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Open Rank of Pediatrics, Division Chief of Critical Care (req18642)

University of New Mexico
Job Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Posting Number

Employment Type: Faculty

Faculty Type
Open Rank

Hiring Department
Pediatrics Critical Care (997F)

Academic Location
School of Medicine

Benefits Eligible
The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.

Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is seeking an experienced clinician in Critical Care at the Associate or Professor Level to serve as Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care. The leader will have a proven record of accomplishment in leadership, clinical service, patient care, research and scholarship, education and mentorship. This innovative, academic leader will have program oversight responsibility for the Pediatric Intensive Care Division, which includes oversight of the Pediatric Hospitalists group, which has an active section chief. 

The position includes patient care responsibilities in a state of the art, 20 bed multi-disciplinary Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, which averages 1200 admissions per year. UNM is the main referral center for the entire state and surrounding areas. The program includes a full complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties including pediatric surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric ENT, pediatric urology and pediatric anesthesiology. Clinical services also include pediatric sedation service, and ECMO program.

UNM serves a diverse patient population and is the only Level 1 Trauma center for the state. The Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Division have a long tradition of providing outstanding, comprehensive care to the children of New Mexico. 

The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine trains 60 pediatric residents. UNM is a member of the NIH CTSA Consortium, and is a leader in biomedical research for the state.

New Mexico is a geographically large state, with both urban and rural populations totaling 2.1 million. Albuquerque is a four-season city one mile in elevation with year-round sun and moderate climate. Centrally located, it offers access to a variety of unique outdoor, culinary and cultural opportunities. Santa Fe, home to world-renowned art, food and history is nearby. Hiking, biking, skiing, golf, etc. are readily available. The University of New Mexico offers a variety of athletic and performing arts activities.

This position is subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law and clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Able to obtain state licensure(s) in the state of New Mexico
  • BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care
  • Ten years clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with professional education, teaching and research
  • Experience with ECMO
  • Experience with care of the pediatric cardiothoracic surgery and trauma patient
  • Evidence of leadership roles in academic medicine
  • Experience mentoring of junior faculty
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application must contain a cover letter and CV. References will be requested when contacted for an interview. For additional information, you may contact Antonette Stanich @

For Best Consideration
For best consideration, please apply by 2/10/2022. This position will remain open until filled.

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