University of California, Davis — Pediatric Cardiac Interventionist

Pediatric Cardiac Interventionist Position 

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

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting 1 full-time academic Pediatric Cardiac Interventionist within the Pediatric Cardiology specialty. We are recruiting at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical Series in the Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and specifically trained and experienced in Pediatric Cardiac Interventions. Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, be board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and must possess or be eligible for licensure in the State of California. 

The interventional cardiology candidate must have at least 3 years of experience in interventions in congenital heart disease and have the desire and ability to build and grow a practice in interventional cardiology volume. 

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. 

The candidates must have the following 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. 
  • Successful completion of a Pediatric Interventional Cardiology advanced fellowship training program. 
  • Board certification in Pediatric Cardiology. 
  • Eligibility for a California Medical License. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching of students and housestaff. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency to perform clinical research. 
  • Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment, including working closely with Adult Congenital Heart Disease services. 
  • Service including committees, leadership ability, and community outreach. 
  • Have Board Certification in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (preferred). 

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 December 27, 2021. However the position will remain open until filled. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Statement of Research and Statement of Teaching are optional. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04580. 

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/). 

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

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 UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub- contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify  

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety. 

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come. 

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) 

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