The Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital invites applications for Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Co-Director of the Heart Center at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. Candidates with a track record of academic scholarly work in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the level of Associate Professor or Professor are encouraged to apply. Rank and Track will be determined according to the qualifications of the candidate; a tenured position is available for those who qualify. Candidates must be diplomats of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (or equivalent) and Congenital Heart Surgery Sub-specialty Certified with documentation of high quality safety and clinical outcomes. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of clinical and academic leadership in neonatal and infant cardiac surgery, pediatric heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices, and adult congenital cardiac surgery. Responsibilities include building and co-leading an interdisciplinary team to deliver clinical excellence and provide exemplary patient and family experience. The incumbent will be expected to create a collaborative and inclusive work culture. As an academic medical center, our leaders are expected to model innovative care through research, clinical studies and trials. Mentorship of early career faculty, active participation in departmental and interdisciplinary activities, research, and teaching of medical students, general surgery residents and cardiothoracic surgery fellows is expected.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We encourage nominations of and applications from women and people of color, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
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Candidates must be diplomats of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (or equivalent) and Congenital Heart Surgery Sub-specialty Certified with documentation of high quality safety and clinical outcomes
The ideal candidate will have a strong record of clinical and academic leadership in neonatal and infant cardiac surgery, pediatric heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices, and adult congenital cardiac surgery
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure
Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.
Internal Number: 340552
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