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 (NCC) seeks a full time Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist to join the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care at Nemours/ A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.
The ideal candidate should be Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Critical Care. Individuals who are Board eligible or certified in Pediatric Cardiology and/or Pediatric Anesthesia with additional training or experience in cardiac critical care will also be considered. This position includes an academic appointment at the Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College at an academic rank commensurate with experience and performance.
Cardiac Intensivists are central members to our integrated practice unit comprised of cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, nurses, physician assistants, and allied healthcare providers. Our center is in a dedicated physical plant consisting of a 14 bed Cardiac ICU, a 17 bed Inpatient Unit, a Pre and Post Procedure Unit, a dedicated cardiac OR and a catheterization lab, all within close proximity to each other.
NCC personnel function within a unique organizational structure, which, in addition to providing high value (quality/cost) care, results in a high level of satisfaction for patients, their families and the Center’s heath care team. Our program was recently awarded a Three Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, which recognizes units for their exceptional outcomes. Our hospital is consistently ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals by US News and World Report and our Cardiac Center serves as a Center of Excellence within the Nemours organization.
Our intensivists care for a broad spectrum of congenital and acquired heart disease including those requiring complex neonatal cardiac repairs, mechanical support (VAD’s, E-CPR, ECCS and ECMO), cardiac transplantation, and innovative lymphatic procedures. Training of pediatric critical care, neonatal and cardiology subspecialty residents and fellows as well as participation in quality improvement, national registries, and multi-institutional studies are considered part of our Center’s academic mission.
Located in the North East corridor, our hospital provides limitless cultural and professional opportunities given its easy access and proximity to major metropolitan areas while being nestled in the bucolic Brandywine Valley.
Interested candidates should forward a letter of intent and curriculum vitae to:
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.