Pediatric Intensivist Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics University of Utah School of Medicine
The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah is recruiting for a Pediatric Intensivist, including an Intensivist with special training in cardiac intensive care. Clinical responsibilities will center on the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) and/or the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH). Clinical time may also be performed at outlying facilities in the region and care rendered via telemedicine. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration/service, as well as advocacy.
The CICU is a 16-bed unit and the PICU is a 28-bed unit. There are over 600 CICU and 2,000 PICU admissions annually. The units are staffed with BC critical care pediatricians. The clinical services provided span all modalities of life-sustaining therapy, including mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring and support, post-operative cardiac and neurosurgical care, trauma management, continuous renal replacement therapy and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. To work in the CICU, the Intensivist must have special training in cardiac intensive care or pediatric cardiology. 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.
Benefits Package and Living in Utah:
The 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 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 ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five 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, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/69502. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Jon Woods, M.D., CICU Medical Director at email@example.com.
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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference extended upon request to qualified applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
The Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the University of Utah School of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: Education, Research, Clinical, and Academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediat...ric services for children throughout the Intermountain West.
Pediatrics is a dynamic department dedicated to excellence in clinical care, medical education, research and knowledge expansion, and faculty development. The widespread spirit of collegiality throughout the department and the blurred distinction between faculty classes fosters the collaborative environment necessary for innovation and improvement. Our partnership with Intermountain Healthcare maximizes efforts in quality, research, risk, and process improvement. Due to our extensive resources, expertise, and quality of care, we hold the dominant market position in the Intermountain region. This bolsters our financial strength, allowing us to further invest in clinical research, faculty career development, progressive education strategies and care delivery models, and key systemic infrastructures. Faculty and staff members in the Department of Pediatrics are engaged, talented, and forward thinking, making it a rich environment for growth, discovery, and exceptional clinical care.