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University of Utah Pediatric Intensivist - Billings, Montana in Billings, Montana

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Position/Rank Pediatric Intensivist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications - Billings, Montana

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

City Billings, MT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY2022 or later


The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine has several openings for Pediatric Intensivists in Billings, Montana. The Pediatric Intensivist will join the faculty in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Clinical responsibilities will center on the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit ( PICU ) at St. Vincent’s Hospital located in Billings, Montana, and will include covering the pediatric ward patients during weekday hours. The Intensivist will also share in unrestricted nighttime call for pediatric intensive care patients. The Pediatric Intensivist will have the opportunity to travel to Salt Lake City to do clinical time (2-3 weeks) in the PICU at Primary Children’s Hospital ( PCH ); services may also be provided at PCH via telemedicine. As part of the academic appointment, there is an expectation for scholarly work outside of clinical service, including education, investigation, administration/service, and advocacy.

The PICU at St. Vincent’s hospital services a large geographic area including the city of Billings, as well as communities across Montana and surrounding states. The PICU at St Vincent’s Hospital is a 5-bed unit with an adjoining pediatric ward consisting of 11 beds. The PICU is staffed with Board Certified critical care pediatricians. The pediatric ward is staffed with pediatric hospitalists and community pediatricians. The clinical services provided span modalities of life-sustaining therapy, including mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring and support.

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Selected candidates will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Department of Pediatrics and University of Utah offer a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, 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.

Once physicians come to Billings for an onsite interview, they fall in love with the beauty and are surprised by all Montana has to offer. With 300 plus days of sunshine and 12 different ski hills, it’s a wonderful place to live and work. Billings offers easy access to anything from fabulous restaurants to quintessential mountain hiking. Billings is a family-friendly community with a variety of school options including Montessori schools, parochial schools and a praiseworthy public school system. Billings is proud to boast a traveler friendly international airport in a safe city with very little traffic. Montana offers amazing views, adventure, and landscape that are incomparable to anything in the U.S.

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information, please contact Jill Sweney, M.D., Interim Division Chief at

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.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 11/08/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02825F

Type Faculty