Job Posting: Chief Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care, Clinical Center (deadline: July 31)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites candidates with strong leadership credentials to apply for the position of Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Perioperative Medicine at the NIH Clinical Center (CC), Bethesda, MD.

The NIH is the nation’s foremost federally-funded biomedical research institution. The NIH Clinical Center is the 200-bed hospital in which NIH intramural research protocols are conducted. The Department of Perioperative Medicine has a staff of 70 who provide complex perioperative anesthesia, conscious sedation, nursing and technical support to a wide variety of patients in support of multi-Institute research protocols. The department has 11 operating suites, including an Intraoperative Imaging suite, and contemporary robotic surgical systems.

Candidates must be Board certified in Pediatric Anesthesiology, skilled in pediatric intensive care, and must have an active medical license (in any of the United States). Candidates must possess superior academic credentials with proven supervisory acumen to be able to manage pediatric critical care services in an academic department of anesthesia in a complex research setting. Candidates must document outstanding expertise in managing the care and research of complex pediatric populations. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to build collaborative relationships and foster consensus among diverse groups. Specifically, the incumbent will support Clinical Investigators by coordinating complex pediatric perioperative and critical care services, and collaborate with NIH Institutes in the conduct of anesthesia-related protocols for children. Qualified candidates will be able to conduct independent research within the NIH Intramural Program in addition to their clinical role.

Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments. A full Civil Service package of benefits (including retirement, health, life and long term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan, etc.) is available. Applications must be submitted via the website, job announcement # NIH-CC-DH-16-1715660. Applications can be submitted from July 21, 2016 to July 31, 2016. If you have questions about this position, please contact David K. Henderson, M.D., at 301-496-3515 or This position is subject to a background investigation. The Department of Health and Human Services and NIH are equal opportunity employers.