at University of Illinois at Chicago in Peoria, Illinois, United States
(Search Extended Through 7/24/2023)
Hiring Department: UICOMP-Pediatrics
Location: Peoria, IL USA
Requisition ID: 1014996
Posting Close Date: 7/24/2023
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois,
College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP), is seeking Assistant/
Associate/Professor for multiple positions to assist the department teach and
train medical students, residents and fellows in Pediatrics and Pediatric
Nephrology. The Department will support candidates with research focus and
provide protected time for research and additional funding support. We also
have resources for faculty career development. Clinical duties include
assisting the department provide patient care in the hospital and outpatient
clinics and perform administrative duties and University service as assigned.
Requirements are an MD/DO degree or its foreign equivalent, eligible for an
Illinois medical license, and Board certification or eligibility for certification
in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. Some travel may be required between
The ideal candidate will be joining a pediatric nephrologist
and one Nurse practitioner in a division that provides full range of inpatient
and outpatient pediatric nephrology services including all standard forms of
dialysis therapy and plasma exchange. Our goal short term goal is to have a
Division with three faculty (positons already approved). Current specialty
clinics include Hypertension clinic with ability to provide ABPM and
Bone/metabolic disorder clinic in collaboration with Pediatric Endocrinology.
You will do Collaborative work with our transplant surgeons in caring for
kidney transplant recipients, including 2-4 new transplant every year. Inpatient
call schedule will be 1:3 rotation. As the Division grows we anticipate
additional provider recruitment.
The primary teaching hospital of the UICOMP is the OSF
Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois, a tertiary care facility serving a
37 county region with a population base of over two million. Children's
Hospital provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU
and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. Children's Hospital is a
major medical facility with 136 beds and a 32 bed critical care unit and the
only Level 1 trauma center in Illinois outside of Chicago.
The Jump Trading Simulation Education Center, a state of the
art simulation facility with over 40,000 square feet of space for faculty and
other resources, is a joint venture between UICOMP and Children's Hospital and
is located on the OSF campus. There are existing opportunities for artificial
intelligence and machine learning related research and we have strong
collaborative ties with University of Illinois Urbana Champaign computer
Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system
and an excellent benefits package available including vacations, sick
time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan.
Provide diagnostic and treatment services to children with conditions affecting the kidney or urinary tract, bladder problems, or high blood pressure.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide diagnostic and treatment services to children with conditions affecting the kidney or urinary tract, bladder problems, or high blood pressure. Coordinate the efforts of related professionals to assure continuous availability of services. Monitor and take steps to enhance the quality of nephrology services delivered at UICOMP Department of Pediatrics and at UICOMP's main clinical partner, Children's Hospital of Illinois.
Develop and work on educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to pediatric nephrology.
Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the Nephrology Service.
Perform administrative duties and University service as assigned.
Some travel may be required between healthcare facilities.
MD degree or foreign equivalent.
Eligible for Illinois Physician License.
Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.
For fullest consideration please submit your application by 5/15/20233:
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