The Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is actively seeking a Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing anesthesia care in a well established national program caring for over 800 bypass cases, 200 other cardiac surgeries, 800 cardiac catheterizations and MRIs and consultations for children with congenital heart disease undergoing non-cardiac procedures. The Heart Institute at CHLA treats patients with all congenital heart diseases with a large neonatal population, all stages of hypoplastic left heart syndrome, heart transplantations, ECMO and hybrid procedures.
There are currently seven pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists. This service is committed to a comprehensive team approach integrated into the Heart Institute which includes cardiology, CT surgery, critical care and anesthesiology.
CCM currently trains 150 residents from many Southern California anesthesia programs and has a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship, a pediatric cardiac anesthesia fellowship as well as a critical care fellowship. Academic and research interest is also sought.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a 360 bed tertiary Children's Hospital voted the "Best Pediatric Hospital in the West" for 10 successive years and serves as a quaternary referral center for the Western United States and the Pacific Basin. All medical specialties are represented. The Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine is responsible for approximately 22,000 anesthetics per year with over 1000 heart cases and for the care of over 2,500 ICU admissions.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932. Children’s Hospital and the University of Southern California strongly value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join an outstanding pediatric cardiac anesthesia program.
Rosie Zesati, MAM
Program Manager, Faculty Recruitment
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd. MS #3
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Applicants must have completed a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship and have additional training and or experience in pediatric cardiac anesthesiology. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience.