Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
Oregon Health & Sciences University, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
We are seeking a Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist (Assistant or Associate Professor) to join our Pediatric Critical Care team.
Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is offering an opportunity for a full-time Cardiac Intensive Care physician at one of the nation’s consistently ranked Top 50 children’s hospitals. As Oregon’s only academic health center, we strive to offer the best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington and beyond. The Heart Center cares for 150-200 CVICU patients per year and has an active interventional and adult congenital heart disease program.
The Cardiac Intensive Care Faculty member will focus on facilitating and supporting the provision of standardized, streamlined, high-quality cardiac intensive care. The successful candidate will actively participate in initiatives empowering physician and nursing care through education and sub specialization. The Cardiac Intensivist will collaborate with our CVICU Medical Director, dedicated cardiac advance practice providers, intensivists, cardiologists, surgeons, and cardiac critical care nurses in caring for cardiac patients.
Primary objectives of emphasis include:
Maintaining and improving Quality and Operations of Cardiac Intensive Care
Ensuring consistent delivery of excellent care for all patients
Enhancing patient and family satisfaction
Collaborating with interdisciplinary team members on continuous process improvement
Driving efficiencies including reduction of length of stay
Active clinical practice and maintenance of skills through continuing medical education
Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills
Ability to motivate, teach, and facilitate individuals and groups
Readiness to collaborate in an inter-professional environment
Positive professional relations with peers
Ability to deal objectively and fairly with controversial issues with a professional, diplomatic, tactful communication style
- Proficiency to work both independently and in a team environment
- Ability to respectfully supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and students in pediatrics
- Board certified in Pediatric Critical Care with an additional year of Cardiac Critical Care training or equivalent experience. Individuals with dual certification in Critical Care and Cardiology are also encouraged to apply
About OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is the only academic Children’s Hospital in Oregon. We serve children and adolescents from throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington and have an active dedicated pediatric and neonatal transport program as well as a telemedicine program. We offer a wide variety of subspecialty medical and surgical care, including a new fetal interventional and surgical program. We host a competitive pediatric residency as well as a number of medical and surgical fellowship programs.
OHSU's singular focus on improving health starts with Oregonians and has global impact. We are the only academic health center in Oregon. We're nationally distinct as a university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to concentrate resources on research to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals to succeed in an evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest knowledge and discoveries. We have 16,000 employees and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations. OHSU’s stated mission to improve the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.
OHSU values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment as an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion to apply.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Stephanie Derheimer email@example.com Assistant to Laura Ibsen, MD, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care