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Pediatric Hospitalist

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Pediatric Hospitalist
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 01201839
Hours Per Week 50
Department KUSM-W Pediatrics
Campus Location Wichita, KS
Position Summary

This is a unique pediatric hospitalist opportunity that blends community feel and size, robust pediatric resources, and traditional university-based academic opportunities. Our inpatient healthcare team is completed by a superb pediatric nursing staff, centralized pediatric sedation, pediatric pharmacists, dedicated pediatric respiratory therapists, allied health specialists, social work, nutrition, and child life. Our team is the primary teaching faculty in inpatient pediatrics for our residents and medical students. Rank is dependent upon qualifications.

Required Qualifications

MD or DO Degree
Board eligible or certified in Pediatrics

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience teaching in an academic setting

Environment Healthcare
Physical Requirements Medium
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Patient Care: 90%
Provide direct patient care for hospitalized infants, children, and adolescents Work in conjunction with pediatric subspecialists, including anesthesia, cardiology, critical care, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, neurology, nephrology, oncology, orthopedics, radiology, and surgery, to provide effective and co-managed inpatient care Participate in quality improvement and patient safety activities to improve efficiency and clinical care for patients Maintain board certification in pediatrics Current clinical coverage is in-house during the day with at home call at night.

Description of Job Duty

Administrative/Scholarly: 10%
Educate, supervise, and participate in the evaluation process of residents, medical students, and other allied health trainees Attend and actively participate in division and departmental meetings

Description of Job Duty

Serve on selected departmental and hospital committees as requested by the director.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation