Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist The Division of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care and the Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans is accepting applications for an additional cardiac intensivist. This is an academic position and appointment will be at the academic rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (non-tenure, clinical track) and will be determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience. The cardiac intensive care team will work in conjunction with pediatric cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and other subspecialists, in the management of cardiac patients. Currently, approximately 200 heart catheterizations (75% interventional) and 250 cardiothoracic surgeries are performed each year at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. Children’s Hospital is a 247-bed tertiary care teaching complex located in the heart of New Orleans, which serves the entire State of Louisiana and the central Gulf Coast region. We recently opened a new state of the art 28 bed CICU/Cardiac Care Unit. We currently have 5 cardiac intensivists and have plans to add additional intensivists within 12-24 months. We have 5 APP’s and will be adding 2 more. Children’s Hospital is undergoing a $300 million renovation and expansion which is scheduled for completion in 2021. The Heart Center participates in STS and PC4 databases. There is an ACGME-accredited LSUHSC pediatric cardiology fellowship training program. There are excellent opportunities for clinical, translational and basic research, particularly with the LSUHSC Cardiovascular Center of Excellence. The successful candidate is expected to have strong clinical skills, have an interest in research, and participate in teaching of residents and fellows. Required Qualifications: •Candidates should be trained in pediatric intensive care and/or cardiology with an additional year of dedicated training in cardiac ICU or have a minimum of 5 years of CICU experience. •Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana before start date
Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to those with double board eligibility or certification.
Additional Position Information For questions about this position, please feel free to contact Dr. Kurt Piggott at email@example.com. The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 Program. The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.
Applicant Instructions Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, C.V. and list of references electronically. Apply online. https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/7116
LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans
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