Loyola University Medical Center invites applications for an experienced pediatric hospitalist to join our team. We are seeking experienced Board-Certified physicians trained in an accredited three year Pediatric Residency program. This position is ideally intended for an individual with 3-5 years of clinical experience, offering clinical and educational responsibilities. The applicant should have a strong interest in medical education of pediatric trainees at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including a desire to actively participate in curricular development, professional and academic mentorship. Clinical responsibilities are exclusively focused on the care of patients admitted to the inpatient unit with general and subspecialty needs. Hospitalists do not cover the newborn nursery. The position requires that the individual be directly involved in quality improvement and patient safety leadership, education of faculty and trainees, planning and implementation of quality and safety efforts on the inpatient unit. As such, it is imperative that the individual possess outstanding interpersonal skills with an enthusiastic capacity for multidisciplinary engagement and collaboration.Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, Loyola University Health System is a quaternary care system with a 61 acre main medical center campus and 22 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop. Loyola University Hospital is a 570 licensed bed facility currently undergoing a significant expansion. Loyola houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center, Ronald McDonald® Children’s Hospital, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center. LUC Stritch School of Medicine and the LUC Niehoff School of Nursing are located on the same campus, as is the Loyola Center for Health & Fitness.Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital is a 125-bed tertiary care pediatric “hospital within a hospital” which consists of 50 neonatal intensive care beds, 25 newborn bassinets, 14 pediatric intensive care beds, 36 general inpatient and intermediate-care beds, providing care to a large multicultural population. The Department of Pediatrics is comprised of approximately 90 full time faculty members devoted to the care of children and adolescents from birth to 21 years of age. Our faculty include pediatric medical and surgical specialists as well as community based primary care physicians. Nursing care is delivered by a staff certified Magnet status since 2008, in a patient-centered environment. The residency training program consists of 30 categorical pediatric and 16 medicine-pediatrics resident trainees. Interested candidates should address cover letter and CV to Jerold Stirling, MD, Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, and email to Michelle Pencyla, Physician Recruitment Office, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in the Chicago western suburbs, approximately 13 miles from downtown Chicago, Loyola Medical Center (LUMC) occupies a 61-acre campus adjacent to the Edward J. Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, one of the nation’s largest teaching hospitals. Loyola University Health System is a nationally recognized leader in providing health care and in conducting groundbreaking research to treat heart disease, cancer, organ transplantation and neurological disorders.