Assistant/Associate Professor in Pediatrics
University of Washington Division of Cardiology
United States

Assistant Professor (WOT) or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology

Position Overview

Organization: Pediatrics, Cardiology

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT) or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington is seeking a full time Assistant Professor without tenure or Associate Professor without tenure to join the Division of Cardiology, as a member of the Interventional Cardiology team. Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a 12-month service period position (July 1 - June 30), on the Clinician-Scholar Pathway.  Anticipated start date is Summer/Fall of 2021. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

General expectations:

  • Perform a wide range of diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations in patients ranging from neonates with critical heart disease to adults with congenital heart disease.
  • Completion of cases in the cardiac catheterization laboratory including all pre-procedural preparation and consultations, case completion and timely reporting of results to family and referring providers.
  • Interpretation of hemodynamic and angiographic data necessary to accomplish the objective of the catheterization.
  • Equal participation in the invasive cardiology call and resource attending schedule
  • Outpatient, inpatient cardiology, and echo interpretation, advanced imaging and other service-related non-invasive diagnostics.
  • Participate in committees as requested by the applicable Service Line or Seattle Children’s leadership.
  • Timely communication with referring providers and families prior to and following procedures and consultations to ensure that the needs of patients and families are being met.
  • Engage with consultants, other providers in a multidisciplinary model of care.
  • Serve as a role model, leading by example and provide behavioral based feedback to team members]

Clinical Care:

  • Provide excellent clinical care and in the process, support safe, efficient, and high-quality services on those teams in which the faculty member participates on.
  • Ensure appropriate coordination and integration with other services in the care of the faculty member’s patients.  

Planning:

  • Work with administrative and clinical leaders to support Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) plans to ensure the program goals are attained.

Regulatory:

  • Support timely review of any patient safety events.
  • Support a robust Morbidity and Mortality program and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Give input to continuing education activities designed to maintain and enhance competencies
  • Support legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.  
  • Maintain professionalism with regard to billing, documentation, conference attendance and collaboration with peers, trainees, staff, patients and families.
  • Respond to physician-related feedback or complaints.

 Research:

  • Identify opportunities to become actively involved in scientific investigation.
  • Maintain a productivity commensurate for rank and for the clinician educator track in either educational, original, research, or quality and outcome type of investigation.

Education:

  • Support cardiac clinical educational programs for nursing, medical students, residents, fellows, and ARNPs.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have earned an MD, DO, (or foreign equivalent) and be board eligible or board certified in Pediatric Cardiology.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship  for an H-1B visa, graduates of a foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, and a personal cover letter.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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