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University of Utah Pediatric Intensivist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Provo, Utah

Position/Rank Pediatric Intensivist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

City Provo, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY20


The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting for a Pediatric Intensivist. Clinical responsibilities will center on the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit ( PICU ) at Utah Valley Hospital in conjunction with Primary Children’s Hospital ( PCH ). Clinical time will primarily be spent in the PICU at Utah Valley Hospital with additional time in the PICU at PCH . In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration/service, as well as advocacy.

The PICU at Utah Valley Hospital is a 6-bed unit and the PICU at PCH is a 28-bed unit. There are over 2,000 PICU admissions annually. The units are staffed with board certified critical care pediatricians. The clinical services provided span all modalities of life-sustaining therapy, including mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring and support, post-operative cardiac and neurosurgical care, trauma management, continuous renal replacement therapy and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. To work in the CICU , the Intensivist must have special training in cardiac intensive care or 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.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah 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.

Provo, Utah offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy and easy accessibility to wonderful outdoor recreation. Provo is located 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, within easy driving distance of Salt Lake’s downtown business district and the Salt Lake International Airport. The city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five 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, and numerous other outdoor activities

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Jill Sweney, M.D., PICU Medical Director at

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

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 10/24/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02121F

Type Faculty