The University of Kentucky is currently seeking a faculty member provide inpatient care services in the Pediatric Neonatology Intensive Unit. This position will primarily be responsible for directing patient care to admitted patients, writing daily progress notes, submitting clinical charges, and overseeing fellow residents, neonatal nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and ancillary staff in providing care.
This position will participate in night and weekend on-call coverage as assigned by the clinical division chief, and providing individual teaching to pediatric residents and other health care professionals participating in the care of patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, this position will attend regional, national, and/or international scientific meetings and serve on Children's Hospital and College of Medicine committees as needed.
The Kentucky Children’s Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky’s only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. In addition, this facility houses more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. The NICU is a 66-bed unit providing Level IV and intermediate care for the newborn. It provides a neonatal transport team that utilizes the Kentucky Children's Hospital ambulance, a mobile neonatal unit, and serves as a regional neonatal transport center serving Eastern and Central Kentucky.
Our NICU is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology to give every at-risk newborn the best possible care. Patient care strategies within the NICU include infant therapy and high frequency ventilation for preemies with breathing disorders.
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Rank will be determined based on qualifications for the position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until filled.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization
can be accepted.