Procurement Surgeon - Heart and Lung Transplantation

Location
Long Island, New York
Posted
Nov 09, 2021
Position Type
Permanent

Northwell Health’s Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery is seeking an attending surgeon to join our group to perform heart and lung procurements. Northwell Health’s cardiac surgical program is one of the largest in New York State, doing more than 3,000 adult surgeries across our network. The transplant program lives at The Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital and is the only Long Island hospital to offer cardiac transplant, and is the fastest growing LVAD program in the region. We are also starting a Lung Transplant program beginning 2022. We offer the full spectrum of care to advanced heart and Lung failure patients, including cardiopulmonary exercise testing, hemodynamic monitor implantation, LVAD and transplant, advanced imaging, electrophysiology, and participation in investigator-initiated and sponsored clinical trials. Northwell similarly has one of the largest general thoracic programs in New York, performing more than 3,000 general thoracic surgeries across our system per year. Furthermore, Northwell has robust and well-established medical programs for cystic fibrosis, COPD, pulmonary hypertension, etc.

The infrastructure dedicated to cardiothoracic surgery including transplant and MCS includes experienced and full-time PAs and NPs, a 6-year integrated residency. and 2-year traditional cardiothoracic fellowship, as well as 24/7 critical care intensivists that are under the department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery. Northwell also has a robust ECMO and ECMO-to-go program, supported by one of the largest hospital-based ambulance fleets in the country, plus an air medical program.

This is a full-time, academic position with vast clinical, research, and teaching opportunities. The candidate will receive an academic appointment at the Zucker School of Medicine at Northwell/Hofstra commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

Cover letter should be addressed to:
Alan R. Hartman, MD
Chair, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Northwell Health Cardiology

For further information, please contact the Office of Physician Recruitment at: OPR@northwell.edu

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Diversity and Health Equity:

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. Diversity and inclusion permeates our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receives training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.

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