Pediatric Cardiologist

Nemours Cardiac Center has an opening for a pediatric cardiologist with expertise and aspiration to take a leadership role in pulmonary hypertension. The physician will be provided the support needed inclusive of nursing and administrative support required to build a state-of-the-art pulmonary hypertension program. Nemours Cardiac Center is an integrated practice unit (IPU) with over 250 employees and consists of a 20-bed cardiac intensive care unit, 15-bed cardiac step-down unit with 3-bed dedicated PACU, 2 hybrid interventional and EP labs, and a cardiac OR. The clinical staff in the Cardiac Center include three CT surgeons under leadership of the internationally renowned surgeon, Dr. Christian Pizarro, six cardiac intensivists, three cardiac anesthesiologists, twenty-two cardiologists (inclusive of two interventionalists), two electrophysiologists, two heart failure and transplant specialists, two ACHD certified physicians and fourteen advanced practice providers. The Cardiac Center also has two clinical psychologists and a dedicated genetics counselor. In this IPU, all patient care services needed for optimal cardiac patient care are under the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. The entire team provides services across fetal through Adult Congenital Heart Disease services. Our academic affiliation is with Thomas Jefferson University (Sidney Kimmell Medical College). In addition, Nemours Cardiac Center has research affiliations with University of Delaware and Christiana Care Health System and research through CardioVascular Center for Research + Innovation (CVCRI). Nemours has a quaternary care 30-bed NICU, Advanced Delivery Unit and ECMO program recognized for its Excellence. The pediatric subspeciality, radiology support and nationally recognized lymphatic program will provide ample support and expertise for collaboration with patient management. Nemours Cardiac Center is celebrating 25 years Anniversary this year and is an OPTUM Center of Excellence. The Cardiac Center also has dedicated cardiac nursing that is Magnet designated. Community Highlights Delaware has three distinctly different regions, each with its own style, character, and wide range of possibilities to satisfy a spectrum of interests; beaches, state parks, golf courses, vineyards and sophisticated urban attractions. Wilmington is a beautiful city filled with schools, museums, theatres, restaurants, and garden paths. Of note, is the cultural legacy of the duPont Family including the 235-acre Hagley Museum and Library situated along the Brandywine River, and the Nemours Estate which was modeled after Versailles. The Estate is adjacent to Nemours Children’s Hospital and offers employees and visitors respite among the decorative arts and scenic gardens. Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes quality-based bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, retirement plan with employer matching and an additional 457B retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, and professional membership dues allowance.

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