Open Rank Faculty (NICU Hospitalist)

University of Illinois-Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Oct 23, 2024

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Open Rank Faculty (NICU Hospitalist)

Department of Pediatrics


About the University of Illinois Chicago
UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

About UI Health
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) provides comprehensive care, education, and research to the people of Illinois and beyond. A part of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), UI Health comprises a clinical enterprise that includes a 495-bed tertiary care hospital, 22 outpatient clinics, and 13 Mile Square Health Center facilities, which are Federally Qualified Health Centers. It also includes the seven UIC health science colleges: the College of Applied Health Sciences; the College of Dentistry; the School of Public Health; the Jane Addams College of Social Work; and the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing, including regional campuses in Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana. UI Health is dedicated to the pursuit of health equity.

About the Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital of the University of Illinois is home to >120 faculty, 39 Pediatric Residents, 16 Med/Peds Residents, 14 Fellows, and a growing, nationally ranked pediatric research program. Each year, our faculty receive more than $10 million in research grants. The Children’s Hospital of the University of Illinois scored in > 6 specialties for three years in the US News and World Report Survey. The Partnership for Pediatric Care encompassing the inpatient units at Children’s Hospital of the University of Illinois (CHUI) and Cook County Health includes more than 110 beds (16 pediatric intensive care, 24 step-down, and 70 neonatal intensive care unit). Designations include Level III NICU, PCCC (critical care), EDAP (emergency room), and Burn and Trauma (CCH). The Partnership for Pediatric Care provides convenient access to outpatient services at more than 30 locations including Mile Square Federally Qualified Health Centers and Cook County Health clinics. Each year, the Partnership for Pediatric Care serves more than 100,000 children with nearly 230,000 visits. Our subspecialty physicians work closely with our affiliated institution, Shriners Hospital for Children Chicago. The Department of Pediatrics has the primary leadership role in the child health enterprise across UI Health and faculty members Hematology-Oncology Section play clinical and supportive roles across the health system.

About the Section of Neonatology
The Section of Neonatology covers a 46 bed NICU and a Step-Down Special Care Nursery System. This is a busy medical/surgical unit with multiple pediatric sub-specialists available.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Hospitalist to join our team. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibility is in in patient care service, teaching, scholarly activity, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Proportion of responsibilities will be dependent on applicant's interests, experience, and expertise.

This position includes patient care services during days, nights, weekends, and occasional holidays.


  • MD or DO from accredited medical school or foreign equivalent medical degree.
  • Unrestricted Illinois license to practice medicine or Illinois license eligible.
  • Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics is required.

For fullest consideration apply by 12/15/2023 at Upload CV, Cover Letter, and contact information for minimum of three references.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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