Pediatric Cardiologist Physician Opportunity in Peoria, IL
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Academic/Faculty/Research
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Academic/Training Program Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location 61637, Peoria, Illinois, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 9/29/22

The Department of Pediatrics of the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks Pediatric Cardiology candidates for a position with specialization in Interventional Catheterization who have completed 3 years of pediatric residency, 3 years of fellowship in pediatric cardiology, and an additional year of pediatric cardiac catheterization. The candidate must hold an MD/DO degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric cardiology and hold or are eligible for an Illinois physician license. This is a faculty position. Candidates at the assistant, associate, and professor levels will be considered.

The candidate will join a well-established team of 10 pediatric cardiologists with over 35 years of success in the region. Professional efforts will be bolstered by the support of two pediatric cardiovascular surgeons and a fully staffed cardiac intensive care unit with cardiac intensivists. Preferred candidates should have advanced training in interventional cardiac catheterization. Experience in teaching medical students and residents along with scholarly and research interests are highly desirable. UICOMP supports a thriving education program with medical students, residents, and fellows.

Clinical activities will include in-patient rotations and general cardiology clinic coverage and travel to outreach clinics located in surrounding community cities. In addition the candidate will have responsibilities covering all aspects of the cardiac catheterization program at OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI). Clinical activities of the faculty are primarily concentrated at CHOI, which is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UICOMP and is a 132-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services. These programs represent over 100 pediatric sub-specialists in 24 different disciplines. CHOI is the only full service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois. It is a designated Level I Trauma Center, and a Pediatric Critical Care Center, as well as having a Regional Perinatal Center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.

Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system and an excellent benefits package is available including vacations, sick time, CME, health & life insurance, and retirement plan. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.



  1. Proven acute and ongoing consultative care to children with cardiac problems in the hospital and outpatient setting.
  2. Participate in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs of the Department of Pediatrics.
  3. Participate in collaborative research activities of the Division and Department.
  4. Perform other duties of a University faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development and student counseling.


  • MD/DO degree
  • Eligible for licensure in Illinois.
  • Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology
  • 3 years pediatric residency/ 3 years pediatric cardiology fellowship