University of Utah Pediatric Pulmonologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Pediatric Pulmonologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00862 - Pediatric Pulmonology
Track Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin FY20 or FY21
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Pulmonologist to work primarily at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana. The Pediatric Pulmonologist will provide care in inpatient and outpatient settings at St. Vincent Healthcare. Clinical activities will focus on high-level pulmonology care for children and adolescents and will include weekly outpatient clinics, inpatient consults, and participation in outreach and telehealth programs. The Pediatric Pulmonologist will also spend 3-4 weeks in Salt Lake City, Utah each year supervising the inpatient pediatric pulmonology service at Primary Children’s Hospital. In addition to clinical care, the Pediatric Pulmonologist will participate in education and scholarly activities, with opportunities in quality improvement and advocacy as well.
St. Vincent Healthcare has a 220-bed dedicated pediatric floor, and a 7-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit fully covered by Pediatric Intensivists. Billings is a friendly community with an affordable lifestyle and excellent school system. Unmatched year-round sporting and outdoor recreation activities are available; Yellowstone is an hour drive away.
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine is a collegial and growing Division that includes an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center, multi-disciplinary programs for children with home ventilators, neuromuscular and aerodigestive disorders, and chronic lung disease or prematurity. The Division also includes a five-bed sleep laboratory, and four pulmonary function laboratories with six respiratory therapists. Research and clinical program development opportunities exist for the pulmonary care of children with Cystic Fibrosis, neuromuscular disorders, and chronic respiratory failure dependent on tracheostomy and ventilators and sleep disorders. Major programs in precision medicine and quality improvement also exist.
The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics offers an excellent benefits package that includes 20.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately and excellent health care choices. Additional information on the University of Utah’s benefits is available at https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/.
Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatric Pulmonology. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/98779. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references must be submitted at the time of application. For additional information about the position, please contact: Brian McGinley, M.D., Division Chief, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 10/23/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02353F