Medical Director - Pediatric Critical Care

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Aug 29, 2017
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Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit organization based on Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our integrated healthcare system includes eight hospitals in seven New Mexico communities, a medical group, multispecialty clinics, and a health plan. The Presbyterian Medical Group employs more than 700 primary care and specialty providers. We have been proudly providing care to New Mexicans since 1908.

The Children’s Program at Presbyterian is seeking a Medical Director for the PICU service. The Medical Director will be responsible for the management of MD staff including development and coaching; evaluations; dealing with performance issues; strong collaboration with unit Nursing leadership; ECMO program management and development; PICU program development. PICU MD skills including the management of post-CV surgery patients are a must.

The Presbyterian Children’s Service Line encompasses both inpatient and outpatient services for specialty pediatric care. Our PICU is 21 beds, admits over 3,300 patients per year (9 MD Intensivists); Level III NICU with over 60 beds (8 MD Neonatologist, 7 APCs). Pediatric Hospitalist service is a 36-bed unit and employs 10 Pediatric Hospitalists. We have a pediatric intensivist, neonatologist, and pediatric hospitalist in-house, 24/7. Our pediatric subspecialties include: cardiology, pediatric cardiovascular surgery, neurology, endocrinology, surgery, ENT, pulmonology, gastroenterology, hematology and oncology, feeding and development, chronic care, infectious disease, nephrology, and radiology.

Benefits Include

  • Nationally competitive salary with relocation allowance available.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (vacation, sick leave, CME, and holiday) up to seven weeks per year
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • CME allowance
  • 403b Retirement savings program with employer contributions of up to 4% (with matching program) and increases with years of service

Albuquerque thrives as New Mexico's largest metropolitan center with a metro area population of over 900,000. It offers gorgeous springs and falls punctuated by moderate summers and mild winters. Albuquerque is considered a destination city for most types of outdoor activities with over 300 days of sunshine annually and is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse cities in the country.

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is committed to ensuring a drug-free workplace.

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