As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Nemours Cardiac Center at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children is seeking a Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.
Candidates should be ABP Certified in Pediatric Critical Care and, ideally, have additional training/certification in Cardiology or Anesthesiology.
This position includes an academic appointment at Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College at an academic rank commensurate with experience and performance.
This individual will serve as Medical Director for the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, functioning within an Integrated Practice Unit (IPU), unifying cardiovascular surgeons, intensivists, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, midlevel and allied practitioners in a dedicated physical plant. This organizational structure (IPU) promotes a high level of satisfaction for patients, families and employees. The Nemours Cardiac Center was recently awarded a Three Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for our exceptional outcomes. Additionally, A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children is consistently ranked as one of the top Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report in Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and 6 other Specialties.
The Division Chief will lead a multi-disciplined critical care team working collaboratively within the organization to maintain our superb outcomes. This individual will foster the academic productivity and professional development of its faculty, train pediatric critical care, neonatal and cardiology fellows, and continue our participation in national registries and quality improvement initiatives.
Located in the North East corridor, A.I. DuPont Hospital provides limitless cultural and professional opportunities. Its easy access and proximity to major metropolitan areas while being nestled in the bucolic Brandywine Valley make this an ideal location for any lifestyle.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.