Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist, Children's of Mississippi
Department of Pediatrics - Division of Critical Care
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a physician who is board-certified/board-eligible in pediatric critical care or pediatric cardiology with additional fourth year in pediatric cardiac critical care medicine. Applicants with more than five years of CICU experience are encouraged to apply. Children’s of Mississippi at UMMC has a total of 32 private pediatric intensive care rooms (20 medical surgical ICU and 12 CICU) and 88 private neonatal intensive care rooms. Cardiovascular surgeons at Children’s of Mississippi Heart Center perform approximately 170 complex heart surgeries per year who are supported by PCICU and a 16 member cardiology team offering innovative interventional procedures, advanced imaging, electrophysiology, heart failure and transplant services.
The candidate will be joining a team of 9 pediatric intensivists and 11 nurse practitioners. Our hospital is the only children’s hospital in the state of Mississippi and admits approximately 1,700 patients per year to the ICU and performs approximately 400 cardiac surgical cases annually. The pediatric emergency room sees an average of 50,000 visits per year. All pediatric subspecialties are in-house, including pediatric cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, infectious disease, neurology, surgery, and others. The position will be located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Children’s of Mississippi includes the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower, opened in November 2020, and the Blair E. Batson Tower, opened in 1997.