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Pediatric Cardiologist Faculty Member 22-23

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $235,628 - $396,166. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan (

Application Window

Open date: April 3, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

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 Pediatric Cardiologist. We are recruiting at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks in the Clinical Pediatrics or Health Sciences Clinical Series in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology.

The candidate’s primary clinical duties include: 1) general outpatient pediatric cardiology in our local clinics as well as our outreach clinics, 2) in-patient consult service, 3) supervise and interpret pediatric electrocardiograms and transthoracic, transesophageal, and fetal echocardiograms. Required skillsets include ability to perform and interpret transesophageal and fetal echocardiograms. 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.

The Pediatric Heart Center at UC Davis Children's Hospital is inland Northern California's only full-service facility for children and young adults with congenital and acquired heart disease offering the most advanced testing and treatments for a range of congenital or acquired cardiovascular conditions. Our integrated multidisciplinary team of 2 CHD surgeons, 9 Pediatric Cardiologists and 6 Nurse Practitioners/PAs along with other pediatric subspecialists and researchers offer Northern California's most sophisticated and specialized expertise in cardiac imaging, diagnostic, interventional, hybrid procedures and cardiac surgery. Other specialized cardiac services of the Program include echocardiography (including fetal, transesophageal, IVUS, and intracardiac), exercise stress testing, electrophysiology testing, radiofrequency and cryoablation and pacemaker services. The CHD program also has an advanced interventional/hybrid fellowship. Other advanced subspecialty cardiac clinics offered include cardiomyopathy and heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, adult congenital heart disease, and interstage for single ventricle infants. To provide more flexibility, accessibility, and timely care for pediatric cardiology patients, the Pediatric Heart Center treats patients in both Sacramento and throughout Northern California at various outreach sites.

With more than 120 physicians in 33 pediatric subspecialties, the Children's Hospital is a 121- 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. UC Davis Children's Hospital has a 49-bed level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a new 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. UC Davis Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly designated birth center.

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.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• 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 this hire
• Board certification/eligibility in Pediatric Cardiology
• Eligibility for a California Medical License
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment

Preferred qualifications

• An additional year of advanced pediatric echocardiography training is preferred.
• A background and/or interest in research or quality improvement is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Sacramento, CA