General Pediatric Cardiologist - Cleveland

Location
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Posted
Oct 16, 2019
Ref
562102
Specialty
Cardiology
Position Type
Permanent
Cleveland Clinic Children's is seeking a Pediatric Cardiologist to join the Cardiology Department in the Institute of Pediatrics. This position will focus on general pediatric cardiology including skills to read transthoracic echocardiograms. Duties will include staffing for regional outpatient clinics, inpatient night call and cardiology service at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital. The candidate will read outpatient echocardiograms and cover the pediatric cardiology practice at Hillcrest Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital and outstanding regional facility with more than 3,500 deliveries a year and a level III NICU. The successful candidate will have a strong clinical background, a commitment to being accessible to consultants and strong interpersonal communication skills.

The successful candidate would join our team of 14 Pediatric Cardiologists and 2 Nurse Practitioners in a busy clinical and academic practice. An interest in teaching is desirable as Hillcrest and Cleveland Clinic are training facilities for Pediatric Residents. In addition the Pediatric Cardiology Department has an active Fellowship program. The Hillcrest Heart Center is housed within a new Cleveland Clinic Children's pediatric multi-specialty center which opened in the fall of 2016. Our Echo lab is ICAEL accredited and the Hillcrest campus is covered by main campus pediatric sonographers 24/7.

A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. The Department deservedly enjoys an excellent national reputation for excellence in clinical care and patient outcomes with a world-class pediatric and congenital heart surgery team. Board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Cardiology is required.

Cleveland Clinic Children's is a NACHRI-designated tertiary referral hospital on the Cleveland Clinic campus with more than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing the ~400 inpatient beds and 40+ outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children's network, providing over 800,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, over 12,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year. Cleveland Clinic Children's was ranked as one of the Best Children's Hospitals in U.S. News and World Report 2018-2019.

Elizabeth (Tess) Vickers Saarel, MD

Department Chair, Pediatric Cardiology

At Cleveland Clinic Children's, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.
  • More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing the ~400 inpatient beds and 40+ outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children's network, providing over 800,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, over 12,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.

  • More than 100 pediatric physicians are recognized annually as being among the "Best Doctors in America."

  • Cleveland Clinic Children's has consistently ranked among the "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report.

  • Our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program ranked as the best in Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

  • Our pediatric gastroenterology program ranks among the top 10 programs in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report.

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Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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