Chair, Department of Pediatric Critical Care

Cleveland, OH
Aug 23, 2016
Position Type

Cleveland Clinic, one of the world's most distinguished academic medical centers and ranked by U.S. News & World Report,announces a search for the Chair of Pediatric Critical Care. The Chair would oversee all activities related to the pediatric intensive care, including care of complex general and subspecialty medical and surgical patients, a growing pediatric cardiac surgical program, and a fellowship. This position will administratively report to the Chair of the Pediatric Institute.

Our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), staffed 24/7 by a team of highly skilled pediatric intensivists, ensures safe transition from the emergency department or operating room to recovery. We typically treat and care for over 1,000 pediatric patients a year from Ohio, as well as children from other states and foreign countries.

Primary responsibility in the role will be to meet the tripartite institutional goals of superb clinical care (“better care of the sick”), research (“investigation of their problems”), and “educating those who serve.” The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership capabilities, with a focus on institutional priorities regarding quality, patient safety, teamwork, and patient and caregiver experience. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Applicants should have an excellent record of clinical service, teaching and scholarship with experience in leadership, administrative skills, mentoring of faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, and program development. The successful candidate will have experience in management of children after heart surgery and catheter interventions as well as experience working within a clinically integrated network and a demonstrated ability to engage multidisciplinary teams. Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Critical Care or its equivalent and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio is required.

Direct Inquiries can be made to:

James K. Stoller, MD, MS (Org Development)

Chair, Search Committee for Chair, Department of Pediatric Critical Care


At Cleveland Clinic Children's, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.
  • More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing 429 inpatient beds and 43 outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children's network, providing over 650,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, 10,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.

  • More than 100 pediatric physicians are recognized annually as being among the "Best Doctors in America."

  • Cleveland Clinic Children's has consistently ranked among the "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report.

  • Our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program ranked as the best in Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

  • Our pediatric gastroenterology program ranks among the top 10 programs in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report.

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Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities