Requisition ID: P01442952
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the USC Keck School of Medicine are seeking BC/BE pediatricians for faculty positions for our expanding hospitalist program. CHLA is 319 bed free standing full-service Children's Hospital and is affiliated with the USC Keck School of Medicine. The Division of Hospital Medicine at includes more than 40 faculty and non-faculty physicians and 4 fellows, caring for patients at both the main campus as well as community sites. Clinical responsibilities within the Division include supervision of trainees on the inpatient service, primary care for patients on the attending only service and intake management and team assignment for internal and external requests for admission to the hospital. Division members are also institutional leaders in Quality Improvement, Education and Throughput. The selected applicant for this position will follow specific inpatients on the Hospitalists service without pediatrics house staff coverage, but may supervise 3rd year medical students rotating through CHLA for their primary pediatric clerkship. The Hospitalist service is a 24/7 in house model, and as such, selected candidates will work day, evening and some weekend shifts. While all are encouraged to also pursue scholarly work, those chosen to join the Division as faculty will have time allocated for scholarship endeavors. Applicants should have a major interest in providing inpatient care to a diverse and complex population of patients, have excellent communication skills, and enjoy teaching at various levels. Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience
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