Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Gastroenterologist to provide care in inpatient and outpatient settings, working primarily in Southeastern Idaho. Clinical activities will focus on high-level gastroenterology care for children and adolescents and will include outpatient clinics and inpatient consults. The Pediatric Gastroenterologist has the opportunity to spend 3-4 weeks in Salt Lake City each year supervising the inpatient pediatric gastroenterology service at Primary Children’s Hospital. In addition to clinical care, the faculty member will participate in education and scholarly activities, with opportunities in quality improvement and advocacy as well.
The region’s inpatient facilities include Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center which has an inpatient unit, a 17 bed NICU, a six bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and endoscopy with pediatric anesthesia availability.
Southeastern Idaho includes the communities of Pocatello and Idaho Falls and surrounding areas. These are vibrant, growing communities. The region has unparalleled outdoor activities Jackson Hole, Grand Targhee, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks all within a two hour drive.
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology is a collegial and growing Division that maintains specialty interests in a variety of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutritional conditions including inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic disorders of the GI tract, feeding and swallowing disorders, comprehensive nutrition care, intestinal failure, chronic liver disease and transplantation, cystic fibrosis and pancreatology, and neurogastrointestinal and motility disorders. Major programs in precision medicine and quality improvement also exist.
The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics offers an excellent benefits package that includes 20.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately and excellent health care choices. Additional information on the University of Utah’s benefits is available at https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/.
Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/86441. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references must be submitted at the time of application. For additional information about the position, please contact: Stephen L. Guthery, MD., Division Chief, at Stephen.Guthery@hsc.utah.edu.
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About University of Utah
The Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the University of Utah School of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: Education, Research, Clinical, and Academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediatric services for children throughout the Intermountain West.
Pediatrics is a dynamic department dedicated to excellence in clinical care, medical education, research and knowledge expansion, and faculty development. The widespread spirit of collegiality throughout the department and the blurred distinction between faculty classes fosters the collaborative environment necessary for innovation and improvement. Our partnership with Intermountain Healthcare maximizes efforts in quality, research, risk, and process improvement. Due to our extensive resources, expertise, and quality of care, we hold the dominant market position in the Intermountain region. This bolsters our financial strength, allowing us to further invest in clinical research, faculty career development, progressive educatio...n strategies and care delivery models, and key systemic infrastructures. Faculty and staff members in the Department of Pediatrics are engaged, talented, and forward thinking, making it a rich environment for growth, discovery, and exceptional clinical care.