Chair - Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Cleveland, OH
Aug 08, 2017
Position Type

Cleveland Clinic, one of the world's most distinguished academic medical centers announces a search for the Department Chair of Pediatric Anesthesiology within the Anesthesiology Institute.

The Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology provides anesthetic care to over 9,000 patients annually undergoing all types of pediatric procedures within several hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers throughout northeast Ohio. The Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology is based on our Cleveland Clinic's Main Campus with 20 anesthetizing locations, providing comprehensive perioperative anesthesia services for pediatric general surgery, congenital heart, digestive diseases, hematology/oncology, acute pain management, and imaging.

The department includes 19 staff anesthesiologists, 10 certified registered nurse anesthetists, fellows, and residents. The Pediatric Institute and Pediatric Surgery Operations have established six Pediatric Centers of Excellence to streamline and ensure high quality and high reliability pediatric anesthesia care at all of our Cleveland Clinic Facilities. As such, the Pediatric Anesthesiology Department Chair partners closely with the Pediatric Institute Chair and Surgical Operations teams to provide pediatric anesthesia care in Centers of Excellence consistently throughout all of our facilities. This also allows us to enhance the patient experience and standardize care within pediatric anesthesia, child-life specialists and nursing.

Cleveland Clinic's Anesthesiology Institute unites all specialists in cardiothoracic anesthesia, critical care, congenital heart anesthesia, general anesthesia, pain management, pediatric and regional practice, outcomes research and education within one fully integrated model of care to improve diagnosis, medical management and quality of life for our patients. We strive to advance anesthesia through clinical excellence, education and innovation. Our internationally recognized medical staff and dedicated support team perform more than 200,000 procedures annually.

The ideal candidate should be a recognized leader within Pediatric Anesthesiology as an outstanding clinician, educator, and scholar, who supports research and education within the subspecialty and within a multi-specialty organization. The Department Chair will have ultimate responsibility for the clinical, educational, research, and fiscal oversight within the department in order to achieve personal and institutional success. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

About Us

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.

Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroentrerology and GI surgery, kidney disorders, and rheumatology - are ranked No. 2.

Eight other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,500 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2016, they provided a total of 7.14 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital, and Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

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