Faculty Physician – Pediatric Palliative Care (Assistant or Associate Professor – Academic or Master

University of Minnesota

North America , USA


Ending On: 20 Sep 2019 Closed


Job Description

We are looking for Faculty Physician – Pediatric Palliative Care (Assistant or Associate Professor – Academic or Master


Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: Salary: Competitive
Location: USA
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As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full time board certified/eligible Pediatric Palliative Care Physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on an academic or master clinician track (track to be determined by qualification and interest) to join our Pediatric Advanced and Complex Care Team (PAACT). Our system wide palliative care program is recognized nationally as a leader in the field, with clinical programs in several hospitals and outpatient clinics. The program also includes palliative medicine and palliative social work fellowships.

About the Appointment:

+ This position will include clinical duties working in/at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital including a palliative care clinic site. This physician will also have the opportunity to work in the community in our health system's Medicare certified pediatric hospice and home care program.

+ Populations include pediatric oncology, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, and cardiovascular disease.

+ The provider will join an established program with opportunities for continued program development.

+ Additional responsibilities will include participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, clinical practice through UMPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and your profession.

+ This position will include clinical services in both inpatient and ambulatory settings, along with teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.

+ The position will require supervising, mentoring and teaching medical students, residents and fellows along with other curriculum development responsibilities.

+ The successful candidate will participate in research projects and other academic/scholarly activities either as a collaborator or independent researcher, and participate in faculty development activities tailored to the candidate's career interests and goals.

+ Educational responsibilities include supervision, instruction, and mentoring of fellows, residents, and medical students as well as a dedicated team of advance practice providers.

+ University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital was ranked highest in the Twin Cities area in five specialties: pulmonology, nephrology, GI and Gastric Surgery, neonatology, and diabetes and endocrinology.

+ Pediatric Palliative Care

+ Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate's area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research.

+ Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.

About the Department:

The Department of Pediatrics is a large academic department with over 100 full-time faculty and ranks in the top 10 nationally in NIH funding. Children are cared for at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, opened in 2011.


+ Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric Palliative Care fellowship training program.

+ Board eligible/certified in Pediatric Palliative Care

+ Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.

+ Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota

+ Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges

+ Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Exception team player skills and priority of patient service

+ Detail oriented and self-motivated

+ Education focused and a creative problem-solver

Additional Requirements:

An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site. https://hr.myu.umn.edu/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&ACTION=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&


Information about benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits & https://mphysicians.org/careers.

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.

Greater Minneapolis - St. Paul Metropolitan Area

U.S. News & World Report Ranking

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Minnesota Department of Education

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

UMPhysicians has deep roots in the University of Minnesota Medical School, which has trained physicians since 1888. In 1997, 18 separate practice groups of physicians at the University united to form University of Minnesota Physicians.

Today UMPhysicians is an independent nonprofit governed by a board of directors. We own and manage more than 50 specialty clinics and five family medicine clinics and employ more than 900 physicians and 1,600 health professionals and staff. UMPhysicians contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the Medical School's research and education priorities.

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