The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH), is seeking additional cardiac intensivists due to continued growth and expansion of our Heart Center programs. Clinical responsibilities will include sharing 24/7 in-house coverage of the 16 bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) with the existing group of 7 pediatric cardiac intensivists. Expansion of the CICU service to 6 additional cardiac intermediate care beds is anticipated in the next 1-2 years. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration/service, as well as advocacy.
The CICU at PCH provides preoperative and postoperative care for infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease, and medical intensive care for patients with nonsurgical cardiovascular diseases. We support an active congenital heart surgery program, with 3 full-time congenital heart surgeons performing over 500 surgeries a year.
In addition to competitive salaries, 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. We also offer established faculty development and mentoring programs designed to foster success in translational or basic research, quality improvement engagement, and excellence as educators.
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Qualified candidates must be BE/BC in Pediatric Critical Care, with additional training or experience in pediatric cardiology, cardiac anesthesiology or pediatric cardiac intensive care. In addition to demonstrated excellence in clinical care, qualified candidates must have successful experience in research, quality improvement, education, or other scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine. Successful candidates will receive a faculty appointment on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/98996. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information, please contact Madolin K Witte, M.D., Director of Cardiac Intensive Care Services, by email (email@example.com) or by telephone (801) 662-2470.
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About University of Utah School of Medicine
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.