Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist

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Position Information Position/Rank Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications Department 00848 – Pediatric Administration 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 childrenxe2x80x99s 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 with subspecialty training and interest in Interventional Cardiology. The clinical focus will be caring for patients with congenital heart disease needing cardiac catheterization for diagnosis and management. Interventional cath procedures performed include balloon atrial septostomy, balloon valvuloplasty, balloon angioplasty, stent placement, coil and device occlusion of abnormal vessels, device closure of septal defects, transcatheter valve replacement (aortic, mitral, pulmonic, tricuspid), post-transplant evaluation including coronary angiography and endomyocardial biopsy, and hybrid procedures including perventricular VSD closure, hybrid stage I palliation for patients with HLHS , transapical pulmonary valve replacement, etc. The successful candidate will join 3 other interventional cardiologists in covering the cath lab for scheduled and after-hours emergent cases. Division members rotate in covering general pediatric cardiology night and weekend call. Clinical responsibilities will include covering patients on the inpatient service (rotating) and seeing patients in an outpatient clinic (weekly). 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. The interventional team consists of 3 pediatric interventional cardiologists, a dedicated nurse practitioner, and experienced cath lab personnel. The Division has a very busy catheterization program (800 cases last year), and works closely with cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac intensive care, and cardiac anesthesia to coordinate care. The Division is part of Primary Childrenxe2x80x99s Heart Center which receives referrals from Utah and surrounding states; 4 surgeons perform approximately 600 surgeries per year with outstanding outcomes. Most clinical services are delivered at Primary Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital which includes a 16-bed dedicated cardiac ICU , 2 dedicated cath labs, and a new ambulatory facility which houses our outpatient services. Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology with subspecialty training and expertise in Interventional Cariology. 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 and University offers a competitive salary and 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 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 statexe2x80x99s renowned red rock landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a half-dayxe2x80x99s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, picturesque lakes, and numerous other outdoor activities. Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/156909 . Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact Robert G. Gray, M.D., Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Catheterization Lab, at robert.gray@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. Veteransxe2x80x99 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 veteranxe2x80x99s 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 Coordinatorxe2x80x99s 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 (xe2x80x9c URS xe2x80x9d). 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 URSxe2x80x99 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. https://safety.utah.edu/safetyreport This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South. Special Instructions for Candidates Open Date 12/26/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Requisition Number PRN03447F Type Faculty

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