Pediatric Clinical Geneticist Physician Opportunity in Peoria, IL

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
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Facility: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria 
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Peoria, IL 61605 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Internal Medicine - Peds 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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The department of pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, 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:

  • Provide 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. Coordinate the efforts of related professionals to assure continuous availability of services.  Monitor and take steps to enhance the quality of genetic services delivered
  • Develop and work on educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to clinical genetics. 
  • Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the genetic service.
  • Perform administrative duties and University service as assigned.
  • Some travel may be required between healthcare facilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Illinois physician medical license
  • ABMGG board certified or board eligible for certification

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 CHOI.

CHOI is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UICOMP and is a 132-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services.  These programs represent over 100 pediatric sub-specialists in 24 different disciplines, including the largest pediatric surgery program in Illinois.  CHOI is the only fill service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois.  It is a designated Level I Trauma Center, and a Pediatric Critical Care Center, as well as having a Regional Perinatal center, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.   University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

About OSF Healthcare:

OSF HealthCare is an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. OSF HealthCare employs nearly 21,000 Mission Partners (employees) in 126 locations, including 13 hospitals - 9 acute care, 4 critical access - and two colleges of nursing throughout Illinois and Michigan. Its physician network employs more than 1,200 primary care, specialist physicians, and advanced practice providers.  OSF HealthCare operates an extensive network of home health services; owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., comprised of health care-related businesses; and OSF HealthCare Foundation, the philanthropic arm for the organization. More at https://www.osfhealthcare.org.  

About the Community

  • Peoria, the largest Illinois metropolitan area outside of Chicago and St. Louis, is home to a large collection of medical research, educational and clinical facilities including the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center.

  • Peoria, Illinois, offers a range of residential opportunities whether you are looking for something out of the way, in the woods, along the river or right in the heart of the city.

  • Peoria is also home to a number of performance venues, museums, art galleries and more than two dozen historic landmarks of both local and national fame.

Contact Information
Contact: Stacey Morin 
Phone: 309-683-8354
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