Comprehensive Care Pediatrician Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an academic Comprehensive Care Pediatrician, with clinical experience and/or training in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Hospitalist Medicine, Palliative Care, or in other related areas. We seek candidates with several years of experience in the care of children with chronic, complex conditions. The Comprehensive Care Pediatrician will provide ambulatory and inpatient consultative care for children with medical complexity at Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH) and University of Utah Health. Clinical responsibilities include teaching in outpatient and inpatient settings at PCH. In addition to clinical care and teaching, there is an expectation for academic work.
The Comprehensive Care Program is an innovative program of team-based care designed to deliver high value healthcare for children with high medical complexity, high medical fragility, technology dependencies and developmental disabilities. Specialist/generalist partnerships provide the foundation for this program.
Qualified candidates must be board eligible/board certified in General Pediatrics and/or in another related specialty. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or training in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Hospitalist Medicine, Palliative Care, or in other related areas; and who have prior clinical experience caring for children with medical complexity. 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.
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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Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/99292. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Nancy Murphy, M.D., Division Chief, at email@example.com.
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.
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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.