Interventional Cardiologist in Monroe

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St. Luke’s is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke’s are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay for health care. St. Lukexe2x80x99s University Health Network, the regionxe2x80x99s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nationxe2x80x99s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a BC/BE Interventional Cardiologist to help expand our cardiology services to our hospital in Monroe County, PA. Our hospital boasts state-of-the-art technology along with strong support from our primary care physicians already established in the county. Join a well-established group of over 50 cardiologists. We have 21 offices and 7 free-standing Heart and Vascular Centers. We are looking for a second interventional cardiologist for our Monroe Campus. High volume to be shared with current interventional cardiologist and 1:4 interventional call. The ideal candidate will possess strong interventional skills as well as a willingness to expand our existing base of cardiology patients. St. Lukexe2x80x99s is a 12 hospital system with a fully accredited Level 1 trauma center, STS 3 star cardiac surgery program, structural heart, destination LVAD and full service EPS program, cardiology fellowship program, oncology, neuroscience, orthopedics, high-risk pregnancy, robotic surgery, radiology (we are an international General Electric Show Site) and vascular disease. In joining St. Lukexe2x80x99s University Health Network youxe2x80x99ll enjoy: Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff A culture in which innovation is highly valued Exceptional compensation package and relocation reimbursement Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and CME allowance Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities About St. Lukexe2x80x99s University Health Network Founded in 1872, St. Lukexe2x80x99s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 20,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue in excess of $3 billion, the Networkxe2x80x99s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Lukexe2x80x99s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. The Greater Lehigh Valley & Surrounding Areas – The Poconos Much of daily life happens outdoors, thanks to year-round temperatures which allows for time to explore seasonal sceneries, participate in outdoor focused activities including whitewater adventures, biking, hiking, skiing, and enjoying all that the historic sites have to offer. The Poconos offers a variety of excursions for those looking to get out and explore the vibrant colors that all seasons bring. The Poconos is located just 35 minutes north of the Lehigh Valley and is only 90 minutes to Philadelphia and 2 hours to Downtown Manhattan. If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, please contact: Christine Figler Physician Recruiter Christine.Figler@sluhn.org JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs history and physical examination of all patients seen. Provide cost-effective, high-quality care based on best practice evidenced based medicine. Make best efforts to adhere to standardized orders and practice guidelines that have been approved by the medical staff. Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range or treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated. Provide regular, timely, and appropriate communication with referring physicians, patients and their families. Participates in education of patients and their families. Evaluates and implements patient health care needs. Performs routine exams and obtains patient histories. Manages patient treatment program based on assessment of needs. Initiates treatment via prescriptions, diagnostic tests, exams and procedures. Reviews lab results and plans actions according to results. Performs routine health maintenance activities for new and established patients. Coordinates patient care and makes referrals to physicians, nurses, psychologists, nutritionists, et cetera, as needed. Collaborates and communicates with other professionals, nurses, physicians, and outside agencies regarding patient care. Coordinates patient care and family counseling with public and mental health agencies as appropriate. Teaches wellness habits and educates patients on prevention of potential health problems or method of dealing with present problems. Provides information and materials relating to patient health care needs. Maintains knowledge of current medical practices and skills. Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sitting for up to three (3) hours per day; three (3) hours a t a time. Standing for up to eight (8) hours per day; eight (8) hours at a time. Walking for up to six (6) hours per day; one (1) hour at a time. Frequent fingering, handling, grasping, twisting, and turning as it relates to therapeutic procedures. Consistently lift, carry, and push objects up to 10 pounds. Occasionally lift, carry, and push objects up to 75 pounds. Rarely lifting with assistance, up to 100 pounds. Rarely pushing and pulling patients weighing up to 300 pounds in a wheel chair or stretcher. Occasionally stooping and bending. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Seeing as it relates to normal near, far, color, and peripheral vision. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation and high and low frequencies. EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited medical school and completion of residency and/or fellowship in area of specialty. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Current or recent experience in area of specialty. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS: MD or DO – licensed by the state licensure board within the State of practice. Board Certified/Eligible in the area of specialty by the appropriate medical board. Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke’s!! St. Luke’s University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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