Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Pediatric Critical Care
LSU Health Sciences Center
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Internal Number: 00056246,00056247
The Department of Pediatrics of the LSU School of Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center is seeking two board-certified/board eligible (or equivalent), fellowship-trained pediatric intensivists to practice at the rapidly expanding Children’s Hospital of New Orleans in a multidisciplinary non-cardiac Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The 9,456-square-foot PICU features 18 private patient rooms outfitted with cutting-edge technology and is supported by all medical and surgical pediatric sub-specialties. The PICU averages about 1,200 admissions per year with an additional 200 admissions to a post-operative neurosurgical/spinal-surgical unit. Services include kidney and liver transplants and ECMO. The hospital anticipates having a level II pediatric trauma center designation in 2021 and will soon include a pediatric burn center. Cardiac patients are cared for in a separate cardiac unit by a separate team of cardiac intensivists. Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (non-tenure, clinical track), with rank to be determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience. Responsibilities include clinical patient care with in-house call and medical student/resident education. In addition, the successful candidates will be expected to contribute in other scholarly, research, educational or administrative activities that can be tailored to their interests as multiple opportunities are available. Our clinical practice includes 10 pediatric intensivists from LSU and Tulane Schools of Medicine and two nurse practitioners employed by Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and a robust team of residents and medical students.
The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research, and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and eight Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions throughout the State, Region, Nation, and the World, with which they maintain affiliations.
The Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is dedicated to
excellence in patient care, mastery in teaching and continuous learning. These core values and beliefs form the foundation of the daily work of our faculty, staff and learners. We work to serve our communities while improving their health and well-being.
Our strong affiliation with Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, the state’s dominant free-standing pediatric health care facility, ensures access to the finest facilities dedicated to our shared mission to become the region’s leader in pediatric clinical care, education and focused research by the year 2030.