School of Medicine-Open Rank-Pediatrics- Cardiac Critical Care

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Position Information School/College School of Medicine Title School of Medicine-Open Rank-Pediatrics- Cardiac Critical Care Assignment Category Full-Time Rank Open Rank Tenure Status Open Tenure Payroll Status Faculty 12 Job Description The Section of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has an immediate opening for recruitment of a BE/BC cardiac intensive care faculty member to join our current team of 7 faculty members in the CVICU. Entry or mid-level candidates are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will provide care for children in our 20 bed state-of-the-art pediatric CVICU located within The Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children at Childrenxe2x80x99s of Alabama. They will work in close collaboration with our multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, cardiologists and nurses. Individualsxe2x80x99 board eligible in critical care/cardiology/NICU/anesthesia with additional 1-2 years of training or experience in cardiac critical care will be considered. A history of excellent communication and evidence of exceptional clinical and teaching skills are a must. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong interest/experience in scholarly activities and clinical/translational research. Start-up resources for faculty development, research and teaching are available where appropriate. The Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama performs over 400 surgical cases/year and has active programs in heart failure, transplant, and mechanical circulatory support. There are over 500 children/year with acquired and congenital, medical and surgical heart disease admitted to our CVICU. This includes all preoperative neonates with surgical cardiac disease and high risk patients from our busy interventional and electrophysiology programs. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, with a metropolitan population over 1 million. The city is thriving with a growing restaurant and arts scene, charming neighborhoods, and many outdoor park and entertainment spaces. Birmingham is well located in the Southeast with easy access to lakes, mountains, and gulf beaches. Diversity is a defining feature of Birminghamxe2x80x99s past, present, and future. At UAB, we are committed to capitalizing on what makes Birmingham and the University trailblazers in moving inclusion forward. We are invigorating conversations, fostering civic engagement, widening perspectives, stimulating innovation and connecting people. In alignment with UAB School of Medicinexe2x80x99s mission to reflect the diversity of our community and meet the needs of our diverse population, candidates are required as part of the application process to provide a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion. Required Qualifications Successful candidates must be a licensed MD, DO, or MD/PhD. Preferred Qualifications Posting Detail Information Posting Number F2335P Open Date 02/09/2024 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Request for Diversity Statement In alignment with the UAB School of Medicinexe2x80x99s mission to reflect the diversity of our community and to meet the educational and clinical needs of our diverse population, contributions that promote diversity and inclusion are given recognition in the evaluation of the candidatexe2x80x99s qualifications. Please write a one single-spaced page statement describing your past, present, and future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in education, research, and/or service. If you do not have past experience, please describe your awareness and any related background about the importance of diversity.* Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstances. Differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more. EEO Statement UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. COVID-19 Vaccination Statement The laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination continue to evolve. Please be aware that UAB may determine that obtaining the COVID-19 or related vaccination is a requirement for this position, based on legal changes or otherwise. If that occurs, the successful candidate may be required to submit proof of vaccination or obtain an approved vaccination exemption as a condition of employment. Pre-employment Background Check A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Drug/Nicotine Screen (if applicable)

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