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Physician / Faculty

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, is accepting applications for a full-time, employed faculty position in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The ideal candidate will have excellent clinical skills to practice outpatient and inpatient general and consultative cardiology. A strong interest in echocardiography, with at least COCATS level 2 training and NBE board eligibility or certification, is required. Responsibilities include patient care on the cardiac consultative and inpatient services, developing an outpatient general and consultative cardiology office practice, on-call coverage, and participation in the echocardiography laboratory. The candidate will take an active part in teaching cardiology fellows, medical house staff and medical students. Opportunities for research commensurate with experience and interest may be accommodated. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • MD or DO from an Accredited Program.
  • Board-certified in Cardiovascular Diseases.
  • The ability to obtain a medical license in the Commonwealth of PA prior to start date The Jefferson Heart Institute is the center of the division s outpatient clinical practice, including patient testing, anticoagulation program, cardiovascular risk reduction program, and the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center. In addition to the Jefferson Heart Institute, the Division of Cardiology operates three outpatient satellite facilities and the newly opened Jefferson Angioplasty Center located in the Jefferson University Hospital.
    • The Division of Cardiology at Thomas Jefferson University is composed of 36 full-time academic cardiologists in an expanding multidisciplinary practice in a supportive environment, with strong clinical, research and teaching programs; including Critical Care Cardiology, a nationally recognized Structural and Interventional Cardiology section, a highly experienced Electrophysiology subdivision, and an expert Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant program.
    • Four Fellowship Programs that are accredited by the ACGME (American College of Graduate Medical Education): General Cardiovascular Disease (22 fellows currently), Interventional Cardiology (3 fellows currently), Electrophysiology (2 fellows currently), and Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant (1 fellow currently).
      • Research: The Cardiology Division, despite continued challenges from the ongoing global pandemic, our team was incredibly active. From fellows initiating independent projects to sponsored trials, investigator-initiated studies, and faculty grants, the Jefferson Cardiology group continues to strive to maintain their competitive edge at the forefront of cardiology knowledge. Applicants must apply online and are invited to also forward a curriculum vitae to the Cardiology Search Committee, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, ATTN: Steven Capo, Physician Recruiter at . Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson. Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership. Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
        • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
        • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
        • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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