Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

AMN Healthcare
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. The division must lead our growing robust academic practice and promote the development of expertise in medical education, complex care, quality and safety, and health services research. Candidates should have excellent skills and experience in leadership, education, and research to advance the success of our clinical and academic programs. We seek candidates who exemplify the Living DIReCT values of UK HealthCare: diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. The role includes administrative, clinical, research, and educational duties. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. Additional training with a master s degree in public health, research, education, health administration, or business is desired but not required.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Leadership opportunity - Build and expand the pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine program
  • Work at a nationally ranked hospital and the No. 1 ranked hospital in Kentucky for six consecutive years (US News & World Report)
  • The University of Kentucky is ranked a Best College by US News & World Report
  • Combination of administrative, clinical, research, and educational duties
  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology
  • Academic appointment anticipated

Community Information Live in Beautiful Lexington, Kentucky
Known as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington, Kentucky, is a charming small city offering genuine hospitality that will help you feel right at home as soon as you arrive. The city is a cultural center that lies in the heart of Bluegrass Country and is filled with numerous historical, natural, and cultural attractions to explore and enjoy. Home to a remarkable university with exciting NCAA sporting events, Lexington is perfect for families and individuals.
  • Overall grade of A and named one of the best places to live in Kentucky (Niche)
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Some of the best public and private schools in the state
  • A safe, walkable downtown area with plenty of day and nightlife activities
  • Gorgeous scenery and an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, camping, golfing, and horseback riding
  • Convenient access to Louisville (home of the Kentucky Derby), Cincinnati, and Nashville

Facility Location
Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", Lexington has a distinct Thoroughbred breeding and racing culture. The city is also home to the University of Kentucky, whose men's basketball team is often noted as one of the best in the NCAA with eight championships and one of the most winning programs in college basketball history. Here you'll also find a wide array of historical sites, including Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, and various cultural festivals, the most popular of which are the Mayfest Arts Fair and the Festival of Bluegrass.

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About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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