Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Kentucky
May 7, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky seeks Board-certified or Board-eligible anesthesiologists in the areas of general anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesia, critical care medicine, and pediatric anesthesia (including a division chief opportunity). These positions are open to all ranks.
UK HealthCare has undergone a sustained and remarkable growth trajectory for a decade. Clinical volumes have doubled in the past 6 years and the acuity of patient care is high. UK HealthCare’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital was named No. 1 in Kentucky in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings. The Department of Anesthesiology is a collegial group that is well-respected in the medical center. The residency program is strong and nationally recognized. The enterprise financially supports the academic and the clinical mission of the Department of Anesthesiology.
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Completion of residency in Anesthesiology
Fellowship training is required within subspecialty positions
Current license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky, or eligibility for licensure
Board-certified or Board-eligible in Anesthesiology
Eligibility for ABA subspecialty certification or TEE certification is required within subspecialty positions
Internal Number: FE01411
About University of Kentucky
UK HealthCare is the hospitals and clinics of the University of Kentucky. But it is so much more. It is 9,000 people – physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals – all dedicated to providing the most advanced, most effective care available, not just in Kentucky but anywhere. It is physicians and other medical professionals trained in the most sophisticated, most up-to-the-minute medical techniques so that no Kentuckian, no matter how sick they are or how rare their illness, needs to go far from home for the treatment they need. It is a Level 1 trauma center and a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It is nurses providing care for every patient, every time that’s so good it has received Magnet status, the highest recognition available in the nursing field. The UK Markey Cancer Center has earned designation by the National Cancer Institute – the most prestigious designation possible. UK HealthCare has grown dramatically in recent years. Between 2004 and 2015, hospital discharges increased 88 percent while the complexity of the cases we treated moved us from the 25th percentile of academic medical centers, to the 75th. At the same time, overall improvements ...in the quality of care and patient safety led to UK HealthCare receiving the UHC Rising Star Award in 2013 and becoming a national leader in patient safety in 2015. UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings. In addition, four major health care areas have achieved top 50 national rankings, three of them for the first time. UK HealthCare rankings included: #50 in Cancer, #44 in Neurology and Neurosurgery, #43 in Geriatrics, and #37 in Diabetes and Endocrinology.