Organization

Medical College of Georgia

Location

Augusta, GA

Date Posted

May 1, 2024

The Medical College of Georgia (MCG) is the state of Georgia’s only public medical school and ranks nationally as the 8th largest U.S. medical school by enrollment. The impact spans from its founding nearly 200 years ago, in 1828, as one of the nation’s first medical schools to its current role optimizing health and health care in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery and service.

MCG’s, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine within the Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking faculty members to add to our growing program and clinical enterprise. This institution became another member of the Wellstar Health System Fall of 2023, but the program is very well established in its academic mission with the states’ medical school on the same clinical campus.

Description

We are seeking candidates with a proven track record in clinical care, research, and education. Rank is dependent on training and experience. This opportunity will not only be the start of a new adventure to highlight already developed strengths but to additionally begin a potential path in leadership either in academics or the clinical arena.  We are open to developing a position that suits your needs. Candidates with experience in clinical, educational or ultrasound leadership are encouraged to apply. Competitive salary and benefits are commensurate with other institutions in the Southeast. We will be filling position(s) as soon as July 2024.

Requirements

  • PEM Fellowship- trained MD or DO degree with board certification/eligibility in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
  • Experience or proven capabilities in administration/educational leadership positions and teaching residents.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively & work with members of the academic & clinical community.
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to teamwork.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in interpersonal and group communication that reflect a commitment to cultural diversity.
  • Evidence of scholarly works and research experience.

Who are we:

  • Thirteen faculty either EM/Ped dual boarded or PEM fellowship boarded.
  • 30,000 pediatric visits
  • 15 bed pediatric ED and a 5 bed Fast track area contiguous but separate from 50 bed adult ED.
  • Pediatric Pharmacist in ED
  • Child Life in ED
  • ACS Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Double attending coverage 9 hours of the day, 9 months of the year; 24/7 operations
  • PEM fellowship with 2 fellows per year (EM and Peds trained)
  • Departmental research support to assist with grants and fellow/faculty/resident /student research.
  • 250- bed tertiary children’s hospital with all subspecialists represented
  • Full ED sedation privileges
  • Well- developed US program with use of EXXO Works for clinical revenue capture
  • State of the art simulation center
  • Strong interdepartmental relationships and pediatric leadership representation across enterprise

Augusta, Georgia, is a great place to live and work offering numerous outside activities (water venues, biking venues, gardening, dog parks, etc.). Remarkable events include the Masters, Ironman, Airshows, and art festivals. Augusta has a very low cost of living. There are limited commutes or traffic. The downtown is undergoing revitalization. Growing suburbs have attractive features of community. The employment market has strength in education, cyber, manufacturing, medical, and Fort Eisenhower Army Base. The ethnic food scene is growing. There is a cultural strength in music and theatre. This is a great place to raise a family.

Please visit our departmental webpage to understand the full depth of our department and its opportunities https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/em/.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Letters of interest or inquiry and curriculum vitaes should be sent to the search committee chair:

Natalie E. Lane, MD
Section Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director, Children’s Hospital of Georgia
AF2021 Department of Emergency Medicine
Augusta University
Cell: 706-833-5407
Office: 706-721-5592
nlane@augusta.edu

The University System of Georgia (and the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. 

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