University of Utah Pediatric Sleep Medicine Physician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Pediatric Sleep Medicine Physician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00862 - Pediatric Pulmonology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin 2020/2021
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a pediatric sleep medicine physician. The sleep medicine physician’s primary focus will be in Pediatric Sleep Medicine, where he/she will provide outpatient clinical sleep services and interpretation of sleep studies. Additional training in Pediatric Pulmonology is preferred. If trained in Pediatric Pulmonology, the physician will assist with inpatient and outpatient pulmonary consultative services and shared call with other members of the division. In addition to clinical service and teaching, there is an expectation for academic work, including investigation, administration, as well as advocacy. Depending on experience, there may be opportunities for leadership responsibilities.
The Division consists of six Pulmonologists and three advanced care practitioners. The division has an AASM accredited sleep center, a multidisciplinary sleep clinic, a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation accredited center, a fully functional pulmonary function lab, a multidisciplinary aerodigestive program and a multidisciplinary technology dependent patient program. The division provides comprehensive clinical services in sleep medicine, pulmonary medicine, multidisciplinary management of airway disorders and neuromuscular disorders. Academic affiliation with the University of Utah School of Medicine provides for teaching opportunities for pediatric fellows, residents and medical students on a regular basis. For more information about the Division, please visit: https://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/pulmonary/.
The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics 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.
Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Sleep Medicine. Additional training in Pediatric Pulmonology is preferred. 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/105698. 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 07/01/2020
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02459F