Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics, is seeking a Medical Director for the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.
The candidate will ideally have >5 years of clinical and leadership experience, board certification in pediatric critical care medicine and cardiology (if dual boarded) or additional CVICU training. The Director position will have an academic track appointment depending on qualifications in the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. This cardiac intensive care program offers the unique opportunity to participate in the growth of the CTICU team, with a position entailing team building, process improvement, quality improvement, paralleling the growth of the Heart Center. Our critical care physicians care for patients including congenital heart surgery, ECMO, medical cardiac disease and cardiac transplantation which includes a ventricular assist device program. We are among the top 5 centers for heart transplantation in the nation, with a growing heart failure program along with a transitional adult congenital heart disease program. This full-time position would entail clinical time primarily in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. The Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, is a separate unit with 14 CVICU beds, supporting 200 surgeries along with interventional and medical cardiac admissions approximating 400-500 annually, with an anticipated growth toward 300-400 surgical cases annually over the next few years. The separate Pediatric Intensive Care Unit holds 25 beds, providing tertiary care to more than 1700-1800 admissions annually. Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital is a level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and provides 700 Critical Care Transports per year. Candidates must be a licensed MD/DO and board certified in either Pediatric Critical Care Medicine with additional CVICU training and experience, or dual boarded in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology.
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments. Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. About the area
Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.
Interested candidates, please send your CV to: Kelly Swensen – Physician Recruitment Coordinator 800-328-1163 firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine with the mission is to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center and Children’s Hospital has one of the largest academic teaching and clinical programs in the United States and serves a population of approximately 3.5 million people.
Loma Linda University is located East of Los Angeles known as the Inland Empire. The beaches of Newport, Laguna, and Malibu are only 60-90 minutes to the West, with superb swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and sailing. Also 60 minutes to the West downtown Los Angeles, with its top-quality restaurants, world-renowned museums, opera, and other cultural opportunities. The Big Bear Mountain Ski resort is about 1 hour drive from LLU. The golf courses, shopping, and spas of Palm Springs are a 60-minute drive to the East and World-class Mammoth Mountain resort is a 6-hour drive to the North.
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