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Assistant/Associate/Professor-Pediatric Nephrology

companyUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
locationWashington, DC 20037, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/25/2023

Hiring Department: UICOMP-Pediatrics

Location:  Peoria, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1014996

Posting Close Date: 7/24/2023

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP), is seeking Assistant/ Associate/Professor for multiple positions to assist the department teach and train medical students, residents and fellows in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. The Department will support candidates with research focus and provide protected time for research and additional funding support. We also have resources for faculty career development. Clinical duties include assisting the department provide patient care in the hospital and outpatient clinics and perform administrative duties and University service as assigned. Requirements are an MD/DO degree or its foreign equivalent, eligible for an Illinois medical license, and Board certification or eligibility for certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. Some travel may be required between healthcare facilities.

The ideal candidate will be joining a pediatric nephrologist and one Nurse practitioner in a division that provides full range of inpatient and outpatient pediatric nephrology services including all standard forms of dialysis therapy and plasma exchange. Our goal short term goal is to have a Division with three faculty (positons already approved). Current specialty clinics include Hypertension clinic with ability to provide ABPM and Bone/metabolic disorder clinic in collaboration with Pediatric Endocrinology. You will do Collaborative work with our transplant surgeons in caring for kidney transplant recipients, including 2-4 new transplant every year. Inpatient call schedule will be 1:3 rotation. As the Division grows we anticipate additional provider recruitment.

The primary teaching hospital of the UICOMP is the OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois, a tertiary care facility serving a 37 county region with a population base of over two million. Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. Children’s Hospital is a major medical facility with 136 beds and a 32 bed critical care unit and the only Level 1 trauma center in Illinois outside of Chicago.

The Jump Trading Simulation Education Center, a state of the art simulation facility with over 40,000 square feet of space for faculty and other resources, is a joint venture between UICOMP and Children’s Hospital and is located on the OSF campus. There are existing opportunities for artificial intelligence and machine learning related research and we have strong collaborative ties with University of Illinois Urbana Champaign computer science department. 

Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system and an excellent benefits package available including vacations, sick time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan.

Position Summary

Provide diagnostic and treatment services to children with conditions affecting the kidney or urinary tract, bladder problems, or high blood pressure.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide diagnostic and treatment services to children with conditions affecting the kidney or urinary tract, bladder problems, or high blood pressure. Coordinate the efforts of related professionals to assure continuous availability of services. Monitor and take steps to enhance the quality of nephrology services delivered at UICOMP Department of Pediatrics and at UICOMP's main clinical partner, Children's Hospital of Illinois.
  • Develop and work on educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to pediatric nephrology.
  • Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the Nephrology Service.
  • Perform administrative duties and University service as assigned.
  • Some travel may be required between healthcare facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD degree or foreign equivalent.
  • Eligible for Illinois Physician License.
  • Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.

For fullest consideration please submit your application by 6/30/2023:

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