MD or MD/PhD Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct 16, 2020
Nov 13, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

VA Pittsburg


The Corporal Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA are seeking a MD or MD/PhD Cardiac Electrophysiologist who is board certified in in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and board eligible in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. The successful candidate will gain full time employment between both employers. Expected weekly hours at each location are 25 (VA) and 15 (University). 


  • Salary: $280,000 - $300,000 annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.
  • (Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary)
  • Work schedule: Full Time (between both employers)
  • EDRP: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.
  • Appointment type: Permanent
  • Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Prorated for part time employment.
  • Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).
  • CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided (VA).
  • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

Work Schedule: Tour of duty is varying daylight hours, Monday through Friday; however,

weekend and evening hours may occur when Veteran needs arise and includes attending in the Coronary Care Unit and inpatient Consultative Cardiology/ Electrophysiology Service.

Clinical responsibilities include:

  • Outpatient consultative cardiology (including Telehealth)
  • Inpatient attending on the coronary care unit and consultative services
  • Faculty appointment as Clinical Instructor or Assistant Professor of Medicine in the non-tenure Academician-Clinician tract.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • United States Citizenship
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent
  • Board certification or eligible in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP)
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English

Preferred applicants should have training and/or experience in performing:

  • Transseptal puncture
  • Advanced arrhythmia ablation including AF and VT ablation
  • Epicardial mapping
  • Cardiac arrhythmia management devices including the implantation of pacemakers, ICDs, CRT devices, loop recorders, and lead extraction
  • Complex arrhythmia ablations and device implantations without onsite cardiac surgery availability
  • Cardioversion, resuscitation, and temporary pacing
  • Teaching medical students, house staff and cardiology fellows
  • A research background in atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmia mechanisms and treatment

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to

  • Eric Stombaugh, Human Resources Staffing Specialist  at or (814) 943-8164 Ext 4756