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Pediatric Hospitalists - University of Kentucky, Kentucky Children's Hospital
University of Kentucky, Kentucky Children's Hospital
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: Peds HOSP 3009
Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking one full-time Pediatric Hospitalist to join our outstanding physician group in Lexington, KY. We are recruiting faculty to the Division of Hospital Pediatrics in roles that are perfectly suited for motivated and energetic clinician-educators. While initially these roles will be highly clinical with concurrent resident and medical student education, we have great ability to mold the position into something that will suit your ultimate career goals. Clinical care is limited to inpatient pediatrics with no newborn nursery coverage.
Our division is currently staffed by 15 faculty with clinician educator roles in the College of Medicine, and we are integrally involved in multiple residency training programs including categorical pediatrics, medicine-pediatrics, pediatrics-psychiatry-child psychiatry, and child neurology. Our vision for the next five years includes starting a pediatric hospital medicine fellowship program, as well as fostering partnerships with additional community hospitals.
Qualified candidates must be board certified or board eligible in General Pediatrics with a strong commitment to clinical care and medical education. Board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Hospital Medicine is not required for these positions. The position offers a competitive salary with productivity bonus potential, as well as an excellent benefits package, including 2:1 employer matched retirement funding. An academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will be based on level of experience.
Kentucky Children’s Hospital is a regional children’s hospital physically located within a larger academic medical center in the Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky, primarily servicing central, southern, and eastern Kentucky. KCH has undergone tremendous growth in the last five years and more growth is anticipated.
182 beds with approximately 8,500 annual discharges
59 Acute Care
12 Progressive Care
16 Critical Care, including 4 Cardiac Critical Care; ECMO Center of Excellence
95 Neonatal Critical Care with neonatology fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Department staffed with Pediatric Emergency Medicine faculty and fellowship
30,000 annual visits
Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
New Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit opening on-site in 2024
New state of the art, sleep center opening on-site in xxx
Full spectrum of Pediatric Subspecialists
Joint Heart Program with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
EPIC electronic medical records
If you are interested in these positions, please contact Dr Erich Maul (Division Chief) at email@example.com
About University of Kentucky, Kentucky Children's Hospital
Kentucky Children's Hospital, located in Lexington, Kentucky, has Central and Eastern Kentucky's only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV neonatal intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. The hospital has more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. We provide care that has been recognized as among the best in the nation. In 2020, U.S. News & World Report honored our pediatric heart program with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and our pediatric orthopedics program with Shriners Hospital as some of the country’s top programs.
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentuc...ky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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