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Pediatric Gastroenterologist

University of Utah Health

October 16, 2018
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Salt Lake City, Utah


Full Time - practiced


The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Gastroenterologist, with a primary focus in general pediatric gastroenterology. 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 physician will provide outpatient and inpatient care, and will participate in clinical outreach activities at our pediatric gastroenterology satellite clinics. The physician will also participate in teaching activities, concomitant with clinical care. Although the primary focus of this position is clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration as well as advocacy.

Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children's Hospital, a 289-bed facility located on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. Primary Children's, owned and operated by Intermountain Healthcare, ranks among the top children's hospitals in the United States. Our outpatient tasks occur at affiliated outpatient clinics located at the hospital; several satellite clinics located 30-45 minutes from the hospital; and sites located distant that would require an overnight stay. Our liver transplant program performed 20 transplants in 2017 and our IBD program manages >300 patients. In partnership with the hospital, we lead a feeding and swallowing center, an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders program, a motility program, and a comprehensive nutrition clinic. We are active in our cystic fibrosis program, which is recognized nationally for its results, and our clinicians are members of the Esophageal and Airways Treatment Center.

The prosperous candidate must be Board Qualified / Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Gastroenterology. 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 Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah 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 is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West. Within the city are outstanding restaurants and a newly opened Broadway theater. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and everyday direct flights to multiple European cities. Outdoor activities are unparalleled: the city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state's renowned red rock landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a half-day's drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and numerous other outdoor activities.

To apply:

Interested individuals can apply at A cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, Contact Us by Stephen L. Guthery, M.D., Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Stephen

The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership abilities, and Respect. The University of Utah HSC 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 the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

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.

Internal Number: PRN02110F

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About University of Utah Health
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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