Heart Failure Transplant Cardiologist

Location
Galveston, Texas
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Specialty
Cardiology
Position Type
Permanent

Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Galveston, Texas, seeks a heart failure transplant cardiologist to join its robust, academic cardiology practice at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be the fourth heart failure cardiologist and an integral part of the growing program of advanced heart failure, circulatory assist device, and heart transplantation. The successful candidate will work with 17 other academic cardiologists in the Division of Cardiology, a well-managed, robustly-growing, and authentically academic cardiology practice. The program and the Division of Cardiology have enjoyed the excellent infrastructure of UTMB Health and are strongly supported by institutional leadership. The Division is a professional home for 15 general cardiology, two heart failure, and two interventional cardiology fellows. The Division strives to create and maintain a positive, stable, and efficient work environment. The successful candidate will enjoy highly collaborative and stimulating academic interactions with the faculty, fellows, and staff.

The successful candidate should be board certified or eligible in ABIM Cardiovascular Diseases, have undergone structured heart failure fellowship at least for 12 months, and either possess or is eligible for full medical license in the State of Texas. Expertise in conducting clinical research trials is a plus but not required. The successful candidate should be an exceptional communicator with superior people skills, positive attitude, and genuine desire to benefit our patients through the practice of academic heart failure cardiology.

Interested parties are invited to visit our website at: http://www.utmb.edu/internalmedicine/divisions/cardiology/ for more information

Founded in 1891, UTMB Health is the first medical school in the state of Texas and has excelled in all three aspects of academic medicine, education, research, and patient care. UTMB is located on Galveston Island, just 60 miles south of Houston. The island enjoys the natural beauty, tranquility, abundant wildlife and beaches. UTMB Health strives to provide Equal Opportunity Employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Nominations and letters of intent, including curriculum vitae, can be submitted in confidence to the attention of: Ken Fujise, MD, Chair, Search Committee, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 4.112 John Sealy Annex, Route 0570, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555-0570' or more preferably by e-mail (Ken.Fujise@utmb.edu).