Physician - Academics - Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine - Academic Pediatric Emergency Medicine Phys

Employer
University of Minnesota Physicians
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Closing date
Jul 2, 2022

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The Pediatric Department at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board-certified/eligible Emergency Medicine Physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on an academic or master clinician track.

We seek individuals who are outstanding physicians, subspecialty training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual boarded in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, and who are looking for a unique opportunity to participate in an emergency facility with a strong academically-oriented atmosphere, as faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Responsible for providing emergency medical services to critically ill and injured pediatric patients. The position is for an Assistant, Associate or Professor on the Academic Track.

Specific duties include: (1) diagnosing and treating all types of medical emergencies for infants, children, teens, and young adults, (2) conducting complete patient examinations; (3) counseling patients and parents on treatment plans and care; (4) recording patient medical history; (5) recommending diagnostic testing based on medical history and physical examination (6) teaching at least three PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) courses annually to residents, nurses, physicians, advanced practitioner, and physician assistants; (7) teaching one classroom course annually on first year resident procedures for suturing, intubation, lumbar puncture and splinting; (8) teaching course on mock codes with simulations for residents and nurses and clinical instructors at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC); (9) teaching block education course for general EM and pediatric residents; (10) participation and project management to promote or improve the division (Quality Improvement leader, out-reach to urgent care and community hospitals); and(10) performing related administrative duties within division, department, and hospital.

Other duties to include evaluation and management, along with Mental Health professionals, children, and adolescents with mental health conditions.

About the Department:

Unique Program Highlights:
  • PEM faculty consists of physicians who have trained and worked all over the U.S. including Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, Albuquerque, Denver, Detroit, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, New Orleans and Baltimore bringing diverse experiences and perspectives to the division.
  • 8-9 hour shifts with built-in overlap with the next attending allowing for the wrap-up, charting, and on-time finishing of your shifts!
  • Home to the nation's first Division of Global Pediatrics, faculty involvement in global health is enthusiastically supported at the University of Minnesota.
  • The University of Minnesota is a J1 visa site, supporting international physicians to practice
  • Graduated salary based on years of service, not simply academic promotion
  • VERY generous retirement and benefits plans
  • High complexity patients in balance with a healthy amount of general pediatric cases
  • Large percentage of immigrant and refugee patients from many parts of the world bring unique perspectives and pathologies to the department
  • Great spot to spread your wings as a newly graduated fellow experiencing autonomy with a manageable volume
  • Preceptor responsibilities include trainees at level PGY2-4 Pediatric, Med/Peds, and Emergency Medicine residents, and medical students (EPAC and Sub-Interns).
  • Adjoining behavioral health emergency care center allows for timely disposition of mental health patients after medical clearance

About the Division:

In 2011, The University of Minnesota opened a new, state-of-the-art, 227,000-square-foot pediatric facility. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital has capacity for 207 patients and includes a full-service pediatric emergency department. Our Emergency Department has been rapidly growing for the last several years, and currently treats over 16,000 children annually, including many high complexity and high acuity patients, with an overall admission rate of approximately 20%. As the region's premier pediatric teaching hospital, we enjoy full medical, surgical, and trauma subspecialist coverage, and work with trainees from a number of superior medical, surgical and dental residency and fellowship programs.

The University of Minnesota's Department of Pediatrics has over 180 full-time faculty, a 100-year tradition of excellence in the medical care of children and in the enhancement of care through research and education. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital also houses some leading pediatric clinical programs in the country, including solid organ transplantation, blood and marrow transplants, cancer treatments and cardiovascular surgery.

The Department offers internal grants and funds for educational, translational (benchtop to clinical), and quality improvement projects. In addition, the Department offers all faculty educational topics for promotion and self-improvement. In addition, the School of Medicine and Department provide EDIC learning and teaching opportunities.

Our Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine values and supports a broad range of academic activities. We excel at medical education and have been recognized by the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Residents as the best educational rotation in program 2 for the past 6 years. We are PALS instructors and leaders in resuscitation education through Simulation. We give didactic lectures each year through institutional and regional medical conferences, our PALS educational program, and within our Pediatric and Emergency Medicine residency programs. We enjoy a growing program in clinical research that emphasizes Quality Initiatives and collaboration with a wide range of local and national partners.

Program Unit Description:
In 2011, The University of Minnesota opened a new, state-of-the-art, 227,000-square-foot pediatric facility. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital has capacity for 207 patients and includes a full-service pediatric emergency department. Our Emergency Department has been rapidly growing for the last several years, and currently treats over 16,000 children annually, including many high complexity and high acuity patients, with an overall admission rate of approximately 20%. As the region's premier pediatric teaching hospital, we enjoy full medical, surgical, and trauma subspecialist coverage, and work with trainees from a number of superior medical, surgical and dental residency and fellowship programs.

The University of Minnesota's Department of Pediatrics has over 180 full-time faculty, and a 100-year tradition of excellence in the medical care of children and in the enhancement of care through research and education. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital also houses some leading pediatric clinical programs in the country, including solid organ transplantation, blood and marrow transplants, cancer treatments, and cardiovascular surgery.

The Department offers internal grants and funds for educational, translational (benchtop to clinical) and quality improvement projects. In addition, the Department offers all faculty educational topics for promotion and self-improvement. In addition, the School of Medicine and Department provide EDIC learning and teaching opportunities.

Our Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine values and supports a broad range of academic activities.
We excel at medical education and have been recognized by the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Residents as the best educational rotation in program 2 of the past 6 years. We are PALS instructors and leaders in resuscitation education through Simulation. We give didactic lectures each year through institutional and regional medical conferences, our PALS educational program, and within our Pediatric and Emergency Medicine residency programs. We enjoy a growing program in clinical research that emphasizes Quality Initiatives and collaboration with a wide range of local and national partners.

Patients:
We care for ill- and injured children and adolescents, with an emphasis on high complexity/acuity subspecialty medical and surgical patients resulting in an admission rate that approaches 20%. Overall, 9% of all our ED patients arrive by EMS.

Current Staff:
10 Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians
3 dual-boarded Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine physicians
3 Pediatricians

Qualifications:
  • M.D. degree or foreign equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME pediatric emergency medicine residency and/or fellowship training program.
  • Board eligible/certified with the pediatric emergency medicine
  • Licensed or ability to obtain medical license and DEA in the State of Minnesota, and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges.
  • Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system. M Health Fairview represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

Our Partnerships

University of Minnesota Physicians is proud to have partnerships with health systems across the region. Through these partnerships, we carry out our mission to provide access to top-tier patient care to communities across the state. For more than 20 years, University of Minnesota Physicians, the University of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services have partnered combining academic and community medicine. In 2018, the organizations expanded the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) partnership creating a shared care delivery system; M Health Fairview. In addition to our collaboration with Fairview Health Services, M Physicians also has partnerships with Park Nicollet, Regions Hospital, North Memorial Hospital, Children's Minnesota, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and CentraCare Health.

University of Minnesota:

The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The Medical School at the University of Minnesota is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area is consistently ranked as one of the best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. Minneapolis-St. Paul offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We welcome diversity in every area, from patient populations to our own physicians, and pride ourselves on being thoroughly inclusive. We gladly provide equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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