The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington is
seeking a full-time Assistant Professor (without tenure by reason
of funding) or Associate Professor (without tenure by reason of
funding) to join the Division of Cardiology, as a member of the Non
Invasive Imaging team. Academic rank at the time of appointment is
commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a 12-month
service period position (July 1 - June 30), on the
Clinician-Scholar Pathway. Anticipated start date is Fall of
2021. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research and service.
- Manage a wide range of non-invasive cardiac imaging modalities,
including transthoracic, transesophageal, 3D-echo,strain and
cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
- Perform and interpret imaging and physiologic data needed to
understand underlying pre and postoperative simple and complex
cardiac congenital pathologies in neonates, children and
- Serves as an attending physician in the Echocardiography
Laboratory at Seattle Children's Hospital.
- Timely completion of echocardiogram interpretation and
reporting of results with appropriate communication to referring
- Participates equally in the non-invasive imaging cardiology
- Participates in task forces and committees as requested by the
applicable service line or Seattle Children’s Leadership.
- Participates in outpatient, inpatient cardiology and
consultation. Provides excellent clinical care and in the
process, supports safe, efficient and high quality services.
- Ensures appropriate coordination and integration with other
services in the care of their patients.
- Engages with consultants and other providers in a
multi-disciplinary model of care.
- Works with administrative and clinical leaders to support
quality and performance improvement to ensure that program goals
- Participates in task forces and committees, as applicable to
Service line or Seattle Children’s leadership.
- Supports timely review of any patient safety events.
- Responds in a timely manner to physician or patient related
- Supports legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.
- Participates regularly in physician variability documentation
and IAC conferences to maintain lab accreditation.
- Supports and participates in M&M program and identifies
opportunities for improvement.
- Provides input to continuing education activities designed to
maintain and enhance competencies.
- Maintains professionalism with regards to billing,
documentation, conference attendance and collaboration with peers,
trainees, staff, patients and families.
- Identifies opportunities and actively participate in scientific
investigations and collaborations.
- Maintains academic productivity commensurate for rank and for
- Supports cardiac clinical educational programs for
sonographers, medical students, residents, fellows and
- Provides advanced clinical and research training for
non-invasive cardiac imaging fellow.
- Participates and contributes to quality improvement projects
and/or curriculum development.
- The successful candidate will have earned an MD, DO (or foreign
equivalent) and be board eligible or board certified in Pediatric
- Applicants must have completed a 3 year pediatrics residency
program, a 3 year pediatric cardiology fellowship program, as
well as a 4th year of fellowship in advanced imaging.
- In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an
H-1B visa, graduates of a foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must
show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical
Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the
Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested applicants should submit via Interfolio, a current
curriculum vitae, a personal cover letter and statement of past and
planned contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (i.e.,
diversity statement). Equal Employment Opportunity Statement.
Equal Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity
among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty
efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity
and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty
member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).