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Pediatric Subspecialties

Interested in working with the smallest of our patients? Practice for the only dedicated hospital for children in downstate Illinois. Children's Hospital of Illinois is a 127-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services and over 100 pediatric sub-specialists, including the largest pediatric surgery program in the state. Children's Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center, a Pediatric Critical Care Center, and Regional Perinatal Center, and maintains a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.  EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled

  • Behavioral - Developmental and Neurodevelopmental

  • Peoria, Illinois - The new developmental-behavioral pediatrician will support and be responsible for the continued development of five comprehensive service lines within the division of Child Development. These service lines include: autism, in-patient consult service, general development, ADHD, and cerebral palsy. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board-certified in pediatrics and fellowship trained in neuro-developmental disabilities or developmental-behavioral pediatrics. The compensation package and academic rank (associate or assistant professor) will be competitive and commensurate with experience. An outstanding opportunity exists to immediately assume leadership role and expand existing service lines within the division. University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria (UICOMP) supports a thriving education program with approximately 21 categorical pediatric residents and 32 combined medicine-pediatrics residents. The Department of Pediatrics has 72 faculty members covering most pediatric subspecialties and primary care. The clinical activities of the faculty are primarily concentrated at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI).

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  • Child Abuse Pediatrician

  • Peoria, Illinois - The Department of Pediatrics of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks a child abuse pediatrician for a position as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, depending upon experience, to enhance an important clinical program. The candidate must hold an MD/DO degree, be board-certified/board-eligible in pediatrics and hold or be eligible for an Illinois physician license. Board-certified/board-eligible in child abuse pediatrics is strongly preferred but open to general pediatricians as well. Candidates with strong interest and knowledge in child abuse pediatrics are desired. This is a faculty position, and as such requires providing clinical care, teaching medical students and residents, research and scholarly activities. This opportunity provides the medical sophistication of a major referral center, as well as cultural diversity, in a family-oriented community with a reasonable cost of living. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled

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  • Clinical Geneticist

  • Peoria, Illinois - The department of pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP), is seeking a board-certified pediatrician or internal medicine physician with expertise as a clinical geneticist to serve as a full-time member of the faculty at the level of assistant/associate/professor. Responsibilities include providing outpatient diagnostic and management services for patients in the region with genetic disorders or undergoing genetic testing and provide inpatient consultation for children with inherited disorders or dysmorphologies, coordinating the efforts of related professionals to assure continuous availability of services, monitoring and taking steps to enhance the quality of genetic services delivered, developing and working on educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to clinical genetics, maintaining a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the genetic service, performing administrative duties and University service as assigned, and some travel may be required between healthcare facilities. Illinois physician medical license and ABMGG board-certified or board-eligible for certification are required. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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  • Endocrinology

  • Peoria, Illinois - The department of pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois are seeking a physician with expertise in pediatric endocrinology to serve as a full time member of the faculty. Professional components include in-patient rotation coverage and general endocrinology clinic coverage. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board certified or board-eligible in pediatric endocrinology. Participate in direct patient care. Participate in teaching medical students, residents and other health professionals. Perform other duties of a university faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student counseling and administration. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.  

    Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, a 136-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services, including one of the largest pediatric surgery programs in Illinois. It is supported by a growing referral base of 140 CHOI Pediatric Sub-Specialists, 72 faculty members at the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria, over 68 OSF Medical Group practice locations in Illinois and over 800 physicians on staff at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the only full service tertiary hospital for children and adults with congenital heart disease in downstate Illinois.

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  • Gastroenterology

  • Peoria, Illinois - The department of pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois are seeking a physician with expertise in pediatric gastroenterology to serve as a full time member of the faculty. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualification. Professional components include in-patient rotation coverage and general gastroenterology clinic coverage. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board certified or board-eligible in pediatric gastroenterology. The candidate will develop, conduct and obtain funding for clinical and/or basic research in the field of pediatric gastroenterology, as well as participate in teaching medical students, residents and other health professionals and direct patient care. The candidate will also be expected to perform other duties of a university faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student counseling and administration. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Illinois College Of Medicine, a 136-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services, including one of the largest pediatric surgery programs in Illinois. It is supported by a growing referral base of 140 CHOI Pediatric Sub-Specialists, 72 faculty members at the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria, over 68 OSF Medical Group practice locations in Illinois and over 800 physicians on staff at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the only full service tertiary hospital for children and adults with congenital heart disease in downstate Illinois.

