University of Utah Noninvasive Imaging Pediatric Cardiologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Noninvasive Imaging Pediatric Cardiologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00849 - Pediatric Cardiology
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin FY18 (July 1, 2017 or later)
This is a great opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in a children’s hospital ranked as one of the best in the US. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a Noninvasive Imaging Pediatric Cardiologist with expertise in cardiacMRIand/or cardiac CT. The pediatric cardiologist’s clinical focus will be in noninvasive imaging, focused on cardiacMRI/cardiac CT, but also including echocardiography. In addition to facilitating the performance of and reading noninvasive imaging studies, there will also be some general pediatric cardiology clinical responsibilities, including rotating on the inpatient service and rotating in covering night and weekend call with other cardiology division members. All division members also participate in outpatient clinic at Primary Children’s and at 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.
The Pediatric Cardiologist will join a division of 29 faculty as a part of a growing, active Heart Center. The provider will work closely with other pediatric cardiologists, adult congenital cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac intensivists, cardiac anesthesiologists and other healthcare providers to coordinate care. Within the division, there is a core group of noninvasive imagers who read transthoracic, fetal, and transesophageal echocardiograms, cardiac MRIs, and cardiac CTs. Last year, division members read close to 13,000 echocardiograms along with 83 cardiac CTs (growing) and almost 300 cardiac MRIs. The Heart Center receives referrals from Utah and the surrounding states and 3 surgeons perform approximately 500 surgeries per year with outstanding outcomes. Most clinical services are delivered at Primary Children’s Hospital which includes a 16-bed dedicated cardiacICU, 2 dedicated cath labs and a new ambulatory wing which houses all of our outpatient services.
The Division has a very active research program. There are tremendous opportunities to participate in research with ongoing basic science, translational, and clinical research studies within the Division, Department and School of Medicine. The Division is a founding and active member of both the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN) and the Cardiac Development Consortium, and is also a member of the Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium (PCGC) of theNHLBI/NIH. Scholarly contributions are a priority of the Division, and there will be protected time for research.
Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree; be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology; must have subspecialty training and a major interest in noninvasive imaging, including cardiacMRIand/or cardiac CT; and must have a strong clinical background in all areas of pediatric cardiology. 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.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/57791. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Lloyd Tani, M.D., Division Chief, at email@example.com. For more information about the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, please visit http://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/index.php.
The University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.
Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 10/12/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01587F