The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque is seeking pediatric anesthesia-trained anesthesiologists for full-time Clinician Educator Track, Assistant/Associate/Professor to teach and practice at UNM Children’s Hospital. The Department of Anesthesiology comprises of 50 faculty anesthesiologists, 31 residents, 6 fellows, and 41 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists/Anesthesiology Assistants covering 28 operating rooms, and 7 NORA locations, and perform 24,000+ anesthesia cases a year.
Protected academic time is offered to pursue educational, quality, service, or research interests with supporting infrastructure. Leadership opportunities are available within the Division, Department and at the University level. Faculty development program including formal mentorship is available to help launch your academic career. Department is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusiveness and equal opportunity.
Our pediatric anesthesiologists work closely with pediatric medicine and surgical specialists in a collegial environment that fosters collaboration. The UNM Hospitals through the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, provide over 7,000 anesthetics per year to the children of New Mexico. UNM Children’s Hospital is State’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and a quaternary medical referral center. It is States only 52 bedded level IV Neonatal ICU and 20 bedded Pediatric ICU with Level I Trauma Center. At UNM School of Medicine we are committed to providing a superior training to our young physicians while providing excellent care to New Mexico’s most vulnerable patients.
New Mexico is a great place to live, raise a family and pursue an exciting career. Known as the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico hosts an abundance of unparalleled natural beauties and scenic vistas from mountain hikes, bike trails, backpacking around lakes, rivers and fresh water springs. Extinct volcanos form a breathtaking landscape around the state. During winters spectacular ski resorts in Santa Fe and Taos region are a driving distance. Temperate climate allows you to enjoy all four seasons in the great New Mexico outdoors. Albuquerque’s Sandia Mountain and its summit provides hikers with a stunning birds-eye view of the city, especially around sunrise and sunset. New Mexico is considered to be one of the oldest wines producing regions in the Americas and is home to an actively growing brewing community with emerging microbreweries. New Mexican cuisine with fusion of Spanish, Native American and Mexican flavors is a delight of Southwestern United States. Albuquerque is home to yearly International Balloon Fiesta, a nine-day hot air balloon festival, one of the largest in the world.
Must hold unrestricted State of New Mexico medical license by time of hire
Must have a M.D. or equivalent
Must be Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology or within three years of residency and active in the certification process by time of hire
Completed Pediatric Fellowship
Ability to work with Residents, Medical Students, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists/Anesthesiology Assistant's and do solo cases
Ability to Cover Clinical Call at the Children’s Hospital
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
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Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter. The cover letter must address reasons for interest in the position and how experience meets the preferred qualifications for this position. All application materials should be submitted via UNMJobs. Please visit this website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ and reference Posting Number: Req22350. Direct further questions to Dr. Chris Arndt, CArndt@salud.unm.edu.