General Pediatrician/Biomedical Informaticist General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics University of Utah School of Medicine
The Division of General Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah seeks a general pediatrician with expertise in biomedical informatics to join an established team of clinicians and researchers. The general pediatrician will provide direct patient care, supervision of residents in their longitudinal outpatient experience, and/or supervision of trainees in a “same-day clinic” in one or more of three General Pediatric primary care venues. Clinical responsibilities may also involve attending in the Well Baby and Intermediate Care Nurseries.
Biomedical informatics responsibilities will involve close collaboration with researchers in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, public health, and community organizations. Expectations include continuation of existing research collaborations, development of new initiatives that impact child health, attainment of grant funding, and dissemination of findings. Teaching about foundations of healthcare informatics, clinical decision support, and other related topics is also an expectation, in addition to mentoring of Ph.D. students and committee participation. The selected incumbent will also be considered for an Adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Biomedical Informatics.
Qualified applicants must be Board Certified in General Pediatrics, and possess training and/or experience in Clinical Informatics. Board eligibility or certification in Clinical Informatics is strongly 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 Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah 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.
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Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/101026. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Karen Buchi, M.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.