage 7 recognition from HIMSS Analytics for its electronic medical record. The hospital has also been recognized by KLAS, an independent health care research organization, as the number one pediatric hospital in its use of health care information technology.

UPMC Children s offers clinical services in over 40 specialty areas, including advanced, experienced, and comprehensive cardiac care at its Heart Institute and pediatric transplantation at its Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation.

The hospital has 14 operating suites, including six equipped with leading-edge minimally invasive equipment.

The UPMC Children s Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center is one of only a handful of centers funded by the National Institutes of Health and devoted to pediatric research. The hospital s John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center is an open lab concept design accommodating 70 principal investigators and housing one of the fastest-growing pediatric research programs in the country. Part of UPMC s world-class academic medical center

UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer

92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians

Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals

Over 800 doctors offices and outpatient sites

UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care

Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, top recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998

About the Community:

Pittsburgh leaped to No. 26 on U.S. News and World Report s list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2022. It was also named the sixth-best U.S. city to live based on affordability.

Internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University

Mid-size city with all the amenities of a large city and a friendly, community vibe

Known as the City of Bridges, with 446 bridges, it has more than any city in the country

Hit the Great Allegheny Passage, a 334-mile, car-free trail for hikers, runners and cyclists

Unmatched sports culture

Abundant with parks, museums, music, universities and much more!

Interested candidates should send their CV to Lori Leo,

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC.

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life because we believe that you re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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