SUMMARY The Division of Urology at the state’s only independent children’s hospital is seeking to grow by adding a Division Chief. This position will oversee the clinical, research and educational activities of the Division, ensure career mentoring and growth for all faculty and residents, and spearhead continued clinical expansion throughout the region. The Division of Urology includes three full-time, fellowship-trained pediatric urologists, two mid-level providers, two urology RNs, and one research assistant and was ranked #39 on the USNWR for 2020. Staff enjoys access to a dedicated pediatric Da Vinci Xi robot, advanced video urodynamics, 3T MRI, and close working relationship with pediatric subspecialists including those within the multidisciplinary stone, spina bifida, and DSD clinics. The Division Chief ensures a high standard of clinical care and practice are maintained and contributes to Urology program by participating in all meetings related to program functioning, including budgeting, yearly evaluations, and program advancement.
ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES The Division of Urology provides comprehensive care to pediatric patients across the state of Connecticut and is looking for continuous growth opportunities. The duties for the Division Chief of Urology include:
Supervise, evaluate and address issues relating to the Division of Urology team members, while maintaining a harmonious work environment that prioritizes team member growth, patient care, and patient/family satisfaction.
Provide direct patient care.
Engage in staff training and professional development, including mentorship and sponsorship of junior faculty on continued professional growth at a national level.
Work collaboratively with physicians and other medical providers to improve program outcomes.
Partners with leadership to identify future growth opportunities.
Support the mission and values of the organizations through behaviors that are consistent with the Connecticut Children's standards
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Candidates must have an M.D., or D.O. degree, a pediatric urology fellowship or equivalent, and at least 5-years' experience beyond fellowship.
Track Record of successful quality clinical program implementation.
Active Scholarly Program with publication history is a plus.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Competitive salary with opportunity for both RVU and academic bonuses.
Full benefits and CME allowance.
Academic title at the University of Connecticut Medical School will be commensurate with academic credentials.
Carlos Medina, MD:Program Director, Associate Professor