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University of Utah Medical Director of Noninvasive Imaging / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Medical Director of Noninvasive Imaging / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00849 - Pediatric Cardiology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin immediate opening


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment and work in a Children’s hospital ranked as one of the best in the U.S. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a pediatric cardiologist. The pediatric cardiologist will serve as the Director of Non-Invasive Imaging, overseeing all clinical aspects, educational and research efforts, program development, and quality improvement initiatives associated with the service. The ideal candidate will possess a strong track record of expertise in the non-invasive field, ideally with specialized skills in either fetal echocardiography and/or CT/ MRI , in addition to reading transthoracic echoes and performing/reading transesophageal studies. Previous leadership/administrative experience is also desirable. Clinical duties will be carried out at Primary Children Hospital and the Division of Pediatric Cardiology outreach sites. In addition to clinical service, there is both opportunity and expectation for academic work, including education, investigation/research and administration, as well as advocacy. There will be protected time for these efforts with well-established support structure, expected benchmarks and both breadth and depth in mentoring available within the Division. The position will receive additional academic support from the recent endowment of the Lloyd Tani Chair in Pediatric Cardiology.

Noninvasive imaging includes echocardiography (transthoracic, transesophageal, fetal, and 3D), cardiac MRI , and cardiac CT angiography. Annually, division members read over 13,000 echocardiograms, over 800 fetal echoes, over 300 cardiac MRIs, and over 200 CT angiograms. All division members participate in general cardiology outpatient clinics, and also rotate in covering night and weekend call. For more information about the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, please visit https://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/

Qualified candidates must have five years’ experience in non-invasive imaging; and be Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology, with a special focus in fetal echocardiography, cardiac MRI and/or cardiac CT. Previous leadership/administrative experience is also desirable. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank of Professor or Associate Professor.

The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics 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 an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/105689. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Antonio Cabrera, M.D., Division Chief, at antonio.cabrera@hsc.utah.edu. For more information about the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, please visit https://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/

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.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 07/01/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02458F

Type Faculty