Pediatrics-Cardiology Hospital Based job located in Iowa

 
Job Reference #:
  70475
 
Job Specialty:
 Pediatrics-Cardiology
 
Job Type:
 Permanent
 
Job Location:
 Iowa
 
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Job Description

  • Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent and Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Cardiology, or equivalent
  • License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Transplant Cardiologist

Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a transplant cardiologist at the rank of Associate (non tenure), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure track).  The individual selected will join the Division of Pediatric Cardiology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as a heart failure and transplant cardiologist. The current Transplant Team consists of an experienced senior transplant cardiologist, a dedicated Physician Assistant as well as dedicated nurse coordinator and MA.

Requirements:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Cardiology, or equivalent

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Completion of a heart failure/transplant fellowship, or sufficient experience in cardiac transplantation, to meet requirements for UNOS Certification for Pediatric Heart Transplant at the time of employment

Desirable qualifications:

Experience in patient-oriented research

Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents

Evidence of scholarly activity

Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 39th overall and 18th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY15.  The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 12th among public institutions for FY2016, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 22nd overall and 10th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY15. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 43 pediatric residents.  The Pediatric Heart Transplant Program is now in its 30th continuous year of service with excellent survival and quality of life outcomes.  The program offers the full range of advanced heart failure service including ECMO, Berlin Heart, HeartWare (including home management program) and home milrinone infusion program.

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Heart Transplant Program in Iowa.  In 2016-17 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 189-bed children’s hospital is scheduled to open in early 2017. 

For more information contact:

Ian Law, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Cardiology

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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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