Associate Professor of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2023
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

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Associate Professor of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job ID: 246348
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary
Job ID: 246348Position number: 40042523 The Children's Hospital of Georgia and Augusta University is seeking a Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeon to join a growing practice within Georgia and South Carolina. Candidates should be board-certified in Congenital Heart Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or equivalent. Opportunities are available for research support for candidates with appropriate experience and interest.

Shift/Salary/Benefits
Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

About Us
The 154-bed Children's Hospital of Georgia is the area's only children's hospital, dedicated to serving the health care needs of children, from newborns to teenagers. Our teams of more than 80 pediatric specialists use their expertise and training to treat everything from common childhood illnesses to life-threatening conditions. It has the region's only Pediatric Emergency Department, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, with air and ground transport, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Children's Hospital of Georgia is part of the Augusta University Health System which includes a 478-bed medical center, a Medical Office Building with more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient setting, and a Critical Care Center housing a 13-county regional trauma center. The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the State of Georgia. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan-area population of around 400,000. The faculty at the Children's Hospital of Georgia finds life in Augusta to be a perfect balance between big city and small town. Our physicians are active in the community: participating in local organizations, sporting activities, and volunteer efforts.

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty. Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. Additionally, please send a cover letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to Lauren Allen at lauallen@augusta.edu

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Department Marketing Statement
The Medical College of Georgia, founded in 1828, is the 13th-oldest medical school in the United States. It is the 8th largest public medical school in the country, with 260 students currently matriculating per class. MCG is the medical school of the state of Georgia with 200 volunteer surgeons serving as faculty throughout our regional campuses. AU Health, the primary teaching hospital affiliated with MCG, is a 450-bed academic medical center positioned for significant growth in the next five years. The Georgia Cancer Center is a Commission on Cancer Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program offering multi-disciplinary care across a range of clinical disciplines, as well as research opportunities across the translational spectrum. The Department of Surgery will prioritize the development of innovative approaches to surgical education and health systems research as we execute on our tripartite mission over the next five years. The Medical College of Georgia offers unique resources and collaborative opportunities across the translational research spectrum, from laboratory-based research to population health studies. Augusta is the second-largest city in Georgia. Home to the iconic Masters Golf Tournament each April, Augusta is a growing and thriving city located within an easy three-hour drive of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston SC, ocean and the mountains. The metropolitan-area population of 600,000 and temperate climate with an annual mean temperature of 64 degrees, make Augusta a highly desirable location. Evans GA, located just 10 minutes northwest of Augusta in Columbia County, was selected as the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine in 2020.

Minimum Requirements
  • Board certified in Congenital Heart Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years of experience is required
  • Independence with STAT I and II index surgical cases
  • Independence with overall critical care patient management
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Georgia.
  • Must be an innovative self-starter with a commitment to excellence.
  • Interest in clinical outcomes research


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=246348&PostingSeq=1






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