Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Surgery seek a Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Appointment will be a full-time, twelve month service period, non-tenured faculty position at the Professor or Associate Professor level, depending upon experience and academic qualifications with an expected start date of December 1, 2018.
The leadership of clinical programs position will be based at Seattle Children's Hospital (SCH), the comprehensive referral center for a five-state region. Our pediatric cardiac surgery program maintains strong collaborative relationships with an outstanding Division of Pediatric Cardiology as well as the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care team, and actively participates in the education of residents and fellows.
The Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at SCH is responsible for providing cardiac surgical procedures for pediatric patients at both SCH and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, and the administration of quality assessment and quality improvement programs at both institutions. This position will be expected to lead the faculty of the Division of Congenital Cardiac Surgery, participate in the selection and training of residents and fellows, and collaborate with Cardiothoracic and Department of Surgery leadership at affiliated hospitals.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Successful candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified (or foreign equivalent) in cardiothoracic surgery. Candidates must also have a record of academic productivity and leadership.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of 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 candidates should provide a cover letter, current Curriculum Vitae with bibliography., and contact information for three references.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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