Job Information

University of Utah Pediatric Cardiologist - Noninvasive Imaging Service in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Cardiologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00849 - Pediatric Cardiology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY2023

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 Noninvasive Imaging Pediatric Cardiologist, with expertise in cardiac MRI and/or cardiac CT. The Pediatric Cardiologist’s primary focus will be in the noninvasive invasive imaging service, sharing all clinical aspects, educational efforts, program development, and quality improvement initiatives associated with the service. Noninvasive imaging physicians provide rotating coverage of night and weekend call for emergency transesophageal echocardiograms or assistance with interpreting complex transthoracic studies. 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 their 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.

Noninvasive imaging includes echocardiography (transthoracic, transesophageal, fetal, and 3D), cardiac MRI , and cardiac CT angiography. Annually, division members read over 13,000 echocardiograms, over 800 fetal echoes, over 300 cardiac MRIs, and over 200 CT angiograms.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology, with focused training and expertise in noninvasive imaging, and in cardiac MRI and/or cardiac CT. 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. Leadership opportunities are available for qualified candidates.

The Department and 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 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 offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera, live music, 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 (some leaving from adjacent to the hospital), and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/130651. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Antonio Cabrera, M.D., Division Chief, at antonio.cabrera@hsc.utah.edu.

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:

https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

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.

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 03/25/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02948F

Type Faculty