Specific Title: Medical Director, NeuroNICU and Neurodevelopmental Follow-up Program
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a qualified candidate to become medical director of a combined NeuroNICU and High-Risk Neonatal Follow-Up program. This is a well-established program currently following over 700 high-risk infants and families.
James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, home to the Division, currently has a 60 bed Level IV NICU. This unit receives 600 admissions per year, of whom 175 are less than 1.5 kg birth weight. The Division hosts an active NeuroNICU for infants with neurologic disease, including those requiring 24/7 video EEG telemetric monitoring and total body hypothermia. The NICU also hosts an active group of Pediatric General and Cardiovascular surgeons and an active ECMO service.
High-risk deliveries (250/year) are currently conducted at the affiliated IU Health Methodist Hospital, with plans to conduct these deliveries within Riley Hospital in the next 2 years.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.
Candidates should possess an MD, or equivalent, and are expected to be trained and/or experienced in neonatal neurobehavioral development and follow-up. Candidates should have a clear academic focus with potential for development of a fundable research program in the general area of high-risk neonatal follow-up and development. Areas of academic focus could include but are not limited to: a.Neurodevelopmental outcomes b.Outcomes for infants with post discharge medical problems c.Outcomes of infants with serious genetic, surgical, or cardiovascular defects d.Health services research, including systems analysis, financing, or public policy
Department Contact for Questions:
Edward A. Liechty MD Professor of Pediatrics Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine | Department of Pediatrics 699 Riley Hospital Drive, RR 208, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Office: 317.274.4715 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM004242016
Internal Number: 6322
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.