School/Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Pediatrics (1594)
Purpose of Position:
The Chief will serve as the administrative head of the Division of Critical Care Medicine, fostering a culture of excellence and clinical care. The Chief will be responsible for the strategic planning and day-to-day outcomes of the division, and will provide a mix of: direct clinical care; clinical administrative and QA/QI activities; didactic and bedside teaching for students, residents and fellows; and mentorship and career development for members of the division. The Chief will have a strong research initiative, and will be expected to sustain a nationally recognized research program.
Faculty member will have teaching responsibilities in the area of Critical Care Medicine. Faculty member will provide teaching and mentorship to medical students, Residents, Chief Residents, and Fellows when applicable.
Faculty member will have working knowledge in basic research methods and be able to participate in clinical, transitional, and outcomes research.
Faculty member will serve on departmental or School of Medicine level committees when appropriate, as well as professional through journal review, conference presentations, etc.
Faculty member will serve as a Critical Care Medicine physician for the Department of Pediatrics. Will work weekends and take call as necessary.
5.OTHER (for instance administrative duties, etc.)
Faculty member will take on administrative duties associated with the role of Division Chief.
Board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Intensive CareDemonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Experience with clinical care of patients ages birth to 21
Experience with education of housestaff, medical students, and others
Experience with research and research methods
Preferred Qualifications:Previous experience in an academic medical center
Demonstrated excellent teaching skills
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