Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, located in southeast Florida, is recruiting for a board certified / board eligible pediatric and congenital cardiac surgeon with specialty training and experience in surgery for pediatric and congenital heart disease. Primary responsibilities will be for neonates, infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease in need of cardiac surgical care. Additionally, the program has an active heart transplant and mechanical circulatory assist device program. Prior exposure or training in heart transplantation, mechanical assist and ECMO would be ideal but is not required. Candidate will also be able to participate and develop clinical and translational research opportunities with supportive resources.
The Heart Institute’s cardiac surgical volume has been steadily increasing over the last several years and it currently is the busiest congenital cardiac surgical program in south Florida. The candidate would be joining two well established congenital heart surgeons and a robust world class, multidisciplinary team both in and out of the operating room. The candidate must be eligible to sit for or hold an ABTS subspecialty certificate in congenital cardiac surgery.
Early career, midterm and seasoned congenital cardiac surgeons are encouraged to apply. Mentorship for an early career surgeon as well as teaching opportunities for more experienced surgeons exist within the program. The ideal candidate would have outstanding technical skills, a passion for clinical excellence and importantly, the ability to work collaboratively within the Heart Institute’s world-class multidisciplinary team.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
The Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH) provides all aspects of congenital heart care from fetal to adult, including congenital heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and advanced imaging. The team also provides advanced heart failure treatment including medical therapies, acute and chronic mechanical circulatory support, and is the leading pediatric heart transplant program in south Florida. Our surgical program consistently reports exceptional STS results in highly complex patients. JDCH has broken ground on four additional floors of vertical expansion including an entire floor dedicated to cardiac care. We care for patients from all over the region, state and internationally.
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