Pediatric Cardiologist/Focus in Pulmonary Hypertension

Employer
University of Utah School of Medicine
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Sep 21, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Pediatric Cardiologist/Focus in Pulmonary Hypertension

Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics

University of Utah School of Medicine

 The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Cardiologist in our Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program.  The clinical focus will be caring for children and adults with heart disease and pulmonary hypertension. The ideal candidate must possess experience and/or formal training in pulmonary hypertension/pulmonary vascular disease, including oral, inhaled and parenteral therapies. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children Hospital and at other Division outreach sites.  In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including investigation, education, administration/service, as well as advocacy.

The Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program is committed to providing compassionate care for patients with a spectrum of problems that alter the form or function of pulmonary vessels. The program is currently participating in the TOPP2 Registry, the Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Network and a national Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Collaborative. The Department of Pediatrics has developed a strong infrastructure for clinical research that allows members to collaborate in clinical trials. We are seeking an individual who will bring additional expertise to the program and share our intense desire to improve the quality of care, share knowledge, and foster new ideas.  

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 since its inception and participates in the NPC-QIC an all the major registries including PC4, PC3, IMPACT, etc. In addition, the Division is a primary site for the Strategic Focus Networks of the American Heart Association. 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 possess experience and/or formal training in pulmonary hypertension/pulmonary vascular disease. Additional experience in diagnostic heart catheterization, non-invasive imaging, exercise testing or cardiovascular genetics 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. 

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 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. 

Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/107625.  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact Antonio G. Cabrera, M.D., 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. 

 

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.

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