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Pediatric Otolaryngologist (F64600) - Richmond, VA, USA

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Pediatric Otolaryngology (F64600)

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (F64600)

Department of Otolaryngology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Richmond, VA

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is dedicated to providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art clinical care, teach medical students/observers/residents and engage in clinical / translational research.  The pediatric specialties service at VCU Health/the Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at VCU is the region’s only full-service children’s hospital, offering comprehensive emergency, primary, secondary, advanced, tertiary and long-term care, with more than 40 pediatric medical/surgical services.  

We invite candidates to apply for Pediatric Otolaryngologist physician position. The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at (VCU) seeks a BE/BC, fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist to join a robust and growing academic practice.  Applicants should have a strong interest in clinical care, teaching, and research, as well as demonstrate a commitment to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. Salary and academic appointment will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 

This position will provide clinical expertise and care toward surgical treatment of all Otolaryngology anomalies. The physician will support the training and teaching of Otolaryngology residents as well as other students and observers. The physician will strive for excellence and productivity in research discoveries in their clinical area of focus. The Department fosters a level of research and professional activity essential to the GME program (Otolaryngology residency) and to the professional growth of the faculty.  

Pediatric Services Expansion:

There is energy and momentum around advancing children’s health in Richmond.  In 2017 the CHoR Pavilion, a 640,000 square foot, multi-story, high-tech ambulatory facility for pediatric outpatient medical, surgical and radiologic services was opened. This facility includes:

  • 72 exam rooms arranged in clinical pods to optimize a multidisciplinary care model.
  • Clinical pods composed of 12 exam rooms, 1 treatment room, support space for a centralized clinical team.
  • Pediatric-dedicated imaging, operating rooms, and procedure rooms.
  • Pediatric faculty offices.
  • An attached, 7-story parking deck with more than 600 spaces.

May 2023, we opened the Children’s Tower new free-standing, full-service Pediatric Hospital, directly connected to the existing outpatient Pavilion, an entire city block will be dedicated and designed to meet the unique health care needs of children and to provide Richmond the most advanced and coordinated care possible.

Position Responsibilities: 

Teaching – Faculty member will participate in the teaching of residents, medical students and other students & observers. Provide CME lectures for professionals. 

Research – Faculty member shall establish a reputation of excellence in clinical and/or translational research, with the expectation of publication in refereed journals and potential external funding. The development of interdisciplinary collaborations to enhance the research and clinical programs at VCU is expected. Mentoring of residents and students in their research. 

Service – Faculty member will serve on departmental, Health System and/or University committees as needed. Service in a professional capacity in their field in such areas of reviewer, external committee member, conference organizer, etc. are encouraged. 

Clinical – This is the area of primary focus as a clinical faculty MD. Faculty member will demonstrate excellence in provision of care and treatment of patients within the discipline. Faculty member will demonstrate responsibility toward growth of individual clinical practice and referral base. Faculty will participate in multi-disciplinary clinical endeavors. 

Other - (for instance administrative duties, etc.) – Dependent on faculty rank and prior experience of selected candidate

Required Qualifications: 

*Board certified/eligible in Otolaryngology 
*Fellowship trained
*Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Virginia upon hire
*Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University



About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond  is centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic region along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean, and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City is consistently top ranked for its rich history, charm, lower cost of living, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, breweries, wineries, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City and the mild climate, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s events, public gardens, festivals, and athletic activities. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will also find beautiful theaters, concert venues,  ballet, museums including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Children’s Museum, Science Museum of Virginia, and the Richmond International Raceway, to name a few.

Richmond has something for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly, and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hill, The Fan, or the suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Welcome to VCU Health l MCV Physicians , the medical practice of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. As part of VCU’s School of Medicine, our physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians, and conduct important research. VCU’s Massey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Health is the region’s full-service children’s hospital.

We are over 900 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center — Richmond, VA – the region’s comprehensive Level 1 Trauma Center, verified in adult, pediatric, and burn trauma care. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research.

Our physician-driven, patient-centered care model reflects the values and vision of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

VCU Health has consistently ranked high in U.S. News & World Report’s  Best Hospitals study in the state and metro Richmond area. Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU continues to expand inpatient and outpatient services, as well as the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children, opened in 2018, serving as a beacon of hope for families seeking mental health services. We are proud that VCU Health has twice achieved Magnet® designation.  We are honored to be recognized by  Working Mother  magazine’s “100 Best” for work/life balance and integration. Since 2006, the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce has consistently named VCU Health an Area Employer of Choice. You won’t find a more appreciative organization to work for, nor better people to work with.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an urban university with over 32,000 students located in Richmond, Virginia, two hours south of Washington D.C. As one of the nation’s top research universities it attracts more than $255 million a year in sponsored research funding. Twenty-seven VCU graduate and professional programs rank among the best in the nation in US News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Employer: VCU Health - MCV Physicians
Location: Richmond, VA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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