UC Davis Health System — Pediatric Cardiologist Faculty Position

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time academic pediatrician within the specialty of Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology. We are recruiting at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Series in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology.

The candidate’s primary clinical duties include: 1) performing intracardiac electrophysiology studies, catheter ablations, implant of cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED: pacemakers, defibrillators, implantable loop recorders), 2) outpatient pediatric electrophysiology cardiology in our clinic as well as in an outreach setting(s), 3) in-patient EP consult service, 4) supervise and interpret pediatric EKG’s, holter and event monitors, 4) supervise and interpret remote CIED checks. Our preferred candidate will possess at least 3-5 years of independent invasive electrophysiology experience post-fellowship training.

Work distribution will depend on the specific skillset of the candidate. It is expected that the candidate will share in the on-call and weekend/holiday coverage schedule.

In addition to the clinical responsibilities, the ideal candidate will be expected to participate in teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, research activities of the Department of Pediatrics, and serve on departmental committees. A background and/or interest in research or quality improvement is preferred.

Candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program
  • Successful completion of an approved Pediatric Cardiology fellowship training program at time of hire
  • Board eligibility or certification in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Eligibility for Sub-board certification in Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology (IBHRE- Pediatric)
  • Eligibility for a California Medical License
  • Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment, including working closely with Adult
    Cardiac Electrophysiology services.

The Pediatric Heart Center at UC Davis Children’s Hospital is inland Northern California’s only full-service cardiac care facility for children and young adults, offering the latest tests and treatments for a range of congenital or acquired cardiovascular conditions. Our integrated multidisciplinary team of surgeons, specialists, physicians, nurses and researchers offer Northern California’s most sophisticated specialized diagnostic, interventional and surgical expertise in comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures for children with heart defects.

For full consideration applications should be received by September 21, 2020, however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03687.

With more than 120 physicians in 33 pediatric subspecialties, the Children’s Hospital is a 118-bed hospital housed within the 619-bed University of California, Davis Medical Center. It is the only designated Children’s Hospital in the Sacramento region, and is known for offering comprehensive, compassionate, family-centered care. UC Davis Children’s Hospital is distinguished for its outstanding congenital heart program and its internationally recognized telemedicine programs. Within the last few years, UC Davis Children’s Hospital built a new 49-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a new 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

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