The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington is seeking a full time Assistant Professor without tenure or Associate Professor without tenure to join the Division of Cardiology, as a member of the Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, and Transplant team. Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a 12-month service period position, on the Clinician-Educator Pathway. Anticipated start date is Summer of 2020. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Outpatient and inpatient clinical service, and interpretation of echocardiography, advanced imaging and other service related non-invasive diagnostics, e.g. laboratory, sub-interpretation (translate to clinical management), and catheterization results related to heart failure, cardiomyopathy and transplantation.
Participating in committees as requested by the applicable Service Line or Seattle Children's leadership.
Engage with referring providers and families to assure that the needs of patients and families are being met.
Engage with consultants, other providers in a multidisciplinary model of care.
Serve as a role model, leading by example and provide behavioral based feedback to team members
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.
Work with administrative and clinical leaders to support Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) plans to ensure the program goals are attained.
Support timely review of any patient safety events.
Support a robust M&M program and identify opportunities for improvement
Give input to continuing education activities designed to maintain and enhance competencies
Support legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Maintain professionalism in regards to billing, documentation, conference attendance and collaboration with peers, trainees, staff, patients and families.
Respond to physician-related feedback or complaints.
Look for opportunities to become actively involved in scientific investigation.
Maintain a productivity commensurate for rank and for the clinician educator track in either educational, original research, or quality and outcome type of investigation.
Support cardiac clinical educational programs for nursing, medical students, residents, fellows, and ARNPs.
The successful candidate will have earned an MD/DO, MBChB (or foreign equivalent) and 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 a current curriculum vitae, a personal cover letter and at least two professional references related to pediatric cardiology or heart failure/transplant.
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