Seeking an AHF & Transplant Cardiologist to serve as Med. Dir. of the Cardiac Critical Care Unit

Location
New Jersey
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
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Specialty
Cardiology
Position Type
Permanent

RWJBarnabas Health is Seeking an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist to serve as Medical Director of the Cardiac Critical Care Unit in NJ

RWJBarnabas Health and the Division of Cardiology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center seeks an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant physician to be the Medical Director of the Cardiac Critical Care Unit (CCU). NBIMC is one of the nation’s largest heart transplant centers with mature Advanced Heart Failure, Shock, and Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs. This is a great opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team and lead all aspects of cardiac critical care in a quaternary level cardiovascular center.  

This position will be embedded in the Section of Heart Failure and Transplant within the Division of Cardiology. The ideal candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program with the added responsibility of overseeing the Cardiac Critical Care Unit (CCU) at NBIMC as its Medical Director. The candidate will work to standardize the care of patients in the CCU, setting programmatic goals and metrics for quality, safety, and efficiency, developing clinical protocols, and implementing standards of practice. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the multidisciplinary management of critical care patients, including pre and post heart transplant patients, those with temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support devices, and those with other conditions such as myocardial infarction, post-cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, and shock. The candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team that includes other Heart Failure and Transplant physicians, Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Physicians. The candidate will have an academic track record and the desire and ability to educate and mentor students, residents, fellows, and staff, to implement quality improvement initiatives, and to participate in clinical research.

The position offers excellent compensation, a robust benefits package, and the opportunity to join the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey.

Located in Northern, NJ, this role is in close proximity to the bright lights of NYC, surrounded by top notch schools, charming downtowns, and delicious multicultural restaurants!

More about this position:

  • Board Certified in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology required
  • Additional board certification in Critical Care is preferred/encouraged (not required)
  • At least 5 years of relevant previous experience
  • New Jersey licensed or eligible for New Jersey licensure

To learn more about this position and other opportunities throughout New Jersey and with RWJBarnabas Health, please contact Valerie.Alvarez@rwjbh.org.

About RWJBarnabas Health:
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers, and four accountable care organizations.

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