The University of Utah is seeking to fill a position for an Assistant/Associate Professor, track dependent on qualifications, in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. This position will work closely with 5 other pediatric physiatrists and collaborators in the Department of Pediatrics, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery and others. This position will be primarily at the Primary Children’s Miller Campus in Lehi, UT and will be comprised largely of outpatient clinics, procedural opportunities, along with some inpatient consultations and the potential for outreach clinics. Shared call coverage at the Primary Children’s main campus in Salt Lake City, UT will also be expected.
Excellent communication skills, the ability to manage complex spasticity, and a broad-base in pediatric rehabilitation are strongly encouraged. Fellowship training and board certification/eligibility in pediatric PM&R is strongly preferred. Significant interest in independent research goals and/or education and teaching are looked upon favorably. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.
The University of Utah is the largest tertiary/quaternary academic medical center in the Intermountain West. It has ranked in the Top 10 Academic Medical Centers for quality of care for the last 13 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds and Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities in a rapidly growing State.
The new Primary Children’s Hospital at The Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Campus in Lehi, Utah is on target for an early 2024 opening date. This is a second campus to the hospital in Salt Lake City and will be a 5-story, full-service pediatric hospital opening with 66 beds with the ability to expand to 100 beds. It will have a pediatric behavioral health unit, PICU, Surgical NICU, Medical-Surgical unit, and an Observation unit (licensed as inpatient beds for maximum flexibility). Additionally, this campus will have 5 Operating suites, and a Minor Procedure Room, a 19-bay emergency department, a Level-2 pediatric trauma program and a full complement of ancillary services. Attached to the hospital is a 3-story medical office building with over 140 treatment areas for pediatric subspecialists to provide outpatient services including outpatient behavioral health, rehab therapy, infusion services and a variety of pediatric subspecialty clinics.
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.
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The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. The University of Utah is the largest tertiary/ quaternary academic medical center in the Intermountain West. It has ranked in the Top 10 Academic Medical Centers for Quality of care for the last 13 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds with specialized hospitals serving oncology, orthopaedic, neuroscience, psychiatric, and ophthalmologic patients.
In the spring of 2020, we opened the 75-bed Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital, which is one of the most advanced rehabilitation facilities in the nation and will serve as a catalyst for the further development of the University’s rehabilitation programs. We are looking for energetic academically-oriented physiatrists who will support this transition and help us expand our footprint regionally and nationally.