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Academic General Pediatrician

Employer
University of Utah School of Medicine
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 21, 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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Academic General Pediatrician

Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics,

University of Utah Spencer F. Eccles School of Medicine

The Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah is looking for an outstanding full-time pediatrician to join our growing faculty of clinician-educators and researchers.  We are a Division of Generalists, Developmental-Behavioral specialists, and Quality Improvement experts that work collaboratively to provide clinical care, educate future health care providers, conduct research, and engage in advocacy in settings where normally developing children and children with special health care needs receive high value comprehensive team-based care that is flexible and responsive to new health care delivery models.

The pediatrician will provide direct patient care in primary care ambulatory clinics and at the University Hospital Well Baby and Intermediate Care Nurseries.  Clinical duties may include evening and weekend shifts primarily focused at our University Pediatric Clinic and Sugar House Health Centers.  The pediatrician will be expected to take telephone call as needed by the Division. In addition to comprehensive team-based care, there is an expectation for participation in educating future health care providers, conducting research, and engaging in advocacy for normally developing children and children with special health care needs.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Pediatrics, must be proficient with both performing circumcisions and precepting these procedures with learners, and must be able to work some evenings and weekend shifts.  Experience in teaching and quality improvement projects is preferred.  Candidates with an interest in helping to establish and build our Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms program and/or with experience in caring for children with complex medical conditions are 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 University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics 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 for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/132211.  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact:  Justin Alvey, M.D., Division Chief, at justin.alvey@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 values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty, and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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