Children’s Hospital Los Angeles seeks 4 board certified/board eligible general pediatricians to join the Division of Critical Care Medicine as our clinical services expand with the opening of the Page Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, an 18 bed combined intensive care unit. The unit is scheduled to open this Summer (2020) to care for critically ill patients with a variety of diagnosis that include acute respiratory failure, sepsis, acute kidney injury and various post-operative diagnosis. The ideal candidate will have had training or experience in the intensive care environment, function well in a high volume/high acuity situations and demonstrate an ability for effective collaboration in our multi-professional team model of care.
The hospitalist will join an intensivist led team and be responsible for the direct provision of night coverage providing clinical care to include assessment, diagnosis, as well as implementation and coordination of the care plan. Night call responsibilities will be supported by 24/7 in house attending intensivist presence. The hospitalist will also have an opportunity to participate in quality and process improvement initiatives within the ICU, educational and professional development opportunities and engagement with the many trainees that comprise our clinical and academic environment. CHLA is committed to attracting well-qualified applicants to this position. We value diversity and continue to build a culturally diverse workforce that best reflects the patients and families we serve. All underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Please send CV to:
Jose A. Pineda, MD MSCI Chief, Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
Internal Number: PPICU-2020
About Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine
Our Division provides services for two intensive care units – the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), an integral part of The Heart Institute.
Our faculty includes 20 board-certified pediatric intensivists. Several are double board-certified in anesthesiology in addition to their training in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care.
In addition, we are spearheading an international effort to design and support critical care practice through the Virtual Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (vPICU), with its informatics and telecommunications support for pediatric critical care.