Department Name: 7H655:PEDIATRICS - ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky is currently seeking a faculty member to provide quality subspecialty care to patients . The division's responsibilities lie in the area of primary care, secondary care for children with problems that fall within the area of expertise of practicing physicians and tertiary care these patients.
This position will be located in the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes Center, which offers comprehensive evaluations and treatment plans to support the primary care provider in managing the care of patients with diabetes. The services offered include: consultation with expert diabetologists, coordination of care for diabetes complications screening and management, and comprehensive patient education plans.
The selected candidate will provide patient care to children and adolescents, as well as attend traveling diabetes clinics. The faculty member will also serve as an attending physician for the pediatric endocrinology service, supervising a team of students and residents, to provide on-call coverage. In addition, this position will also contribute to the education of future physicians by supervising students and residents assigned to pediatric inpatient and outpatient services. Research and academic opportunities are also available.
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates shall have evidence of capability and effectiveness as a practitioner, a teacher and clinical researcher in Pediatric Endocrinology. In addition, qualified candidates shall have evidence of potential for growth as a supervisor, teacher, and practitioner.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD, DO or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Completion of Pediatric Residency and Fellowship from an accredited program.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board eligible/certified in Pediatrics and Endocrinology.
Current licensure, or eligibility for licensure, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
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