Inova L.J Murphy Children's Hospital is seeking candidates for the position of Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Candidates are preferred to be board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Critical Care; although, certification in one of these areas with additional experience in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care should also apply. Applicants should be eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience.
The Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiac ICU will possess both strong clinical and leadership skills. He/she will have direct oversight of the clinical care provided within the Pediatric Cardiac ICU. The position will not only be responsible for the CICU, but will also coordinate with the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Medical Director where appropriate. He/she will additionally serve as a leader within the stepdown unit. This individual will serve as the direct supervisor of the cardiac intensive care unit physicians, as well as the pediatric cardiac critical care nurse practitioners. This individual will report to the Chairman of Pediatrics with additional reporting to the Co-Directors of the Pediatric Heart Program. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, as is teaching experience. Faculty positions within affiliated teaching institutions will also be included in the role.
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's best hospitals for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, the Congenital Heart Program at Inova Children's Hospital has been caring for the children of Northern Virginia and the Greater Washington Region for more than 25 years. Each year, the program is responsible for more than 550 procedures. In addition to providing care for children with complex congenital anomalies, the program is able to provide a lifetime of care as part of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, which includes the Adult Congenital Program. Inova Children's Hospital consistently outperforms national benchmarks in surgical survival, surgical site infections, and hospital acquired infections. The cardiac ICU is an 8 bed CICU, expanding to a 12 bed CICU in 2022 and in addition has a 22-bed step down unit. The Director of the Cardiac ICU will report to both the Chair of Pediatrics as well as the Co-Directors of the Heart Center.
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.