Clinical Associate - Pediatric Emergency Medicine #PED073 at The University of Chicago

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:


The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, seeks two Clinical Associates at 10% clinical effort for a renewable one-year term. The appointee will have responsibilities in patient care and clinical operations in our Pediatric Level I Trauma-accredited emergency room at The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital. The appointee will be a collaborative physician leader who will be positioned to succeed in a busy, dynamic environment and advance the clinical goals of the Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. This position is paid based on clinical shifts worked and is benefits ineligible. The position does not require teaching or scholarly activity. Compensation is dependent on qualifications.

UChicago Medicine is located on the main University campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Comer Children's Hospital is a state of art free standing children's hospital within the medical complex. The Pediatric Emergency Room treats more than 35,000 patients per year and is the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center on the south side of Chicago. It is a newly renovated free-standing state-of-the-art facility with 22 general exam rooms, two procedure rooms, two triage rooms and two trauma/resuscitation rooms. The Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is committed to medical education, clinical research, patient care, and community service. The section has a full accredited fellowship program and a nurse practitioner program. Its faculty members are actively involved in scholarship and training. The program has active pediatrics, med/peds and emergency medicine residencies programs, and precepts University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine medical students.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be board certified or eligible in Emergency Medicine. To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload: CV with bibliography, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

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