Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine is seeking a board certified or board eligible pediatrician for a permanent full-time faculty position as a pediatric hospitalist for its community site. Join a group of dedicated physicians who provide newborn and pediatric care in a community setting, educate medical students and family medicine residents, and are leaders in quality improvement and patient safety. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and clinical skills, have experience working in the community setting, have strong delivery room skills and have an interest in medical education. We offer a diverse clinical experience, including delivery room care, well newborn care, inpatient pediatric care and consultation in the emergency department. In-hospital 24-hour shifts allow flexibility of schedule. MacNeal Hospital is a 347-bed community hospital located in Berwyn, Illinois, 10 miles west of Chicago and is 4 miles away from Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital. Inpatient pediatrics includes 10 floor beds, and a Level 2 Nursery with a neonatologist available for critical deliveries.
Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital is a 125-bed tertiary care pediatric “hospital within a hospital” which consists of 50 neonatal intensive care beds, 25 newborn bassinets, 14 pediatric intensive care beds, 36 general inpatient and intermediate-care beds, providing care to a large multicultural population. The Department of Pediatrics is comprised of approximately 90 full-time faculty members devoted to the care of children and adolescents from birth to 21 years of age. Our faculty includes pediatric medical and surgical specialists as well as community based primary care physicians. Nursing care is delivered by a staff certified Magnet status since 2008, in a patient-centered environment. The residency training program consists of 30 categorical pediatric and 16 medicine-pediatrics resident trainees.
Graduating pediatric hospital medicine fellows are encouraged to apply. The position offers an immediate start with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an academic appointment at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.
Interested candidates should address cover letter and CV to Jerold Stirling, MD, Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, and email to Katie Delaney, Physician Recruitment Office, at Katie.Delaney@luhs.org as well as apply online at www.careers.luc.edu.
Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug free and smoke free workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 547-licensed-bed quaternary hospital in Maywood, Illinois that includes the William G. & Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its academic affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Loyola has 7,221 employees including 859 physicians, 491 residents and 108 fellows. Loyola is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in Illinois and is currently ranked No. 4 in the state by both U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek. LUMC is part of Loyola Medicine, a three-hospital system that includes LUMC, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and MacNeal Hospital, as well as convenient locations offering primary care, specialty care and immediate care services from more than 1,800 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Loyola Medicine is part of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation with 92 hospitals in 22 states.