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Pediatric Rheumatology Job In Detroit, Michigan

Pediatric Rheumatology Program at Award Winning Children’s Hospital of Michigan

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Company: Tenet Healthcare Profession/Specialty: Pediatric Rheumatology Location: Detroit, Michigan Type of Facility: Hospital Job Type:Employee
Job Description

Children’s Hospital of Michigan is once again ranked as one of the best hospitals in the country for pediatric care. We are expanding our Division of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology and seeking a Pediatric Rheumatologist to join our thriving program. The Division sees patients up to 18 years of age with autoimmune or potential autoimmune diseases including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, lupus, dermatomyositis, periodic fever syndromes, scleroderma, Bebcet’s disease and vasculitis are among the conditions seen and treated.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Full-time, employed opportunity with academic responsibilities
  • Join one other full-time Pediatric Rheumatologist
  • 80% clinical time, 20% teaching, research and administrative time – schedule can be modified depending on interests
  • Four clinics per week (each clinic is a 4-hour block)
  • 15 days of Pediatric Rheumatology inpatient consult per month
  • Call is beeper coverage of ten days per month of Pediatric Rheumatology only.
  • Infusion center is available for IVIG and monoclonal antibody treatment
  • Opportunities for academic collaboration within the division, department, and multi-center are available and encouraged
  • CHM's research center is located at the main hospital and provides support in clinical research
  • Collaboration opportunities available with the Adult Rheumatology team at DMC Harper University Hospital
  • Affiliation with Central Michigan University, Michigan State University and Wayne State University School of Medicine for inter-institutional collaboration in teaching and research

About the Division:

The Division of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan currently has 6 faculty members and 2 fellows. One faculty member is certified by the Board of Pediatrics with additional certification in Pediatric Rheumatology. The rest of the faculty members have certification in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology.

The Division has a major role in teaching residents and fellows and conducting multicenter collaborative clinical research. The Division is supported by on-site social workers, medical office assistants, RNs specialized in Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, and an NP that has specialization in Pediatric Rheumatology.

The Pediatric Rheumatology clinic and multidisciplinary vasculitis clinic with Pediatric Nephrologists is located at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Pediatric Specialty Center. There are three other off-site clinics around the Detroit metropolitan area that provides Pediatric Rheumatology outpatient services.

Candidate Requirements:

  • MD or DO
  • Board certification with the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellowship training and board eligibility/certification in Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Eligibility to obtain licensure in the state of Michigan

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit a copy of your current CV and cover letter addressed to Dr. Pavadee Powuttikul at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

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About DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan

Since 1886, the Children's Hospital of Michigan has been dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care to children and adolescents in a caring, efficient, and family-centered environment. A proud member of the Detroit Medical Center, the Children's Hospital of Michigan is the first and most experienced pediatric specialty hospital in the state and is internationally recognized for more tan 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialties/services that it offers. 
  The children's Hospital of Michigan has 228 licensed beds and is staffed by more than 2,000 employees. It has 517 physicians on the medical staff, including 323 pediatric specialists, and 680 pediatric-trained nurses. Of the 517 physicians on the medical staff, 185 are Wayne State University faculty physicians employed by University Pediatricians. The majority of the remaining physicians are in other smaller practice groups or are independent, with the exception of a small number of employed gastroenterologists, urologists, and surgeons. 
  The Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine supports the teaching of residents, specialists, fellows, and medical students in training. More Michigan pediatricians are trained at Children's Hospital than at any other hospital in the state. Children's Hospital of Michigan is the third largest recipient of Children's Education funding in the country, which equates to $13 million annually. Ground breaking clinical, translational, and basic science research is also a major focus for the medical staff at the Hospital. 
  The combination of outstanding, high quality clinical care, teaching, and research has earned the Children's Hospital of Michigan to be ranked among the best in the country in eight pediatric specialties according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. The Children's Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#37), Nephrology (#41), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#24), and Orthopedisc. 
  Children's Hospital of Michigan includes an American College of Surgeons verified, freestanding Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and verified pediatric burn center. The hospital provides exceptional care, around the clock, to injured children and families from time of injury through recovery and rehabilitation. When pediatric patients need emergency transport, Children's Hospital of Michigan's PANDA One provides a dedicated pediatric and neonatal ambulance service and team. Children's Hospital of Michigan's emergency departments see 90,00 children each year. 

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