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Assistant Professor (WOT) or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology

Employer
University of Washington School of Medicine
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description

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.

General expectations:

  • 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 adults.                                                                                                                                             
  • 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 providers.
  • Participates equally in the non-invasive imaging cardiology call service.                                              
  • Participates in task forces and committees as requested by the applicable service line or Seattle Children’s Leadership.

Clinical Care:

  • 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.

Planning:

  • Works with administrative and clinical leaders to support quality and performance improvement to ensure that program goals are attained.
  • Participates in task forces and committees, as applicable to Service line or Seattle Children’s leadership.

Regulatory:

  • Supports timely review of any patient safety events.
  • Responds in a timely manner to physician or patient related feedback or complaints.                            
  • 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.

Research:

  • Identifies opportunities and actively participate in scientific investigations and collaborations.
  • Maintains academic productivity commensurate for rank and for the Clinician-Scholar.

Education:  

  • Supports cardiac clinical educational programs for sonographers, medical students, residents, fellows and nursing.
  • Provides advanced clinical and research training for non-invasive cardiac imaging fellow.
  • Participates and contributes to quality improvement projects and/or curriculum development.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have earned an MD, DO (or foreign equivalent) and be board eligible or board certified in Pediatric Cardiology."
  • 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.

Application Instructions                        

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).

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