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Pediatric Cardiologist - Cardiac Therapies and Transplantation

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Pediatric Cardiologist - Cardiac Therapies and TransplantationThe University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from all qualified individuals, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups. Position Information Position/Rank Position/Rank Pediatric Cardiologist - Cardiac Therapies and Transplantation / Rank Dependent on Qualifications Department Department 00849 - Pediatric Cardiology City City Salt Lake City, UT Track Track Track Dependent on Qualifications New Position to Begin New Position to Begin FY2024 Details This is an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment and work in a children's hospital ranked as one of the best in the U.S. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Cardiologist with expertise in heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, pre- and post-transplant and ventricular assistant devise ( VAD ) patients, cardiac transplantation, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ( ECMO ).

The Heart Failure Program is comprised of 4 faculty, 4 advanced practice providers, and 4 pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons. The Pediatric Cardiologist will provide focused care to inpatients and outpatients with cardiomyopathy, heart failure due to either cardiomyopathy or congenital heart disease, and patients with pre- and post- heart transplantation. Division members are expected to rotate in covering general cardiology night and weekend call with other Division members. Division members participate in general cardiology outpatient clinic and inpatient service, in addition to duties in their areas of expertise. Clinical responsibilities may also include seeing patients in an outreach clinic setting. Clinical duties will be carried out at Primary Children's Hospital and the division's outreach sites. In addition to clinical service, there is both opportunity and expectation for academic work, including education, investigation/research, and administration, as well as advocacy. There will be protected time for these efforts with a well-established support structure, expected benchmarks, and both breadth and depth in mentoring available within the Division.
Established in 1991, the heart failure and transplant program has seen continuous growth, performing 12 to 15 transplants and 10 to 12 VADs per year, exceeding the national standard of survival for 1 to 3 years. The program also has an integrated Fontan/heart failure program.
Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology, with focused training and expertise in heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and transplant. A fourth year of additional training in pediatric heart failure is required. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Department and University offers a competitive salary and unmatched benefits program including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to foster success in translational or basic research, quality improvement engagement, and excellence as educators.
Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West, with a nationally recognized broadway theater, ballet, symphony, and several professional sports teams. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and daily direct flights to multiple European cities. Outdoor activities are unparalleled: the city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state's renowned red rock landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a half-day's drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, picturesque lakes, and numerous other outdoor activities.
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. EEO/Non-Discrimination Information All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator's office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:
Online reports may be submitted at Notice The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (" URS "). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South. Special Instructions for Candidates Open Date Open Date 06/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Requisition Number Requisition Number PRN03301F Type Type Faculty Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Are you Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics?
    • yes
    • no
    • * Are you Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology?
      • yes
      • no - in last year of fellowship
      • no
      • * Do you have focused training and expertise in heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and transplant?
        • Yes
        • No
        • * Have you completed a fourth year of additional training in pediatric heart failure?
          • Yes
          • No
          • * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
            • Yes
            • No
            • * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B status)?
              • Yes
              • No
              • * One measure of faculty diversity at the School of Medicine is the proportion of faculty members who come from a rural background. Did you graduate high school from a town with less than 10,000 persons?
                • Yes
                • No Required Documents
                • Cover Letter
                • Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents
                • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 - Member Copy 4) - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169
                • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission University Human Resource Management
                  250 East 200 South, Suite 125 Salt Lake City, UT 84111
                  Contact us: (801) 581-2169 By Email:


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