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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (without tenure), Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, 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 an open rank faculty position as full-time Assistant Professor (without tenure by reason of funding), Associate Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) or Full Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) on the Clinician Scholar pathway to join the Division of Cardiology. Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Anticipated start date is Summer/Fall 2023.

General Expectations

  • Perform clinical work, teaching and scholarly work in the field of cross sectional imaging.
  • Perform a wide range of non-invasive cardiac imaging modalities, including, transthoracic, transesophageal, 3D-echo, strain with a focus in cross-sectional imaging.
  • Performance and interpretation of imaging and physiologic data in order to understand or diagnose 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 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
  • Timely and punctual in regards to billing, documentation, conference attendance. Clear and collegial collaboration with peers, trainees, staff, patients and families.

Research

  • Significant scholarship activities focused in cross-sectional imaging
  • Provide research and scholarly mentorship of faculty and trainees
  • 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.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The base salary range for this position will be: Assistant Professors MD $16,535 - $24,803 per month ($198,420 - $297,636 annually), Associate Professors MD $19,719 - $29,578 per month ($236,628 - $354,936 annually), Professors MD $25,495 - $38,242 per month ($305.940 - $458,904 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through Children’s University Medical Group practice plan. Additional administrative responsibilities may be offered to a specific candidate with appropriate experience and qualifications which may result in an administrative supplement (ADS).

Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

Associate and Full Professors  hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off. 

Benefits 

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have earned an MD or DO (or foreign equivalent).

  • Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology with 4th year advanced fellowship training in advanced imaging is required.
  • Must be currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Washington

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).

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.

Equal Employment 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.

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