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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Paediatric Intensive Care

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Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Paediatric Intensive Care - 1801740

Division Head, Paediatric Intensive Care, Department of Critical Care Medicine
The Hospital for Sick Children

Effective January 2, 2019, The Department of Critical Care Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position as Head of the Division of Paediatric Intensive Care.

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a division within the Department of Critical Care Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. The Division Head reports to the Chief of the Department of Critical Care Medicine. Responsibilities of the Division Head include overseeing all aspects of patient care in the Division, including ensuring safe and high quality care through review, analysis and evaluation of outcomes. Together with the Program Director for the Department, coordinates the participation of Division members and the development, implementation, supervision and evaluation of education programs. Together with the Research Director for the Department, ensures that the scope and focus of the research performed within their Division is consistent with the mission and strategic direction of the Department, Hospital and University. The Division Head is responsible for coordination of Department strategic planning within their Division, including human resource planning, communication, recruitment, and staff development.

The candidate must be able to function in English and have training and clinical background in pediatric intensive care. Responsibilities include full-time equivalent clinical intensive care practice, and research, education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a Staff Physician in the Department of Critical Care Medicine. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The successful candidate must be committed to a career as an academic clinician and be eligible for academic appointment at the level of Associate or full Professor at the University of Toronto, and for appointment as an Associate or Senior Scientist within the Research Institute at The Hospital for Sick children. The candidate must have an M.D. or equivalent and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, as well as eligible for speciality certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art paediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. The Division of Paediatric Intensive Care currently comprises 9 Physicians, and is responsible for the comprehensive care for over 1400 patients admitted to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit each year.

Salary will be $350,000 to $400,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Support for relocation assistance and stipends can be negotiated. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, and Vision.

Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by June 30th, 2018 to: Dr. Peter Laussen, MB.BS., FANZCA, FCICM, Chief of the Department of Critical Care Medicine, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail: [email protected]


Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Paediatrics
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: May 15, 2018
Job Closing: Jun 30, 2018

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Posted: 5/16/2018
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