Organization

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date Posted

March 4, 2020

Job Categories

Full Time

The Division of General Academic Pediatrics (GAP) at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seek two new faculty in the clinician educator track to work: (1) with children with medical complexity (CMC) within the Complex Care Center (C3), and (2) in the Pediatric Primary Care Centers in Oakland and Turtle Creek. These two distinct positions offer unique opportunities to work (1) in our new and rapidly growing Complex Care Center which has dramatically enhanced value-based health care for children who receive primary care at the Center, or (2) in our collaborative and thriving academic primary care setting where your skills and enthusiasm would foster personal and career development.

 

Responsibilities

Complex Care Center (C3): This position is open at entry or mid-level in the non-tenure stream. The C3 is housed on the main campus of CHP in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA. The C3 is dedicated to care of pediatric patients with significant medical complexity including technology dependence. An ideal candidate will have experience caring for CMC and a strong interest in improving care to this vulnerable population. Responsibilities include ambulatory clinical sessions and teaching medical students and residents. On call is shared with all other members of the C3 team and involves phone coverage.

Primary Care Centers (PCC): This position is open at entry or mid-level in the non-tenure stream. The position is based at our PCCs in the Oakland and Turtle Creek neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, PA, which care for a diverse pediatric population. An ideal candidate will have fellowship training, an MPH or MS degree, chief residency or significant clinical or teaching experience, and a strong interest in improving care to underserved children. Responsibilities include ambulatory clinical sessions and teaching medical students and residents. On call is shared with members of the Division and involves phone coverage, evening or Saturday morning acute care appointments, and weekend coverage at the newborn nursery.

Qualifications

Applicants must be board-eligible or certified in Pediatrics.

Application Process

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and CV to Alejandro Hoberman, M.D., General Academic Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh; 3414 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2583. Call (412) 692-5249, Fax (412) 692-5807, or e-mail hoberman@chp.edu.


About the Organization

The PCC and C3 are housed under the Division of GAP. The Division has a distinguished reputation for (1) excellence in clinical care in the outpatient and community settings, (2) a record of academic achievement in medical student, resident and fellow education (recipient of the Academic Pediatric Association 2009 Outstanding Teaching Award, HRSA-funded T32 Fellowship Program), and (3) well established, diverse and high impact clinical research (~5 million/year in NIH support). CHP is consistently ranked among the top 10 children’s hospitals in the US and is one of the fastest growing department of pediatrics in the country.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled

Contact Name

Alejandro Hoberman, MD

Contact Phone

412-692-5249

Contact Email

Hoberman@chp.edu

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