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  • Infectious Disease

  • Peoria, Illinois - The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria seeks a physician specialist in pediatric infectious diseases. The physician will teach medical students and residents, perform scholarly activity and provide patient care. Candidate must be board certified/eligible in the subspecialty of infectious disease and eligible for medical license in Illinois. The compensation package and academic rank (associate or assistant professor) will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Teach infectious disease topics to medical students in lectures, seminars, clinics, and wards. Develop and deliver resident education in the subspecialty of infectious disease by providing rotations for residents on an infectious disease service, giving infectious disease core lectures, and attending morning report and other conferences. Serve on appropriate hospital committees to improve the quality of patient care, for example, hospital formulary, infection control, or antimicrobial stewardship committees. Perform inpatient and outpatient care as a consulting and attending infectious disease physician specialist. Support and develop the research and scholarly activities of the department of medicine and the section of infectious disease. University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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  • Nephrology

  • Peoria, Illinois - The Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of medicine at Peoria and Children’s Hospital of Illinois, are seeking a pediatric nephrologist to develop a comprehensive nephrology program. Professional components include in-patient rotation coverage and general nephrology clinic coverage. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board certified or board-eligible in pediatric nephrology. Direct a clinical program in pediatric nephrology. Provide diagnostic and treatment services to children with conditions of kidney disease, including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension and care for those requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis and renal transplant patients. Coordinate the efforts of related professionals to assure continuous availability of services. Monitor and take steps to enhance the quality of nephrology services delivered at Children’s Hospital of Illinois and the department of pediatrics. Develop educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to pediatric nephrology. Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the nephrology service. University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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  • Neonatalogy

  • Peoria, Illinois - Junior Faculty - The department of pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) is seeking neonatalogists for multiple positions of Clinical Pediatrics/Physician Surgeon to join eleven (11) board-certified neonatologists at any of our OSF locations. The position requires three years of residency and three years of neonatalogy fellowship. The ideal candidate will be board-certified/board-eligible in neonatalogy; board-certified in pediatrics is desirable; and will hold or be eligible for an Illinois physician license. The position includes patient services, teaching medical students and residents, and opportunities to pursue research.

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  • Orthopedics

  • Peoria, Illinois - The Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is seeking a pediatric orthopedic surgeon for rapidly growing practice and junior level assistant professor with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. Supported by a growing referral base of 100 CHOI pediatric sub-specialists, over 68 OSF Medical Group practice locations in Illinois and over 800 physicians on staff at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, this practice is located in a beautiful, new eight story, Children’s Hospital. High percentage of index case; state of the art equipment including robotics and call of 1:4. Must be board-certified or board-eligible in orthopedics with a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery; be eligible for an Illinois license; have strong teaching abilities and interpersonal skills. University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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  • Pediatric Cardiologist - Fetal Echocardiography

  • Peoria, Illinois - The new pediatric cardiologist will join a well-established team of nine cardiologists and two pediatric cardiovascular surgeons. This program has 40 years of success in the region. The new cardiologist will join the faculty group of the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria. The primary clinical site is OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. The opportunity is focused on those interested in echocardiography and fetal echocardiography, as well as general pediatric cardiology. Professional components include inpatient rotation coverage, cardiology clinic, and inpatient/outpatient echocardiography. Scholarly and research interests are expected of all University faculty, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric cardiology and will report to the division head of pediatric cardiology. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled

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  • Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeon

  • Peoria, Illinois - Seeking a pediatric and congenital heart surgeon for appointment at the Assistant or Associate professor level. Surgeon will join the team of a well-established Congenital Heart Center with over 35 years of success in the region. Clinical and academic efforts will be supported by 10 board certified Pediatric Cardiologists including specialists in electrophysiology, fetal echocardiography, interventional catheterization, cardiac imaging, and adult congenital heart disease. Cardiac surgery program is supported by a team of pediatric critical care intensivists, including specialized pediatric cardiac intensivists providing 24/7 in-house PICU coverage. Additional supporting staff includes a team of advanced nurse practitioners, pediatric perfusionists, pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists, and a dedicated cardiac surgical OR team. This program participates in the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database and the World Database of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery as well as the ELSO registry. STS Congenital database outcomes are publicly reported. This program is an institutional member of the Congenital Heart Surgeons Society. The cardiac surgical volume averages over 200 total operations per year and maintains a greater than 97% overall discharge survival rate. Currently the only Adult Congenital Heart Association accredited ACHD program in the state of Illinois. Applicant should be ABTS board certified in Thoracic Surgery, completed an ABTS approved congenital heart surgery fellowship, and be ABTS board certified or eligible in Congenital Heart Surgery. Academic appointment is with the University of Illinois (UIC) College of Medicine at Peoria. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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  • Pediatric Palliative Care

