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Medical Director, Pediatric CVICU

Company: Atrium Health
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Congenital Heart Center at Levine Children's Hospital (LCH), in association with the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist (AHWFB), is accepting applications for a Cardiac Intensivist academic faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (non-tenure, clinical track) to serve as Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the Brenner Children's Hospital campus in Winston-Salem, NC.For the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, this medical director will work with the Heart Center Co-Directors to develop, coordinate, and integrate a team approach, unifying cardiovascular surgeons, intensivists, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, and advanced practice providers across both campuses. Additional responsibilities include recruitment, training, and development of new -CICU -staff as well as fostering academic productivity and professional development of its faculty and trainees and continue our participation in national registries such as the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4).In early 2022, Atrium Health announced the formation of a Joint Heart Program, unifying pediatric heart programs at Levine Children's Hospital, Charlotte, and Brenner Children's Hospital, Winston-Salem. -Our comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, invasive electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, and regional referral programs in heart failure/transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography. We have one of the most comprehensive Cardiac Neurodevelopment programs in the Southeast, providing a multitude of specialty services to our congenital heart patients in the same office suite. -Across two campuses, the team currently includes 18 cardiologists, 3 congenital heart surgeons, 5 cardiac intensivists, 5 pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists, 2 pediatric cardiac radiologists, 22 APPs (includes 3 surgical ACPs), 21 sonographers, 6 nurse navigators, and 9 dedicated RNs.Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise, is the medical education and research component of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. The academic health system is comprised of an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, 300 plus primary and specialty care locations, and more than 2,700 physicians. Brenner Children's Hospital is the home of a 10-bed PICU with nine pediatric intensivists, 2 APP's, an ECMO center and active participation in ELSO and VPS.Located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, Winston-Salem is the state's fifth largest city and named one of "The South's Best Cities on the Rise 2021" by Southern Living. It is also the home of Innovation Quarter, a culturally diverse and creatively rich community focused on research, business and education in biomedical science, information technology, digital media, clinical services, and advanced materials.Requirements: MD or equivalent, the ideal candidate would be board certified in pediatric critical care, pediatric cardiology, or equivalent appropriate subspecialty with additional training or work experience in pediatric cardiac critical care OR board certified in both pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric cardiology. - This applicant should possess leadership experience and a rank of at least Associate Professor and embrace the tripartite missions (clinical, research and education) of Wake Forest University School of Medicine.Atrium Health and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. -WFUSOM-1 -ABOUT USWake Forest University School of Medicine (WFUSM) is a U.S. News and World Report top 50 ranked medical school, integrated with a world-class health system, -Atrium Health. WFUSM, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise, is a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery. WFUSM, has over $300M in annual, extramural funding that drives a cutting-edge Academic Learning Health System by integrating innovative research with excellent patient care across our enterprise.Atrium Health is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. AHWFB is an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians.Our highly integrated academic and clinical environment is deeply committed to improving health, elevating hope, and advancing healing - for all.It should be noted that while you are applying on the Wake Forest University School of Medicine Career Site, you will receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process. - Thanks in advance for your flexibility.ABOUT THE TEAMMission, Vision and Culture CommitmentsMissionTo improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.VisionTo be the first and best choice for care. -Culture CommitmentsWe create a space where all BelongWe Work as One to make great things happenWe earn Trust - in all we doWe Innovate to better the now and create the futureWe drive for Excellence - alwaysJOB INFO

  • Job Identification61171
  • Job CategoryFaculty/Physicians
  • Posting Date09/15/2022, 09:00 AM
  • Job ScheduleFull time
  • Locations -Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, US

Keywords: Atrium Health, Charlotte , Medical Director, Pediatric CVICU, Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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