University of Utah Pediatric Gastroenterologist in Billings, Montana
Position/Rank Pediatric Gastroenterologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00855 - Pediatric Gastroenterology
City Billings, MT
Track Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin CY2024
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in theDepartment of Pediatrics (https://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics) at theUniversity of Utah School of Medicine (https://medicine.utah.edu/) has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Gastroenterologist. Clinical activities are based atSt. Vincent’s Hospital (https://www.sclhealth.org/locations/st-vincent-healthcare/) in Billings, Montana and include outpatient and inpatient care for pediatric gastroenterology patients including performance of endoscopic procedures and biopsies. Outreach to regional locations in Central Montana, Eastern Montana, and Northern Wyoming is expected, with chartered air travel for distances over 150 miles. Will share on-call responsibilities.
St. Vincent’s Hospital is a 286-bed hospital with 19 pediatric inpatient beds, 5 pediatric ICU beds, 20 beds in a level III newborn ICU , pediatric endoscopic services with pediatric anesthesia, and pediatric sub-specialty services including cardiology, pediatric surgery, neurology, endocrinology, neonatology, rheumatology, nephrology, and intensive care medicine. St. Vincent’s Hospital is part of the Intermountain Health network, a not-for-profit health system with locations in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Montana. Intermountain Health operates Primary Children’s Hospital, a 289-bed children’s hospital in Salt Lake City and the new Lehi-Miller Campus, a 66 bed children’s hospital located in Lehi, Utah. A new St. Vincent’s hospital is expected to break ground within a year.
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition currently has 15 physicians, four advanced practice nurse clinicians, 6 registered nurses, and 3Pediatric GI fellows (https://sway.office.com/SPjPvqlCyim8MQLh?ref=Link&loc=play) . The Division has all pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition clinical services represented with the exception of small bowel transplantation. The liver transplant program has performed >300 liver transplants since its inception. The program is one of the only centers in the country with a pediatric ERCP /advanced endoscopy program. Additional programs include fully equipped and staffed endoscopy suites, a gastrointestinal Motility Disorders Center, a multidisciplinary IBD program with close collaboration with an IBD surgery program, close collaboration with theCystic Fibrosis Center (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/primary-childrens/programs-specialties/pulmonology/cystic-fibrosis) , Food Allergy and Eosinophilic Disorders Clinic, theEsophageal and Airway Treatment Center (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/primary-childrens/programs-specialties/general-surgery/esophageal-airway) , aFeeding and Swallowing Center (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/primary-childrens/programs-specialties/gastroenterology/feeding-swallowing/) , a comprehensive nutrition center, an Aerodigestive Clinic, a Home Enteral Feeding Transitions program (post- NICU ), and a multidisciplinaryColorectal Center (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/primary-childrens/programs-specialties/general-surgery/colorectal-program) .
The successful candidate must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Gastroenterology. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Department and University offers a competitive salary and unmatchedbenefits program (https://benefits.utah.edu/) including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to foster success in translational or basic research, quality improvement engagement, and excellence as educators.
Billings, Montana is the economic and healthcare home for Central and Eastern Montana and Northern Wyoming.The Billings area is home to 120,000 residents, and is a vibrant (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BegHdyvpIJ8) , growing, affordable, and safe city on the Yellowstone River, two hours from Yellowstone National Park,the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absaroka%E2%80%93Beartooth\_Wilderness#/media/File:Absaroka-Beartooth\_Wilderness\_NPS1.jpg) , and the Bighorn Mountains.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/154128 . Cover letter and curriculum vitae required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Stephen L. Guthery, M.D., Division Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology, and Nutrition at email@example.com .
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Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 10/13/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN03401F