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Chief of Hyperbaric Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Posting Department: Emergency Medicine
Expire Date: 01/29/2015
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant, Full, and/or Associate Professor position in either the non-tenure academic-clinician track or the non-tenure clinician-educator track. Track and rank will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Hyperbaric Medicine. Responsibilities include provision of clinical care to patients requiring hyperbaric oxygen therapy and/or emergency department patients at one of the three emergency department sites within UPHS; teaching and mentoring of hyperbaric medicine fellows, emergency medicine residents, medical students; conduct of research commensurate with interest; administrative and operational duties commensurate with interest and experience to be considered for Division Chief position. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research, education, and clinical care. While evidence of scholarship is required in the clinician-educator track, research is not required in the academic clinician track.

With appropriate credentials and experience the candidate may be considered for Division Chief of Hyperbaric Medicine. The Hyperbaric Division is one of the most comprehensive programs in the nation. Penn has been a leader in advancing hyperbaric therapy and research for the past 45 years and has had an outstanding ACGME training program for the past 8 years. The Division is composed of 3 board certified Emergency Medicine/Hyperbaric Medicine faculty, a business administrator, 1 program manager, 13 support staff and trains 1-3 fellows a year. The Hyperbaric program is a multi-place chamber capable of treating 7-8 patients simultaneously and is a 24/7 operation treating both elective and emergency patients. The clinical team has the knowledge and expertise to treat a full spectrum of emergency and chronic conditions. The chamber cares for 250-300 patients a year for total treatment hours of 9,000-10,000.

The Department of Emergency Medicine is a three hospital program with an annual census of over 140,000 patients a year and a level one Trauma Center. The department has 8 divisions, and a highly competitive 4 year residency program. We have a collaborative, innovative, and stimulating environment at one of the world’s premier medical school.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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