The Department of Pediatrics at The University of Wisconsin is recruiting an exceptional Newborn Nursery Hospitalist to join our Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery. We are looking for candidates with a track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions as demonstrated through training and/or practice experience. Providing clinical care, teaching, and execution of scholarly activities is expected on the CT and CHS track.
The UW Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant academic department comprising over 200 faculty in seventeen subspecialty divisions. The Department promotes and enhances the health of children through outstanding clinical care, exemplary education of pediatric trainees, performance of cutting edge research and vigorous advocacy.
The Division of Neonatology & Newborn Nursery promotes the health and well-being of the newborn. The Newborn Nursery Hospitalist Group provides preventive care, management of newborn medical problems that do not require intensive care, and breastfeeding support. Research interests include breastfeeding medicine, care of infants exposed to substances before birth, early identification of CMV, management of hypoglycemia, hyperbilirubinemia, and neonatal infections and methods of maternal-infant health care. Our mission includes education of trainees, supporting the community with opportunities for continuing education (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), and advancing the medical care of our patients via basic, clinical, and translational research. Our goals are to become a nationally recognized center for providing care that is consistent with current clinical evidence while at the same time paving the way for outstanding care in the future based upon developing innovative approaches to the care of the newborn of the 21st century.
The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics continues to be a leader among pediatric departments in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). The recently released 2021 rankings lists the Department of Pediatrics as No. 7 in the nation with $37.5 million in funding from the NIH. The department has continued to rise in national rankings of research dollars, up from No. 31 in 2012, and it has ranked in the top 13 for five years straight.
A competitive salary and benefit package is provided, including generous academic support. UW- Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
If hired on the CHS track: Approximately 70-80% time will be spent in the clinical care of newborns admitted to the largest level1 nursery in the state of Wisconsin. Clinical care includes- * Attending high risk deliveries of infants greater than 35 weeks gestational age * Admitting, daily rounds and discharging newborns cared for on the UW Newborn Hospitalist Service. * Providing consults for other medical groups caring for newborns at UnityPoint Health-Meriter Hospital * Performing circumcisions and frenotomies for our patient population Approximately 5-10% of time will be spent on teaching activities including: * Medical education of pediatric residents, pediatric hospitalist fellows and medical students Approximately 10-15% of time will be spent on clinical research and scholarly activities
If hired on the CT track: Approximately 90-95% time will be spent in the clinical care of newborns admitted to the largest level1 nursery in the state of Wisconsin. Clinical care includes- * Attending high risk deliveries of infants greater than 35 weeks gestational age * Admitting, daily rounds and discharging newborns cared for on the UW Newborn Hospitalist Service. * Providing consults for other medical groups caring for newborns at UnityPoint Health Hospital * Performing circumcisions and frenotomies for our patient population Approximately 5-10% of time will be spent on teaching activities including: * Medical education of pediatric residents, pediatric hospitalist fellows and medical students
Academic duties and responsibilities beyond baseline faculty expectations will depend on individual interests and expertise. The Department of Pediatrics, the School of Medicine and Public Health, and the University of Wisconsin offer an exceptional environment in which to establish and grow a robust academic career.
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Required Terminal Degree MD, DO, or equivalent is required
*Completion of an ACGME-approved pediatric residency program is required. *Experience in an academic medical setting preferred. Candidates must possess clinical and academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank at the Clinician-Teacher (CT) track or Clinical Health Sciences (CHS) track that have been previously established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines. Appointment as Associate Professor or full Professor will require that candidate's credentials meet criteria for rank established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.
Clinician-Teacher (CT) track faculty provide service through the provision of patient care as their primary responsibility. Medical student and resident education within the context of the clinical practice is expected. Clinician-teacher faculty may participate in research such as through the accrual of patients to clinical trials. Service may also be part of the role of the C-T track faculty, through participation in the governance of the department and the School of Medicine and Public Health, and through medical community service.
Clinical Health Sciences (CHS) track faculty contribute to the SMPH missions through a scholarly approach to patient care, teaching and/or research.
License/certification: *Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical licensure. *Board certification or board eligibility in Pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics is required. *Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
APRIL 01, 2023
Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months)
The Community: Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub, 2020), #2 Best City for Biking (People for Bikes, 2020), #4 Fittest City in the U.S. (ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020), #4 Greenest City in the US (Zippia, 2020), #1 Best Place to Retire (Money, 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), and #1 Best College Football Town in America (Sports Illustrated, 2019).
Madison's technology economy is growing rapidly, and the region is home to the headquarters of Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, American Girl (Mattel), Sub-Zero, and Lands' End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and health systems startups.
The city of Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison acknowledge that they occupy ancestral Ho-Chunk land. The School of Medicine and Public Health recognizes the health inequities faced by Native communities and pledges to learn more and take action across all of its missions.
Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts.
The city has a dedicated athletics fan base which largely centers around the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is home to Forward Madison FC, the first professional soccer team in the city, as well as the Madison Mallards, a college wood-bat summer baseball league team.
Marquee endurance sports and specialty sporting events include Ironman, Reebok CrossFit Games, Madison Marathon, and many national and international championship competitions.
This vacancy is being offered on two different tracks: CHS or CT, which allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider clinical teacher faculty candidates with or without research credentials for this non-tenure-track position.
This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.
The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.
Applicants for this position will be considered for the titles listed in this posting. The title is determined by the experience and qualifications of the finalist.
How to Apply:
The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 20, 2023, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following: * Current CV * Cover letter detailing 1) Your interest in this position 2) Your experience in Neonatal (Newborn Nursery) Hospital Medicine, and 3) How you would support and engage in a diverse, inclusive, equitable and anti-racist culture and environment in the Department of Pediatrics.
Clinical Professor(IC009) or Clinical Associate Professor(IC010) or Clinical Assistant Professor(IC011) or Professor (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)
A536784-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/NEWBORN NURS
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other basis as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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