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Assistant or Associate Professor without tenure (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology


Position Overview


School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Cardiology

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor without tenure (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 WOT (without tenure by reason of funding) or Associate Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) to join the Division of Cardiology, Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.  Associate and Full Professors hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off. Anticipated start date is Fall of 2022.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

General expectations:

  • The primary responsibility of this position will be as an attending physician on the inpatient cardiology rotations in the ICU and Ward units.
  • Will provide appropriate and timely documentation related to inpatient care and consults.
  • Participate in outpatient cardiology clinics
  • Will share in the standard call pool responsibilities for inpatient coverage for nights and weekends and additional weekend rounding coverage.
  • Timely communication with referring providers and families
  • Engage with consultants, other providers in a multidisciplinary model of care.
  • Attend weekly inpatient meetings.

Clinical Care:

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

Planning:

  • Works with administrative and clinical leaders to support quality and performance improvement to ensure that program goals are attained.
  • Participates in task forces and committees, as applicable to Service line or Seattle Children’s leadership.

Regulatory:

  • Responds in a timely manner to physician or patient related feedback or complaints.
  • Supports legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.   
  • Provides input to continuing education activities designed to maintain and enhance competencies
  • Maintains professionalism with regards to billing, documentation, conference attendance and collaboration with peers, trainees, staff, patients, and families.

Quality Improvement/Research

  • Support timely review of any patient safety events.
  • Support a robust M&M program and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Participate in Quality Improvement efforts which include Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery Microsystem activities and weekly meetings
  • Participate in PAC3 database data integrity, PAC3 improvement activities, attend PAC3 meetings, and support national collaborative efforts

Education:

  • Support cardiac clinical educational programs for nursing, medical students, residents, fellows, and ARNPs.
  • Support residents and fellows on service and participate in structured resident education

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 via Interfolio, a current curriculum vitae, a personal cover letter and statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (i.e.,diversity statement).

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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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The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

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