Pediatric Cardiologist - Outpatient Focus

University of Utah School of Medicine
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 26, 2021

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

Pediatric Cardiologist – Outpatient Focus

Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics

University of Utah School of Medicine

This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment.  The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has immediate openings for additional full-time, pediatric cardiologists with expertise and interest in general cardiology.  Experience and or expertise in non-invasive cardiac imaging is highly desired.  Clinical responsibilities will be carried out at Intermountain Healthcare’s Utah Valley Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH), and a second PCH campus in Lehi, Utah that is scheduled to open in 2024.  (The Lehi campus is a 30-minute drive from Salt Lake City.)  Inpatient responsibilities will take place in the newly opened 15- bed Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) at PCH, and will include consulting in other units throughout the PCH and Lehi Campuses. The ideal candidate will be capable of managing all aspects of acute care cardiology and will have expertise as a consultant in the cardiac intensive care unit and other intensive and acute care units throughout the hospital. Inpatient work at PCH is supported by advanced practice providers (NPs and PAs), cardiology fellows, and pediatric residents. Outpatient responsibilities will be dedicated to outreach.  Academic productivity in quality improvement, research, teaching, and advocacy is expected and supported by the division.

The Division has a very active research program with a strong support infrastructure and supporting team. The Division has been a core site of the Pediatric Heart Network of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since its inception, and participates in the NPC-QIC and all the major registries including PC4, PAC3, and IMPACT. In addition, the Division is a core site for the Scientific Focus Research Network of the American Heart Association (AHA). Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division, as well as throughout the Department, School of Medicine and University.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology, and must have expertise in General Pediatric Cardiology.  Experience and/or expertise in non-invasive cardiac imaging is strongly desired.  Selected candidates will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank 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 is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West, with a nationally recognized Broadway theater, ballet, symphony, and several professional sports teams. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and daily direct flights to multiple European cities.  Outdoor activities are unparalleled: the city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned red rock landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a half-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 for the position at  Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Antonio Cabrera, M.D., Division Chief, at

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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