The Women’s and Children’s Hospital at the University of Missouri-Columbia is seeking a Pediatric Intensivist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join our Pediatric Intensivists in the full-time coverage of the only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in mid-Missouri. The position includes patient care responsibilities in the PICU, involvement in a thriving and ever increasing sedation service, and the teaching of residents and medical students. Clinical research activity is pursued and encouraged.
The PICU is a 13-bed unit with active General Surgery, Neurological, ENT, Orthopedic Surgery, and Plastic surgical programs. Columbia is a pleasant, picturesque university town providing the amenities found in large cities in a small town environment. Consistently voted one of the best cities to live in America, Columbia offers top quality education from preschool to university level, active cultural events, a moderate climate, and affordable living.
Newly remodeled and improved, freestanding women’s and children’s hospital with 100% private rooms for children and adolescents, 48 NICU beds, 13 PICU beds, and 25 beds in the well-baby nursery and a nearby university hospital with a Level I trauma center and a new clinical research unit
Over 60 physicians in the Department of Child Health, more than 30 pediatric sub-specialties throughout the School of Medicine and 19 Pediatric residents and 14 Med-Peds residents
Family-oriented community brimming with community spirit and an excellent public school system (AAA rating) and diverse private school options as well
Cosmopolitan dining with any kind of food you are craving and annual wine and food festival
Hiking, biking, hunting, camping, fishing, golfing, and boating nearby
Multiple city parks, very bicycle-friendly community with a 225-mile trail for bikers and runners
Boutiques, art galleries, vineyards, and wineries
There is a large amount of medically-related industry in Columbia—the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center is the largest research reactor in the United States and produces radioisotopes used in nuclear medicine—the physician density in Columbia is about three times the United States average
The city has a regional airport but you are also only two hours from St. Louis and Kansas City international airports
Columbia, Missouri is regarded as the classic college town, combining small town comfort, community spirit, and a low cost of living with big city culture, activities, and resources. It has an excellent school system, entertainment opportunities galore, a clean environment, and much more.
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