The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital (NYP/MSCH) is currently recruiting for a Medical Director of Non-Invasive Imaging. This position is a full-time faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Department of Pediatrics at CUMC with employment through Columbia Doctors, the Faculty Practice Organization of CUMC. The candidate should have already achieved the academic level of either Associate or full Professor of Pediatrics in their current position. The candidate must currently be board certified in Pediatric Cardiology through the American Board of Pediatrics and have expertise in all modalities of pediatric cardiac non-invasive imaging including transthoracic, transesophageal and fetal cardiology, as well as, at least a basic understanding of cardiac MRI imaging. The Non-Invasive Imaging subsection is the largest in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and program at NYP/MSCH. We have 6 full time non-invasive imaging cardiologists including 5 who perform and interpret fetal echocardiograms; 2 who perform and interpret cardiac MRI’s and CT’s and all of whom perform transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiograms for both our NYP/MSCH inpatient and onsite CUMC outpatient services. We also have 5 additional CUMC pediatric cardiologists who provide part-time transthoracic and transesophageal imaging services onsite. Our team is responsible for providing echocardiographic imaging guidance at NYP/MSCH during procedures in the operating room, the catheterization laboratories and in the intensive care units and covers all cardiac imaging needs of in and out patients including the emergency room. Our Fetal Cardiology Program is under the direction of Dr. Stephanie Levasseur. Our fetal cardiology team works in close relationship with the NYP/MSCH Perinatal Pediatrics team, the high-risk OB team and the Maternal-Fetal Medicine program at CUMC. The Pediatric Non-Invasive Laboratory at CUMC and NYP-MSCH is a large clinical program, with approximately 14,000 echocardiograms performed annually, including 1900 fetal echocardiograms and 800 transesophageal studies. Our program also performs over 200 cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) examinations annually and in excess of 50 cardiac CTs with a growing demand.
The Medical Director of Non-Invasive Imaging will work under the direction of the Pediatric Cardiology Division Chief and will be responsible for overseeing all of the clinical and scholarly work of this subsection. He/she will be responsible for all administrative responsibilities of the subsection including but not limited to national accreditation of our program, faculty scheduling and coverage, equipment and maintenance of current standards and quality metrics as set by the national subspecialty societies and credentialing bodies. Other responsibilities of this faculty position will be to work with NYP/MSCH leadership to recruit and maintain the clinical expertise of pediatric cardiac sonographers. This will also include working with the NYP/MSCH leadership to assure collaboration with the hospital in regards to resources, staff and services for all non-invasive imaging services involving NYP/MSCH. We are looking for a national leader in the field of Pediatric Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging to join our Pediatric Cardiology division and lead our Non-Invasive Imaging team here to CUMC and NYP/MSCH. Our team includes world renowned subspecialty experts in Pediatric and Adult Pulmonary Hypertension; Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation; Interventional Cardiology for Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease and a world-class Congenital Cardiovascular Surgical Program. Interested candidates, please apply at: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64233
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