The Medical Director of the Cardiac ICU will possess both strong clinical skills as well as strong leadership skills. He/she will have director oversight of the clinical care provided within the CICU, and the physicians, advanced practitioners and pediatric residents as they are involved in the care of children with advanced congenital heart disease within the CICU. The position will not only be responsible for the CICU, but will also coordinate with the Director of Pediatric Critical Care, where appropriate. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, as is teaching experience, as faculty positions within affiliated teaching institutions will also be included in the role. Consultation may also be provided to the patients in the general pediatric units or the pediatric emergency department for whom such services are required or requested.
This position with be the leader responsible for all quality and service initiatives within the cardiac ICU, and participation in multi-department pediatric cardiac initiatives, implementation and operational issues. This individual will also work closely with leaders of key inpatient clinical groups to implement hospital initiatives in a feasible manner. This individual will report to the Chairman of Pediatrics with additional reporting to the Co-Program Directors of the Pediatric Heart Program.
1. Board Certified/Eligible in General Pediatrics 2.Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, or board Certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine with additional formal training and/ or significant experience in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care. 3. Appointed to Active/Associate Medical Staff annually with clinical privileges to include the care of critically ill children with complex cardiac disease and other critical illness or injury. 4.Maintains PALS certification.
Internal Number: 37145BR
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Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.