East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Department of Pediatrics, Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC), in conjuction with The Niswonger Children's Hospital, teaming with Ballad Health, is seeking 3 Pediatric Critical Care Physicians who completed a pediatric critical care fellowship and are BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The critical care physician will have roles in patient care, teaching, and research. Positions are contingent upon external funding. Direct link to apply for the position: https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/12268 Responsibilities for the pediatric critical care physician include: •Providing clinical care for the 10 bed PICU, •Actively participating in the pediatric ground and air transports for the region as we move toward a comprehensive designated center, and expanding the service for pediatric sedations outside the operating room. •As this Tennessee facility is designated as a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center with Special Pediatric Expertise, the pediatric intensivist will be an active participant with the pediatric trauma team. Educational Opportunities include: •Opportunity to teach the first and second year medical students in the basic science program •Work with the third year students during the general pediatric clerkship/PICU subspeciality rotation •Instruct the 4th year students taking the pediatric ICU Selective/Elective. •Supervise the pediatric residents on the three required PICU rotations. •Formal lectures will be given to the pediatric residents, community and emergency room physicians, and at local/regional conferences. The pediatric critical care physician will be expected to participate in ongoing quality initiatives/quality assessments and will be encouraged to participate in research and other academic pursuits.
Internal Number: 12268
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