IU Health Physicians - Pediatric Neurological Surgery Division Chief (Riley Hospital)

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted
Sep 03, 2021
Ref
46526
Position Type
Permanent
The Department of Neurological Surgery at Indiana University Health, Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Children's Hospital is seeking a Chief for the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery. The Division Chief must be prepared to lead collaborative multi-disciplinary clinical, education and research efforts in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery. Strategic initiatives are ongoing in epilepsy and neurooncology for Riley Children's Hospital and the newly formed IU Neuroscience Institute will be supportive of growth and innovation in these and several other areas.

Leadership:
  • Provide oversight, guidance and mentorship of the pediatric neurosurgical faculty for clinical quality, professional development and scientific rigor
  • Work with Neuroscience Institute leadership and the Departmental Chair to grow programs and conduct outreach in the state and the region
  • Potential for leadership roles in hospital advisory positions and committees
  • Potential for joint appointment as Residency Program Director, Vice-Chair for Education, Vice Chair for Research, or Vice-Chair for Quality for the Department should the candidate have the requisite qualifications and interest

Responsibilities:
  • Bring professionals of disparate backgrounds together to build upon high-quality existing programs
  • Provide a sustained vision for future growth
  • Promote diversity and inclusion within the division
  • Utilize operational skills and experience to enhance health care delivery models
  • Contribute academically to the department, the institute and the IU School of Medicine

Qualifications:
  • Experienced pediatric neurosurgeons only; the successful candidate will be at the current academic rank of Professor or eligible for such promotion
  • Academic productivity in the form of ongoing research funding and a track record of consistent high-level publications is sought
  • Subspecialty focus in fetal surgery, spinal surgery, peripheral nerve, neurovascular neurosurgery is of interest but not required
  • Strong spirit of service and commitment to patient-centered care, transparency, cooperativity, flexibility and leadership
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellence in surgical training and education
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited neurological residency and an ACPNF-accredited pediatric neurosurgery fellowship
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Additional certification in pediatric neurosurgery by The American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) and The American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery (ABPNS)
  • Physician MD/DO licensed or eligible in Indiana
  • Visa sponsorship available; H-1B

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" nine consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Eagle Creek and the suburbs of Westfield and Fishers have been named to Money Magazine's list of the Best Places to Live in America
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,000 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

About IU Health Physicians:
  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 2,000 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 650 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • Leader in the use of electronic medical records (EMR); over 90% of IU Health Physicians use EMR to improve communication and coordination of patient records
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives

Indiana University Health National Recognition
  • Indiana's only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report 24 years in a row, with two specialties ranked in the top 50.
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children's hospital in Indiana.
  • Six hospitals are designated as Magnet┬« hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care.
  • IU Health Transplant is the only comprehensive transplant program in Indiana and one of the nation's largest solid-organ transplant center.
  • With more than 200 physician researchers leading the way to new treatments, IU Health Simon Cancer Center is Indiana's only National Cancer Institute-designated patient care center.
  • Indiana University Health is one of the largest employers in Indiana

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is a place of hope and healing for children and their families. As Indiana's only comprehensive children's hospital, we provide compassionate inpatient and outpatient care to more than 300,000 children each year. Additionally, our relationship with Indiana University Health and our affiliation with the Indiana University School of Medicine mean that we always have the most up-to-date research and innovative therapies close at hand. With 300 private inpatient rooms, our new 10-story Simon Family Tower ensures that we can continue to deliver high-quality pediatric healthcare while enhancing patient and family satisfaction.

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, with pediatric specialists in every field of medicine and surgery, offers one of the nation's largest outpatient care facilities for children, the world's largest pediatric sleep disorders center and one of the nation's largest three autism treatment centers. Here, the youngest patients are treated in an environment of excellence.

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is ranked among the nation's top children's hospitals by Child magazine and is Indiana's top and only nationally ranked children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health has been nationally ranked in nine pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report, including 2 specialties in the top 5 and 4 specialties in the top 15. Today, Riley at IU Health is the 6th largest children's hospital in the country and is staffed by IU School of Medicine physicians.

The Riley Children's Foundation is committed to improving the health and well-being of children through philanthropic leadership in support of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and its research programs.

With a continued commitment and a bold approach to diversity and inclusion, we are the place where many voices and perspectives come together to improve the health of our communities today and in the future.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

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