Job Information

University of Utah Pediatric Cardiologist 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 CY2024

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. The ideal candidate will have experience in acute care cardiology and post-operative management of newborns, infants, and children with congenital heart disease. Inpatient responsibilities occur within Primary Children’s Hospital on the Cardiac Care Unit. This is a 15-bed intermediate care unit with ability to expand to 24 beds as needed. Inpatient work is supported by a team of cardiology fellows, APPs, cardiac nurses, and additional staff. Consulting responsibilities on additional units including the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit will be required. Inpatient service weeks, including weekends, are split within the Division. Outpatient responsibilities include general cardiology clinics and possibly subspecialty clinics based on the incumbents training. Outpatient clinics occur at Primary Children’s Hospital locations in both Salt Lake City and Lehi, UT, and additional outreach clinics. Overnight call responsibilities are expected and divided among Division faculty. Academic productivity in quality improvement, research, teaching, and advocacy is expected and supported by the Division.

The Division has a very active research program with a strong support infrastructure and supporting team. It has been a core site of the Pediatric Heart Network of the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ) since its inception and participates in the NPC - QIC and all the major registries including PC4, PAC3, IMPACT , ACTION , FON , and others. In addition, the Division is a core site for the Scientific Focus Research Network of the American Heart Association ( AHA ). Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division as well as throughout the Department, Medical School, and University.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology and must have expertise in General Pediatric Cardiology. Selected candidates will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

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, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/154859 . 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 11/08/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03411F

Type Faculty