Job ID: 290112760
Last Updated: 2/6/2023
Advanced Heart Failure Physician
The ChristianaCare Center for Heart & Vascular Health
The ChristianaCare Center for Heart & Vascular Health is currently seeking an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist to join our Advanced Heart Failure Program at the Center for Heart & Vascular Health.
-Join a multidisciplinary team of board certified specialists including Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologists, Electrophysiologists, Experienced Nurse Practitioners, and Heart Failure Care Navigators in one of the top 10 largest volume heart failure hospital systems in the United States
-Provide advanced heart failure care services independently, including optimal care of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs)
-Participate in patient care through consultative and inpatient cardiac services, patient admissions under the Advanced Heart Failure/LVAD service, outpatient care in our Heart Failure Outpatient Center, on-call coverage and teaching opportunities with ChristianaCare's Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship
-Support the Heart & Vascular Center's initiatives to continuously improve patient care and outcomes through innovative programs and utilizing new technologies including virtual health care delivery and participating in the latest research and clinical trials.
About the Team
ChristianaCare Cardiovascular Consultants is a large, progressive, hospital-based cardiology group that includes 25 cardiologists and 16 advanced practice clinicians. The section of Cardiology also includes diverse community based practices. The practice setting offers busy clinical practice, opportunities to participate in teaching of Cardiology Fellows and House staff, and engagement in clinical research. The Center for Heart and Vascular Health at Christiana Hospital sees on average 1,800 chest pain admissions and performs over 3,000 cardiac catheterizations, 1,400 PCIs, 1,600 EP procedures and 880 cardiac surgical procedures annually. The Center also provides advanced heart failure services including placement and management of left-ventricular assist devices. ChristianaCare is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. In addition, the Center partners with Pennsylvania Hospital for cardiac transplantation and transplant medicine services.
ChristianaCare has earned continued Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission for many years. As the largest healthcare provider in the state, ChristianaCare is committed to maintaining the highest standards of patient care while sustaining the well-being of its medical and dental staff members. In the past year, ChristianaCare received the AHA Gold award for heart failure, the AHA Platinum award for myocardial infarction care, the AACN Beacon Award for Excellence, and the Daisy Foundation Award for nursing excellence. ChristianaCare also operates a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Level 1 trauma center providing care for a large number of patients with high clinical acuity. The cardiovascular program offers reasonable call, favorable benefits, teaching opportunities, research opportunities, and patient diversity.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest and most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
ChristianaCare Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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