The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, at the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, is seeking a Pediatric Cardiologist to serve as a subspecialist in Pediatric Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support with potential subspecialty leadership opportunities to join its growing program. The Heart Center faculty includes a team of 13 full-time pediatric cardiologists with subspecialty expertise in Non-invasive and Fetal Imaging, Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Cardiac Intensive Care. In addition, the Heart Center Staff includes three Cardiovascular Surgeons.
The Heart Center is proud to be part of the only freestanding Children’s Hospital in New Orleans and Louisiana, and the top academic heart program in the state. It has recently received leadership commitment by a nationally-known pediatric cardiologist beginning in the spring of 2019. Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor (non-tenure or tenure tracks), and will be determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in heart failure, cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support. The physician will be responsible for building a heart failure program and working with our surgeons and intensivists with the intention of developing Heart Center expertise in cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support.
Position offers competitive benefits, and a compensation package commensurate with training and experience.
Children’s Hospital resides in New Orleans’ historic and vibrant uptown area. Our campus is currently undergoing a $300 million physical revitalization and transformation, and at the same time expanding new multispecialty outpatient campuses in the city and region. The Heart Center program provides services for patients throughout the state of Louisiana, including 260 CV surgeries, 275 cardiac catheterizations, 5000 ambulatory visits, and 5500 ECHOs annually. There is a dedicated 20 bed CICU with dedicated in-house attending coverage and a recently completed state of the art hybrid catheterization suite. The incoming Heart Failure specialist would be responsible for integrating heart failure services and resources into the new Children’s Hospital clinical infrastructure.
MD or MD/PhD or equivalent
Board certified/board eligible (or equivalent) in Pediatric Cardiology
Must have demonstrated excellence in heart failure, cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support.
Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana before start date
The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.
The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 Program
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, C.V. and list of references electronically. Apply online: https://lsuh.sc/jobs/?id=3289
LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans
Internal Number: Ref#3289
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