Cardiologist- Advanced Heart Failure

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Newark, DE, US

Christiana Care Health System View Company Profile

The ChristianaCare Center for Heart & Vascular Health is currently seeking an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist to join and lead our Advanced Heart Failure Program at the Center for Heart & Vascular Health.Lead a multidisciplinary team of board certified specialists including Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologists, Electrophysiologists, Experienced Nurse Practitioners, and Heart Failure Care Navigators in one of the top 10 largest volume heart failure hospital systems in the United StatesProvide advanced heart failure care services independently, including optimal care of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs)Participate in patient care through consultative and inpatient cardiac services, patient admissions under the Advanced Heart Failure/LVAD service, outpatient care in our Heart Failure Outpatient Center, on-call coverage and teaching opportunities with ChristianaCare’s Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology FellowshipSupport the Heart & Vascular Center’s initiatives to continuously improve patient care and outcomes through innovative programs and utilizing new technologies including virtual health care delivery and participating in the latest research and clinical trials.Provide collaborative leadership with the leadership of the Heart and Vascular Servcie line, Section of Cardiology and Medical Group.About the TeamThe ChristianaCare .Advanced Heart Failure Group is a team of 4 Advanced Heart Failure Doctors, and a team of advanced practice clinicians and heart failure task force support staff. Our section of Cardiology also includes diverse community based practices and the hospital based cardiology group of 25 cardiologists and 16 advanced practice clinicians.The practice setting offers busy clinical practice, opportunities to participate in teaching of Cardiology Fellows and House staff, and engagement in clinical research. The Center for Heart and Vascular Health at Christiana Hospital sees on average 1,800 chest pain admissions and performs over 3,000 cardiac catheterizations, 1,400 PCIs, 1,600 EP procedures and 880 cardiac surgical procedures annually. The Center also provides advanced heart failure services including placement and management of left-ventricular assist devices. ChristianaCare is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. In addition, the Center partners with Pennsylvania Hospital for cardiac transplantation and transplant medicine services.AboutChristianaCareChristianaCare has earned continued Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission for many years. As the largest healthcare provider in the state, ChristianaCare is committed to maintaining the highest standards of patient care while sustaining the well-being of its medical and dental staff members. In the past year, ChristianaCare received the AHA Gold award for heart failure, the AHA Platinum award for myocardial infarction care, the AACN Beacon Award for Excellence, and the Daisy Foundation Award for nursing excellence. ChristianaCare also operates a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Level 1 trauma center providing care for a large number of patients with high clinical acuity. The cardiovascular program offers reasonable call, favorable benefits, teaching opportunities, research opportunities, and patient diversity.ChristianaCare is one of the country’s largest and most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care. #LI-HL1#J-18808-Ljbffr

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