Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Cardiology

Title: Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington is seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor to join the Division of Cardiology, Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Clinical Assistant and Clinical Associate Professors hold annual appointments that align with a 12 month service period (July 1 - June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. 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.

The base salary range for this position will be: Clinical Assistant Professors MD $16,535 - $24,803 per month ($198,420 - $297,636 annually), and Clinical Associate Professors MD $19,719 - $29,578 per month ($236,628 - $354,936 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through Children’s University Medical Group practice plan. Additional administrative responsibilities may be offered to a specific candidate with appropriate experience and qualifications which may result in an administrative supplement (ADS).

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. 


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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


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.


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).

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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

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 ( 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 (

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