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Pediatric Physiatrist

University of Utah

February 15, 2018
Job location:
Salt Lake City, Utah

Full Time - practiced


Rank Dependent on Qualifications, Clinical or Tenure track Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
This is an incredible opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in a children's hospital ranked as one of the best in the US. The Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, has an immediate opening for an academic Pediatric Physiatrist to join our growing inpatient and ambulatory care programs. The pediatric physiatrist will provide comprehensive, coordinated and patient/family-centered care for children with congenital and acquired conditions connected with disabilities and secondary medical conditions, including those with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular disorders, congenital syndromes and musculoskeletal disorders. Clinical responsibilities will be carried out at Primary Children's Hospital and will include teaching/practice in outpatient and inpatient settings. In addition to clinical care, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration and advocacy.
Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree; and must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, or in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, or in other related specialty with comparable training. 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 practice and qualifications.
The University offers a competitive income and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual income 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 at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, Contact Us by: Nancy Murphy, M.D., at
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership abilities, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountcapability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate located upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a discapability, 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 candidates, 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 discapability accommodation, Contact Us by: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.


Additional income Information: The University offers a competitive income and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual income that vest immediately.

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About University of Utah
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 all over the Intermountain West.Pediatrics is a dynamic department dedicated to excellence in clinical care, medical education, research and expertise expansion, and faculty development. The widespread spirit of collegiality all over 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 broad resources, skills, 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 Information technology a rich environment for growth, discovery, and exceptional clinical care.

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