Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Arkansas seek a full-time Clinical Geneticist to join as a faculty member in an academic hospital-based pediatric genetics practice.
Seeking a full-time Geneticist to join a dedicated team of 4 physicians (including 2 metabolic geneticists), 4 genetic counselors, 1 genetic counseling assistant, 1 specialty nurse, 2 metabolic nutritionists, and dedicated insurance analyst.
Partner with an established team to create exceptional work-life balance.
Faculty appointment through UAMS College of Medicine.
Competitive salary and benefits package along with robust faculty mentoring program and multiple tracks available for promotion and/or tenure including Clinical Educator and Clinician-Scientist with P & T eligibility after 5th year.
Primary focus on pediatric clinical care and inpatient consults. Opportunity to provide adult care if desired.
Ample opportunity to participate in and create collaborative multidisciplinary clinics.
Pediatric Genetic service receives approximately 1500 patient referrals per year.
Active involvement in educating medical students, residents and genetic counseling students with additional opportunity for leadership, educational outreach, and clinical research.
Supportive environment for clinical research and innovation, including the support of a comprehensive research institute on-site.
PRACTICE BASED AT ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL:
Only pediatric health system in Arkansas. With a population of 2.8 million, ACH is the major pediatric referral center for Arkansas serving children from birth to age 21.
Staff consists of more than 500 faculty, 200 residents (95 pediatrics), and 4,400 support staff.
As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, the ACH campus spans 36 city blocks and includes a 336-bed hospital, 3 intensive care units, a research institute, and a USDA-ARS nutrition center.
Focused on excellence in child health, ACH is a MAGNET recognized hospital, a level 1 children’s surgery center, and is ranked in 5 specialties by US News and World Report.
Little Rock metro area has a population range of 730,000 and is centrally located with beautiful scenery, museums and cultural events, parks, gourmet dining, and nightlife. Little Rock also offers affordable housing in great neighborhoods with overall low cost of living. https://www.littlerock.com/
Thriving community with many neighborhood options to suit a variety of lifestyles.
Large enough to be culturally diverse and small enough to encourage a feeling of community
Candidate must be board certified/eligible by American Board of Medical Genetics.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family,
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave,
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only),
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS,
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000,
Career Training and Educational Opportunities,
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy,
Salary: offered commensurate with experience