Seattle Children’s Hospital CICU Hospitalist

Seattle Children’s Hospital CICU Hospitalist

The CICU Hospitalist works collaboratively with other members of the CICU team to ensure safe and timely provision of critical care services. The CICU Hospitalist has a full-time faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) with the responsibilities, benefits, and privileges afforded to UW Pediatrics faculty. Academic support is provided through the Pediatric Critical Care Division. Seattle Children’s Research Institute, and/or the UW Department of Pediatrics. 

Our Team: We are searching for a Hospitalist who works well in a fast-paced setting. We are a 24-bed unit with an average daily census of 20. The unit is jointly staffed with pediatric cardiology and critical care fellows, advanced practice providers, and hospitalists who equally share patient care responsibilities. We are a top 5 heart transplant program with a growing VAD service. We have a pediatric MCS transport program to support our large geographical area. Our team performs more than 500 heart surgeries and 698 cardiac catheterization procedures per year. 

Learn more about our CICU at https://www.seattlechildrens.org/clinics/heart/treatments-and-services/intensive care/ Oversight/supervision: 

The CICU Hospitalist will work in a collaborative relationship with the CICU Attending Physician, critical care and cardiology fellows, and the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) groups. The CICU Hospitalist reports to the Division Chief of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine and Chair of the UW Department of Pediatrics. 

Specific tasks/responsibilities: 

The ICU Hospitalist adds depth and breadth to the ICU provider team. Flexibility and willingness to perform a variety of tasks is essential to supporting optimum patient care. 

• The CICU Hospitalist primarily functions to ensure that care team plans are implemented in a timely manner. This may involve working with rotating residents, CICU APPs, and other trainees, providing education within the scope of the Hospitalist’s experience. 

• The CICU Hospitalist functions as a first contact, front line provider and will respond to bedside team inquiries, enter orders, communicate with consultants, update patients/families, and escalate concerns to the Attending as appropriate. 

• The CICU Hospitalist may perform procedures and administer procedural sedation consistent with individual hospital privileges, which are granted based on specific training and experience. 

• The CICU Hospitalist may be the provider for rapid response team (RRT) patient evaluation and provide ED consultation as determined by the Attending Physician. 

• Total clinical work hours are in general alignment with pediatric hospitalists working in other Seattle Children’s care sites, but specific hours and shifts will be made to prioritize continuity of patient care and adequate staffing. Clinical work done above and beyond budgeted time may be eligible for additional compensation subject to UW Department of Pediatrics policies. 

• The CICU Hospitalist will participate in Division education, QI, and Patient Safety activities. 

• The CICU Hospitalist role is an annual appointment for the academic year (July-June) with an opportunity for reappointment dependent on programmatic needs and budgetary support. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Benefits Information: A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits. Commitment to Diversity The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). 

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Disability Services: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu. 

Interested individuals should contact Mjaye L. Mazwi, MD Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine. mjaye.mazwi@seattlechildrens.org

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Expiration Date : 4/30/2024

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