Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist - Join an Award-Winning Organization in Atlanta

Wellstar Medical Group
Marietta, Georgia
Jan 12, 2022
Position Type

Metro Atlanta
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence, and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Wellstar Medical Group is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Cardiologist with additional sub-specialty fellowship training and certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant.

Job Details
Wellstar Health System is an 11-hospital system in the metropolitan Atlanta region. Our flagship hospital is Wellstar Kennestone in Marietta, GA. Wellstar Kennestone is a 3-tower, 630-bed hospital with an active expansion plan underway. We currently have an 18-bed CCU and a premier temporary mechanical support program for cardiogenic shock, which includes VA-ECMO, Impella CP/RP/5.0, Tandem Heart, Protek Duo, and IABP (femoral and axillary). In addition, we have a robust durable LVAD program that is among the leaders in the country in terms of implant volume at non-transplant centers. We also have a high-volume cardiac surgery program, and we have become regional leaders in implanting the Heartmate 3 device via thoracotomy approach. We have developed close relationships with multiple academic centers that serve as transplant partners.

Join our multi-disciplinary clinical team which will include 4 Advanced Heart Failure trained cardiologists, 2 VAD surgeons, 3 RN VAD coordinators, 5 Heart Failure/VAD NPs, as well as social workers and behavioral health professionals. Our team provides inpatient and outpatient care of patients with heart failure, chronic inotropic support, and durable LVAD therapy.

The Wellstar Center for Cardiovascular Care is the largest and most comprehensive provider of cardiovascular services in northwest Georgia. The Center includes 11 hospitals and 13 office locations throughout metro Atlanta. Our 90+ physicians and 65+ APPs provide care for the entire spectrum of cardiac patients (surgery, structural heart, advanced heart failure, EP, advanced imaging, complex intervention, ECMO, and research). 

We proudly offer a comprehensive benefits package including:  

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance  
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage  
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance  
  • Life insurance 403(b) with employer match  
  • CME allowance  
  • Extended illness bank  
  • Paid time off for vacation and holidays (excludes shift-based positions)  
  • Concierge service  
  • Adoption assistance  

We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy. We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community. 

For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.

Please contact Alex Knight at: or at: 866-826-1217 and reference CHF-129115

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