Children’s National Health System is the only health system designed for kids in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. It is the premier provider of pediatric care in the region and the only freestanding children’s hospital between Philadelphia and Atlanta. It has a community-based pediatric network, seven regional outpatient centers, an ambulatory surgery center, two emergency rooms, an acute care hospital, and collaborations throughout the region. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care. Its team of pediatric healthcare professionals treats more than 300,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation, and the world.
The chief is responsible for all facets of the division’s administration and operations. The division is currently experiencing growth, with increased demand for high-quality critical care. Therefore, the chief will be expected to recruit both faculty and staff. The chief is responsible for securing academic appointments for new faculty, directing the academic advancement of current faculty through the Appointment, Promotions, and Tenure process, as well as interfacing with CNHS Human Resources Department for all personnel-related issues. The chief is also expected to work closely with the Children’s Research Institute (CRI). The successful candidate will be proposed for faculty appointment as a full professor in the George Washington University Department of Pediatrics.
- Medical degree and board certification in pediatric critical care medicine.
- Demonstrated track record of scholarly excellence
- Accomplished academic record sufficient to fulfill the George Washington University criteria for full professor level faculty appointment.
- Experience leading an ICU or critical care division.
- Excellent communication skills.
- An interest in neurocritical care is strongly desired.