Large Freestanding Children's Hospital Seeking Pediatric Critical Care Physician
Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Arkansas seek a full-time board eligible/certified Pediatric Critical Care Physician to join as a faculty member in an academic practice.
Faculty appointment at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Competitive salary and benefits package along with robust faculty mentoring program and multiple available tracks for promotion and/or tenure including Clinical Attending, Clinician-Educator and Clinician-Scientist with P & T eligibility after 5th year.
Immediate availability with early summer starting date.
Join an established practice with a faculty of 14 physicians, 1 surgical intensivist, 4 APRN’s, 1 PA, and 7 fellows at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Position will staff a 26-bed high acuity medical/surgical pediatric intensive care unit with approximately 1500 annual admissions.
Service has an active ECMO program and operates the ACH Sedation Team.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital has the only level one pediatric trauma center in the state and has a busy pediatric transport program.
J1 Waivers available.
PRACTICE IS BASED AT ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL:
Only pediatric health system in Arkansas. With a population of 2.8 million, ACH is the major pediatric referral center for Arkansas serving children from birth to age 21.
Staff consists of more than 500 faculty, 200 residents (95 pediatrics), and 4,400 support staff.
As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, the ACH campus spans 36 city blocks and includes a 336-bed hospital, 4 intensive care units, a research institute, and a USDA-ARS nutrition center.
Focused on excellence in child health, ACH is a MAGNET recognized hospital, a level 1 children’s surgery center, and is ranked in 4 specialties by US News and World Report.
About Arkansas Children's
We, at Arkansas Children’s, know that children aren’t little adults, and we’re creating innovative ways to care for them – from designing kid-savvy spaces where they enjoy receiving treatment to adapting the most rigorous safety standards to protect them and ensure they reach their potential. Our expert team is specially trained to deliver excellent care to seriously ill and critically injured children. Arkansas Children’s serves as the clinical and teaching affiliate for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Our promise: Unprecedented child health, defined and delivered.
Arkansas Children’s is a premier health care system with a 336-bed hospital in the state’s capital city and a second 24-bed hospital and campus in northwest Arkansas. Arkansas Children's Hospital is among the largest children's hospitals in the United States and is the only tertiary care facility for children in the state of Arkansas. ACH is ranked in 5 specialties by US News & World Report in addition to being a MAGNET-recognized hospital, a level 1 pediatric surgery center, and a center of excellence in pediatric sedation. ACH was also voted Best Place to Work in Arkansas for 2019 and 2020. Learn more about our team here: https://youtu.be/2sGKwFHD_Lg .
Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Little Rock is a culturally diverse city with the friendliness of the South. The area offers affordable housing, quality school options, a mild climate, excellent cultural and artistic venues along with numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. With population exceeding 700,000, greater Little Rock offers the most desirable features of large cities without sacrificing ease of access and convenience.
Posted February 4, 2021