Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty


Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)/ North Carolina Children’s Hospital is seeking an individual for a fixed term faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
The North Carolina Children’s Hospital is part of a busy quaternary care medical center with a 20 bed multidisciplinary PICU/PCICU that admits over 1200 patients per year and supports an active pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program as well as pediatric ECMO, burn, trauma, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation programs. The unit is functionally split into an 8 bed PCICU and a 12 bed PICU with the ability to flex based upon patient numbers. The Critical Care Medicine division maintains a fully accredited pediatric critical care medicine fellowship program.
UNC offers ready access to collaborators in other clinical and basic science departments, global and public health, public policy and other expertise across campus. UNC is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) funded institution that offers support for clinical and translational researchers at all levels. This support includes seed funding, regulatory assistance, data management, drug/device development and grant preparation among other things.

For consideration, apply online at with CV and cover letter addressed to Benny L. Joyner MD, Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UNC Children’s, 101 Manning Drive, CB # 7221, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7221 or via electronic mail at [email protected]

Educational Requirements:

Board certification in Pediatrics and BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and/or Pediatric Cardiology.

Qualifications and Experience:

Previous experience either working as a Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist faculty member in an academic environment or post-fellowship training in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care experience as well as Pediatric Critical Care experience is highly desirable as, at times, physicians will be expected to cover both units. This Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist will be committed to patient care, research, and education. A demonstrated commitment to quality improvement would match well with current divisional activities. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, experience, and academic accomplishments.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time