The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) is recruiting a full-time academic pediatric cardiologist to assume the Chief of the Division. The successful candidate must be Board Certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology and eligible for appointment at the Associate or Professor level. Candidates should have a well-developed, scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in mentorship, research, teaching, and patient care. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering diverse faculty, staff and student environment, or commitment to do so, as a faculty member at VCU is expected.
The ideal candidate will be active clinically in his/her area of experience in addition to leading and mentoring to advance the academic needs of the Division. The incumbent will work in conjunction with the Cardiothoracic Surgery team and other specialists to develop a multidisciplinary and interprofessional approach to the care of the pediatric cardiology patients. The Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center currently consists of six full-time pediatric cardiologists providing inter-disciplinary care for infants, children and young adults and a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon who is the Director of the CFH Heart Center. There is an ACGME-accredited pediatric cardiology fellowship training program. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration with colleagues at the VCU Pauley Heart Center.
Richmond is a comfortable city of 1.2 million. The VCU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in Virginia, the only academic medical center in Richmond, and CHoR is the only full service academic pediatric hospital in central Virginia.
Interested candidates please apply directly at www.vcujobs.com. The job number is F54190. Inquiries may be directed to:
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Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is Central Virginia's only comprehensive, full-service hospital dedicated to the care of children. CHoR is ranked among the nation's top children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report and is Virginia's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. CHoR offers a wide range of children's health services, including pediatric emergency services, primary care, ...specialty and subspecialty care, burn, trauma, transplant and long-term care. With more than 15 locations across Central Virginia, CHoR provides pediatric inpatient and outpatient services that cover nearly all children's health-related needs.
As part of VCU Health, CHoR is committed to ensuring access to care for all children, training future pediatric caregivers and making new discoveries that improve understanding and treatment of childhood diseases.