The Section of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has an immediate opening for recruitment of a BE/BC cardiac intensive care faculty member to join our current team of 5 faculty members in the CVICU. Entry or mid-level candidates are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will provide care for children in our 20 bed state-of-the-art pediatric CVICU located within The Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children at Children’s of Alabama. They will work in close collaboration with our multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, cardiologists and nurses. Individuals’ board eligible in critical care/cardiology/NICU/anesthesia with additional 1-2 years of training or experience in cardiac critical care will be considered. A history of excellent communication and evidence of exceptional clinical and teaching skills are a must. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong interest/experience in scholarly activities and clinical/translational research. Start-up resources for faculty development, research and teaching are available where appropriate.
The Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama performs over 400 surgical cases/year and has active programs in heart failure, transplant, and mechanical circulatory support. There are over 500 children/year with acquired and congenital, medical and surgical heart disease admitted to our CVICU. This includes all preoperative neonates with surgical cardiac disease and high risk patients from our busy interventional and electrophysiology programs.
For more information regarding UAB Department of Pediatrics and/or Section of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, visit www.uab.edu/pediatrics.
Rank, salary and tenure status are commensurate with training and experience. UAB is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Interested applicants should create a candidate profile at the following link: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/5138
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.