The Heart Institute (HI) at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) seeks applications for a BE/BC Pediatric Cardiologist at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor level. This individual should have an interest in echocardiography and a strong track record in echocardiography research with the expectation that the candidate will advance the academic output and reputation of the echo lab.
The HI is an internationally recognized academic center of excellence for Pediatric (congenital and acquired) and Adult Congenital Cardiac Care, and clinical and basic science research. The HI incorporates the Divisions of Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Molecular Cardiovascular Biology. It offers the full range of Pediatric Cardiac services within a free-standing not-for-profit tertiary care medical center. The HI also serves to train categorical Pediatric Cardiology and sub-specialty fellows in all areas of congenital heart disease practice (including 2 Advanced Imaging fellows). Academic appointment within CCHMC is through the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
The Echo lab includes 12 imaging faculty and 22 cardiac sonographers and performs approximately 15,000 transthoracic and 500 transesophageal echocardiograms annually. The facility includes a state-of-the-art reading room as well as the necessary technology to perform all current advanced imaging techniques. Additionally, the Cardiovascular Imaging Core Research Lab (CICRL) provides dedicated personnel and resources for human and animal echo research.
The applicant would be expected to participate in clinical service including (but not limited to):
Perform/interpret transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms.
Perform a single out-patient clinic on a weekly basis
Provide limited periods of in-patient and/or consult service coverage
Participate in all HI clinical and management conferences
Perform teaching and instruction commensurate with the training mission of the HI/CCHMC
Develop and lead new research programs within the echo lab with significant dedicated time protected for research activities
The Heart Institute and the Advanced Imaging Service pride themselves on excellent clinical outcomes, whilst maintaining a strict academic focus, research productivity and exemplary professionalism. The acceptable candidate would be expected to maintain similar high standards of clinical service.
Interested candidates should address all enquiries to: Andrew Redington, MD, Co-Director, The Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Doctor of Medicine OR Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine OR equivalent
Unrestricted licensed physician
Approval/credentialing from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division
Completion of all required pre-employment activities
Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility
Prior clinical practice experience may be required based on the needs of the department
Prioritization Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
Development Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Path/Pharm Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Training - Basic Knowledge of basic training methods and techniques
Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Organization Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
Analysis - Basic Analytical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations
Communication - Advanced Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Patient Care Demonstrates excellence in the care of patients. Demonstrates a high level of clinical competency and committed to providing excellent patient care. Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education.
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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