director, pulmonary medicine
Dayton Children’s Hospital, located in Dayton, Ohio, is recruiting for a Director of Pulmonary Medicine. This is a full time position directing Dayton Children’s Pulmonology Department as well as an academic appointment with the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University at the associate or professor level.
It is of utmost importance that the candidate demonstrate great compassion and collaboration with others and share our other values which include patient safety first, innovation, ownership and good resource stewardship. The successful candidate must be kind and considerate. He/She must bring out the best in the people around them and encourage open discussion of sharing of opinions in a professional and safe environment.
Candidates must be an MD or DO, have completed an approved pediatric pulmonology fellowship, be board certified in pediatric pulmonology and be able to obtain an unrestricted medical license in Ohio. The successful candidate must be an outstanding clinician, with experience and expertise in resident and medical student education, and have a track record in clinical and/or basic research (or a demonstration of ability to develop such a program). The Director will be responsible for the overall quality, efficiency and growth of the clinical program and customer satisfaction; the quality of the educational programs, and the development of the research activities.
The area’s Regional Cystic Fibrosis Center, accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and member of the TDN network of CFF, is located at Dayton Children’s as well as the State of Ohio CF newborn screening center. We have an accredited Sleep Center with full time Sleep Medicine Service. Our staff is experienced in diagnosing and treating sleep apnea and other pediatric sleep disorders as well as the usual variety of pediatric pulmonary disorders. The Department of Pulmonary Medicine also provides an active flexible bronchoscopy service and manages the care of technology dependent children. The spacious outpatient clinic includes a fully equipped and staffed PFT lab. The inpatient service includes the Pulmonary Service itself, the Transitional Care Unit (TCU) where technology dependent children are admitted, and consultative services to the NICU, PICU; and General Pediatric Hospitalist Services. A second year resident is assigned to the inpatient pulmonary service while both second and third year residents cover the TCU. In addition there is excellent anesthesiology, pediatric surgery, radiology and pathology support.
Our Pulmonary Medicine Care team presently includes 1 pulmonologist/hospitalist, 2 full time pulmonologists, 2 part-time pulmonologists and 2 pulmonologists with signed contracts coming in 2018 (all board certified or board eligible pediatric pulmonologists), 2 nurse practitioners, pulmonary nurses, 2 social workers, a psychologist, 2 nutritionists, 2 research nurses, a pharmacist and 5 respiratory therapists. All team members are specially trained and experienced in treating children, adolescents and young adults.