Section Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology with Arkansas Children's Hospital

Organization Type:  Academic Hospital/Medical Center
Title:   Section Chief - Pediatric Gastroenterology
Specialty:  Pediatric Gastroenterology
Location:  Little Rock, AR

Job Description:

Arkansas Children's Hospital and The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas seeks an outstanding Pediatric Gastroenterologist to serve as the Section Chief.

The successful candidate will bring a proven track record of strong leadership, quality patient care, and passion for teaching and research activities in an academic setting. With an ambitious and entrepreneurial approach, you will be integral in growing the division and expanding upon its research and clinical endeavors. Candidates will assume administrative responsibilities and provide leadership by promoting faculty development, teaching students and residents, and supporting the department's four-fold mission to teach, to heal, to search and to serve. Candidates with interest in liver, general gastroenterology, IBD or research would be a plus!

In addition to general gastroenterology, the division works closely with other clinical and research programs located on the Arkansas Children's Hospital campus, including nutrition, food allergy and CF.

Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) is among the largest children's hospitals in the United States and is the only tertiary care facility for children in the state of Arkansas. Arkansas Children's Hospital offers over 80 specialty clinics and services all dedicated to improving the lives of children. ACH strives to offer the very best in emergency medicine and acute care as well as preventative and well-child care. The ACH Campus spans 36 city blocks and currently houses 370 beds. ACH has a staff of approximately 500 physicians and 95 residents in pediatrics and pediatric specialties. The Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute also provides outstanding support for clinical and basic research.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. ACH is an EEOC employer.

Community Information:

Little Rock, Arkansas is the state capital and situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The area offers affordable housing, quality school options, a mild climate, excellent cultural and artistic venues, sports activities, world class hunting, fishing, biking trails, and numerous other outdoor recreational opportunities, plus extraordinary natural beauty. With the population in excess of 500,000, greater Little Rock offers the most desirable features of large cities without sacrificing ease of access and convenience.

Little Rock was ranked #1 "America's 10 Great Places to Live" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine in 2013. It was also named one of America's "Five Secret Foodie Cities" by Forbes Travel Guide in 2014 and "Top 10 Best Value City" by in 2015.

Come explore all that Little Rock has to offer!

For Further Information:  

Ellie Horgan
3142364512  Ext. 64512
4 CityPlace Drive, Suite 300
St. Louis, MO
Code: S-159270 HEC