Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Anesthesia is opening a search to fill a faculty vacancy to perform critical care duties supporting one of our partner Departments (Surgery) within IUSM in addition to participating in their own clinical activities within Anesthesia. This individual will also serve as The Medical Director for the Cardiothoracic Surgical ICU will provide leadership, develop policies, procedures and protocols for patient care and collaborate across multiple departments and divisions at Methodist Hospital.
Candidates must meet criteria for appointment at rank per IU School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the respective track. This is a dually employed position with IUSM and Indiana University Health Physicians (IUHP). The work as Medical Director will be performed at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital and the Anesthesia work will be performed at Indiana University Health Hospital, both located in downtown Indianapolis. Ideal candidates must have an interest in the education of students, residents and fellows who rotate through the unit and be willing to foster research activity in the unit including clinical trials. The incumbent must be at ease working with a multidisciplinary team in a collaborative fashion managing the critically ill patient.
IU Health Methodist Hospital is a growing cardiac, heart failure and transplant center and the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is a 34-bed (with growth capacity) unit that treats acute and chronic critically ill patients with a wide variety of cardiac diseases and multi-organ dysfunction. The Surgical Director will develop practice standards and oversee quality metrics for the unit and lead monthly performance improvement meetings. This role will work in partnership with the Nursing director and Lead APP to oversee ongoing professional development programs for nursing staff and APPs.
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
Candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Cardiac Anesthesiology.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience. He or she will oversee a team of five dedicated intensivists and will work in a dyad leadership role with the Surgical Director of the CVICU which will be one of our current CV Surgeons. This role will lead a team intensivists and Advanced Practice Providers dedicated to the CV Surgery Intensive Care Unit. Critical care leadership experience in an academic medical center is preferred. This position will report to the CMO along with the Cardiovascular Surgery Service Line Leader and/or Academic Chief.
Department Contact for Questions:
Cheri Kay Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesia firstname.lastname@example.org (317) 274-2866
OAA #: IUSM008542016
Internal Number: 9648
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