UNIV - General Pediatrics Division Director - Pediatrics: General

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 1/25/2024
Description

Job Description Summary

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and The Dr. Charles P. Darby Jr. Department of Pediatrics seeks the next Director of the Division of General Pediatrics!  This exciting opportunity will allow a qualified candidate to lead a successful academic general pediatric division that is growing its clinical and research footprint

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Faculty

Cost Center

CC001020 COM PEDS General Pediatrics CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00


Pay Range

$0 - $0 - $0

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and The Dr. Charles P. Darby Jr. Department of Pediatrics seeks the next Director of the Division of General Pediatrics!  This exciting opportunity will allow a qualified candidate to lead a successful academic general pediatric division that is growing its clinical and research footprint. The MUSC Division of General Pediatrics is a strong academic general pediatric division with 15 faculty, 10 of whom completed clinical research fellowship training. Division extramural funding for the current academic year exceeds $900,000. The division is represented in leadership positions in pediatric professional organizations such as the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). All faculty have active research or programmatic activities and routinely present at national meetings. Current practice sites include the pediatric residency continuity clinic, the Level I Newborn Nursery, and 2 community sites, one of which is in MUSC’s Summey Medical Pavilion, a pediatric multispecialty ambulatory hub in North Charleston, SC. The Division anticipates adding two additional community clinical sites and at least 4 faculty in the next 36 months.

Ideal Candidates:

  • Qualified for Associate or Professor rank in Pediatrics or Pediatrics/Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified by the ABP
  • Commitment to MUSC’s educational missions
  • Eligible for licensure in South Carolina
  • Record of achievement in individual research or scholarship
  • Demonstrated success in developing clinical, research, or educational programs in an academic health center
  • Record of mentoring trainees and/or junior faculty
  • Budgetary experience leading a clinical, research, or educational entity that would translate well to supervising a large division

Opportunity Details:

  • Interacts with other Division Directors, Vice Chairs, and the Chair to grow the Division’s activities in the region and in MUSC’s Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital
  • Participates in Patient-Centered Medical Home activities
  • Displays a strong commitment to Evidence-Based Medicine and Quality Improvement in teaching and practice
  • Shares call with existing General Pediatrics faculty members, to include weekend nursery and circumcision coverage

MUSC Offerings:

  • Relocation assistance
  • Competitive pay and signing bonus
  • Excellent retirement options, including a pension and optional tax-deferred contributions
  • Sovereign immunity malpractice coverage
  • 22 days of annual leave, 15 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Qualified Employer

MUSC is located in Charleston, SC, frequently named one of the best places in America to live. If charming, historic, vibrant, cultural, and coastal are adjectives that you find appealing, it’s all here.  In Charleston, you might find yourself dining at a world-class restaurant tonight and relaxing on a boat as you explore our many waterways tomorrow. You might stroll along cobblestone streets, amidst centuries old homes by day and attend a jazz concert by night. Charleston is a place where you can live your life to its fullest.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Administration | Healthcare & Public Health

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