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University of Utah Academic Complex Care Pediatrician in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Academic Complex Care Pediatrician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 01660 - Pediatric Complex Care

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY2022


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an academic Complex Care Pediatrician. The Complex Care Pediatrician will care for children with medical complexities ( CMC ) in our outpatient clinics, in a consultative model of co-management with community-based primary care medical homes in the Intermountain West. The Division’s leading initiative is the Comprehensive Care Program, established in 2007. Comprehensive Care is a consultative system of interdisciplinary, team-based care for children with medical complexities ( CMC ), technology-dependencies, chronic conditions, and complex disabilities. We emphasize co-management with primary care medical homes, parent-provider partnerships, shared-decision making, and goal-directed care. CMC in our Comprehensive Care Program have >3 organ systems affected, technology dependencies, medical fragility and complexity, and multifaceted disabilities. Inpatient consultations at Primary Children’s Hospital and University of Utah Health are provided in a team-based approach. Our Division faculty also have clinical roles at a local, 30-bed pediatric transitional care/ LTAC unit for children with technology-dependencies in a 120-bed, community-based specialty hospital, and at a local pediatric skilled nursing facility; clinical roles will be aligned with the interests of the selected candidate.

Qualified candidates must be board eligible/board certified in General Pediatrics. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or training in the care of CMC and disabilities. 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 experience and qualifications.

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 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 https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/117775. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Nancy Murphy, M.D., Division Chief, at nancy.murphy@hsc.utah.edu.

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:


Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu


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. https://safety.utah.edu/safetyreport This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 06/18/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02667F

Type Faculty