  • Peoria, Illinois - OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI) at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center (SFMC) and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) invite applications for a Pediatric Palliative Care physician to provide palliative medicine direction and leadership for CHOI, a hospital-within-a-hospital at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center. This individual will also be the Head of the UICOMP Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Palliative Care. This physician will provide palliative care across the continuum in the inpatient, outpatient, and home settings caring for children and families from perinatal consultations through young adulthood, from diagnosis through management of end of life care with hospice. They will provide clinical and educational expertise within the pediatric supportive care clinical team. They will oversee pediatric supportive care services, providing general oversight and ongoing development of the service. Look forward to joining an academic medical center practice with opportunities to participate in medical student, resident, and palliative care fellow training. This physician will participate in overall clinical performance measurement, collaboration and coordination with other physician services, strategic planning and project development in collaboration with stakeholders from CHOI, UICOMP, and the adult palliative care services at OSF Healthcare Saint Francis Medical Center. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, quality-oriented physician leader to join a highly respected Children’s Hospital and University program. They will partner with an established pediatric palliative care APN and work closely with expanding Home Health and Hospice Services, including the local OSF HealthCare Hospice Home. The position offers a unique development opportunity to facilitate the growth of a comprehensive pediatric palliative care program in Central Illinois to improve the lives of children and families impacted by complex illness. • Must be board certified in pediatrics. • Must be board certified or board eligible in hospice and palliative care medicine. • Management and leadership experience is preferred. The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria is one of the regional campuses that make up the nation’s largest public medical school. The Peoria campus is known among students for its strong academic setting, small class sizes, rigorous curriculum, and hands-on clerkships. It includes numerous residency programs, including 30 categorical pediatric residents and 32 combined medicine-pediatrics residents. This, combined with the large patient referral base and exceptional facilities, make it a great opportunity for physicians seeking the ideal combination of teaching and practicing medicine in a research-based university setting. UICOMP’s main clinical partner is the OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, the only full-service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois. It is a 144-bed, full-service hospital-within-a-hospital, with more than 120 pediatric specialists in 40+ subspecialties. CHOI has the largest and only Level IV NICU outside of Chicago, and carries designations as both a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and a Pediatric Critical Care Center. Located on the campus of OSF SFMC, it’s the pediatric teaching affiliate of UICOMP, the state’s only major pediatric teaching hospital outside Chicago—and home to a wide variety of pediatric research efforts. The Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center, or JUMP (a collaborative project between UICOMP and OSF HealthCare) provides training to UICOMP residents and medical students, as well as GME level programming in innovative simulated virtual care delivery settings, replicating all areas of patient care. The hospital is also proud to house the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, which brings some of the care and services offered by St. Jude in Memphis to central Illinois. • Chosen four times (most recently in 2013) by the National Civic League as an “All American City,” Peoria, Illinois, has both the eclectic energy and amenities of a major cosmopolitan city and the charm and friendly appeal of small-town America. Peoria’s picturesque waterfront doubles as the backdrop for the city’s live music and entertainment scene, which includes vibrant nightlife and restaurants; professional ballet, symphony and theater companies; an NCAA Division I basketball team, minor league baseball and hockey teams; a world-class zoo and the Peoria Civic Center, which hosts nationally-recognized concerts and Broadway shows. Peoria is home to award-winning schools; affordable, pristine neighborhoods; 9,000 acres of parks; and numerous golf courses, an indoor skating rink, and dozens of miles of biking and walking paths. Peoria is located halfway between Chicago and St. Louis and provides friendly living in a family-oriented community with good school systems, low crime rates, and a reasonable cost of living.

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  • Psychiatry

  • Peoria, Illinois - Seeking a Pediatric Psychiatrist to join our team of subspecialists at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. Join a busy practice with 125 referrals per year. This is an academic position with a faculty appointment with the University of Illinois College of Medicine. The candidate will be actively involved in training medical students and residents. The call schedule will be shared equally among the psychiatrists that see pediatric patients for a 1:3 weekend call.. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine,offering over 50 pediatric programs and services, including one of the largest pediatric surgery programs in Illinois. It is supported by a growing referral base of 140 CHOI Pediatric Sub-Specialists, 72 faculty members at the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria, over 68 OSF Medical Group practice locations in Illinois and over 800 physicians on staff at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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  • Pulmonology

  • Peoria, Illinois - The department of pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Children’s Hospital of Illinois are seeking an additional pediatric pulmonologist to our existing pulmonary team. Professional components include clinical, educational and research responsibilities. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board certified or board-eligible in pediatric pulmonology. Some of the responsibilities will include: Provide care, diagnostic and treatment services to children with pulmonary conditions. Take steps to enhance the quality of pulmonary services delivered at Children’s Hospital of Illinois and the department of pediatrics; To be an active part of the CF Center at Children’s Hospital of Illinois; To contribute to the educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to pediatric pulmonology; Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the pulmonology service. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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  • Surgery

  • Champaign/Urbana, Illinois - The Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI) and the Carle Health System in Urbana, Illinois is seeking a board eligible/board certified fellowship-trained pediatric surgeon to join our pediatric surgical division at Carle. Since 2009, the two organizations have been affiliated partners in providing high quality pediatric care to a service area of 1.5 million residents. Must be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Surgery; be eligible for an Illinois license; have strong teaching abilities and interest in clinical research. Specific aspects of job include: large built-in referral base with growing pediatric physician program, block surgical time with supporting resources in place: operating room team. Latest daVinci Xi system for robotic cases, etc, comprehensive support services to optimize surgical care across the continuum. Services included but not limited to the following: fellowship trained pediatric anesthesiologists, fellowship-trained radiologist, child life services, neonatologists, pediatric intensivists/hospitalists and dedicated advance practice provider to support surgeon. Position allows for individual clinical autonomy combined with the efficiency of a financially-sound and innovative multispecialty group practice. Affiliated partnership allows for complex case and peer review support from CHOI. Carle and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are partnering to establish the nation’s first college of medicine focused, from the beginning, on the intersection of engineering and medicine.

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