DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Department of Anesthesia
SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Anesthesiologist-In-Chief
TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE'S DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE'S INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide safe and effective patient care as a member of the Cardiac Anesthesia program. This clinician will be an employee of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), but will be supporting the collaboration between CCHMC and UK Healthcare. As such, this individual will provide clinical care in both Cincinnati, Ohio and Lexington, Kentucky.
Actively participates in the training and education of residents, fellows and other trainees. Makes significant contributions to clinical service. Demonstrates a commitment to clinical scholarship through participation in clinical research and publication. Contributes to the service/administrative activities of the Department/Division.
Provide safe, effective and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Make significant contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care. Develop and maintain local and regional recognition by peers and patients as an authority in the field. Develop a wide local and regional referral base for subspecialist. Develop clinical skills or programs that are local or regionally distinctive. Applies clinical skills that are clinically sound, effective and achieve exceptional patient outcomes. Provides consultative services to other physicians and clinical providers within the medical center to establish a coordinated care plan for each patient. Integrates innovative approaches to patient care. Serve in a role in establishing the clinical direction of the specific clinical field. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment, and discontinuation of care. Monitor appropriateness of therapeutic management and care. Improve patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.
·Teaching and Training
Play an important role in a major teaching or clinical training program(s). Supervise the patient care of assigned residents and fellows. Teaches and supervises the patient care of assigned medical students, residents and fellows, monitoring the quality of care provided to ensure safe and effective treatment. Contributions may include: ongoing recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor; assume an important or lead role in a major teaching or clinical training program; invited to participate in local and regional educational opportunities; participate in and may lead the development or direction of educational program, curricular offerings and teaching materials; participates in curriculum committee or other education related committees. Serve as a role model within the department in mentoring students and trainees. Serve as consult to other faculty and community physicians. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars.
·Service and/or Administration
Participates in program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: make significant contributes to the development of a unique programs for patient care of educational purposes; or take a significant role in the direction of an academic division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or significant participation in performance improvement programs or on divisional, departmental, or Medical Staff committees (i.e. RPT, IRB); participates in local or regional clinical affairs through membership in clinical societies or specialty governing boards. Provides faculty coverage as needed within the department. May take a role in the development of departmental policies, procedures and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Assist in the development and implementation of long and short term goals and objectives and ensures that they are appropriate to the Division. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers.
Participates in scholarly activities as evidenced by: publication of clinical investigation, clinical observations, reviews, chapters or books; participation in clinical trials, and/or clinical investigations; reviews manuscripts. Develop research programs in area of clinical specialty. Demonstrate effectiveness in securing grant funding of research initiatives and programs. Assist in the development and growth of new externally funded research initiatives. Publish and/or co-author findings and conclusions resulting from research in a timely fashion. Presents findings internally. Assist in the design and implementation of programs which evaluates the efficacy of treatment. Recommend approaches for improvement activities, recommend and perform new processes, collect and measure data, develop processes based on performance and communicate results.
Skills & Competencies
Knowledge of growth and development
Understands and support family-centered care
·Clinical Knowledge - Specialty
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Knowledge and skill in patient and/or family education
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree
·Specialized training in pediatric & congenital cardiac anesthesia
·Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license
·Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services offices
·Completion of all required pre-employment activities
·Associate Professor appointment or eligibility required
·Generally requires a minimum of five years of service at the Assistant Professor rank Preferred: