Cincinnati Children's is inviting applications for a Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon. Theindividual selected will join the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cincinnati Children's which is comprised of a team dedicated to the surgical care of children with cardiac problems. Our research efforts within the division continue to grow with basic science laboratories, as well as the collaboration of cardiothoracic surgical faculty with the Division of Cardiology and other faculty on a number of clinical research projects.
Based completely at Cincinnati Children's, the division has formed a strong collaborative relationship over recent years with the leadership in cardiothoracic surgery at University Hospital. As an integrated component of the Heart Institute, a multidisciplinary business unit within Cincinnati Children's, our division has enjoyed a continually higher profile nationally as a leader in the management of cardiac problems in children.
Physicians within our division function as key faculty of the pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care fellowship training programs at Cincinnati Children's. Close interaction with these fellows occurs on a daily basis, primarily in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, in addition to a number of weekly teaching conferences in which the faculty participates. A principal focus for all surgical faculty is the teaching and mentoring of our ACGME Congenital Heart Surgery Fellows.
Faculty appointment will be consistent with the applicant's qualifications and experience for either an Assistant Professor or an Associate Professor with University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics.
Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
Current active unrestricted medical license
Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility
Prior clinical experience in cardiothoracic surgery
Board Eligible/Certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Congenital Heart Surgery or the international equivalent
Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services office
Completion of all required CCHMC pre-employment activities (screening, background check, badging and orientation)
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the work environment.
Must disclose any official disciplinary actions by a hospital, specialty board, medical association, or government agency
Teaching and training competence in pediatrics for medical students, residents, and fellows.
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patient Care: Provide safe, effective, and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Provides contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care. Develop a local and regional recognition by peers and patients as an authority in the field. Develop a local or regional referral base for subspecialist. Develop clinical skills or programs that are locally or regionally distinctive. Document patient care on appropriate records. May implement innovative approaches to patient care. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Examine patients and coordinate services for their care. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data, and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment, and discontinuation of care. Formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Plan and coordinate care, treatment, and rehabilitation for discharged patients. Monitor appropriateness of therapeutic management and care to assure that it occurs in a timely fashion. Promote patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.
Teaching and Training: Teaches and supervises the patient care of assigned medical students, residents, and fellows, monitoring the medical care of medical to assure care provided is safe and effective. Contributions may include recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor; assume a role in a major teaching or clinical training program; invited to participate in local and regional educational opportunities; participate in the development or direction of educational program, curricular offerings, and teaching materials; participates in curriculum committee or other education related committees. May serve as consult to other faculty and community physicians. May prepare, organize, and provide lectures for residents. Prepare and regularly teach at bedside in the Division. Participate in all divisional/departmental educational activities. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars
Service and/or Administration: Participates in service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: contribute to the development of programs for patient care of educational purposes; or take a role in the direction of an academic division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or participate in performance improvement programs; or participate on divisional, departmental, or Medical Staff committees. Provides faculty coverage as needed within the department. Actively participates in all Division activities. Maintain currency in all departmental policies, procedures, and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Promote the implementation of long- and short-term goals and objectives and ensures that they are appropriate to the Division. Complete evaluations for students, residents, and peers.
Scholarly Activity: Participates in scholarly activities as evidenced by publication of clinical investigation, clinical observations, reviews, chapters, or books; participation in clinical trials, and/or clinical investigations; reviews manuscripts. Design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Publish and/or co-author findings and conclusions resulting from research in a timely fashion. Presents findings internally. Assist in the design and implementation of programs which evaluates the efficacy of treatment. Recommend approaches for improvement activities, recommend, and perform new processes, collect, and measure data, develop processes based on performance and communicate results. Assist in obtaining funding from outside sources for research and teaching programs.
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.