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Echocardiography and Advanced Imaging Cardiology Medical Director and Academic Faculty Opportunity

Charleston Area Medical Center
Charleston, West Virginia
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Jun 12, 2022

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The Charleston Area Medical Center is seeking to recruit an experienced echocardiography specialist to join our dynamic Cardiovascular Disease department and to serve as Medical Director of Echocardiography and Core Faculty in an ACGME accredited cardiovascular disease program and interventional cardiology program.     

The Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) is a 958-bed academic medical center and is central/southern West Virginia’s top health care provider with four hospitals and over 700 physicians.   Located in the capital city of Charleston, CAMC is home to one of the highest volume heart programs in the nation.    Multidisciplinary care is provided via a team approach with surgery, interventional and structural cardiology supported by professionals with advanced cardiac imaging skills in CT, MRI and ECHO.    The CAMC Heart and Vascular Center offers state-of-the-art advanced imaging and intensive care unit facilities that are supported by 8 catherization labs, 3 dedicated vascular interventional labs and 3 EP labs.  

Under the auspices of the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine, CAMC is a growing academic medical center sponsoring 14 accredited medical residencies and fellowship programs.    Home to two regional medical school campuses, CAMC hosts 160 3rd and 4th year medical students and provides clinical education experiences to over 1500 allied health professionals in training annually.   A new Center for Learning and Research is under construction and will house a 14,000 square foot simulation center and other facilities dedicated to our education and research programs.   

Eligible candidates must be able to meet the criteria for Medical Director as established by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission including requirements for training, experience and ongoing practice requirements.   

Additional Requirements:  

  • MD/DO from an LCME or AOA accredited medical school. Board certified in cardiology and echocardiography. A minimum of two years clinical experience. Ability to obtain a West Virginia state medical license and DEA. Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Charleston Area Medical Center. Demonstrated interest and passion for teaching/academic medicine. Preference will be given to candidates who also have the following: Leadership experience in a cardiology imaging laboratory Structural/interventional cardiology, cardiac MRI Consultative services experience Interest in development of a cardio-oncology service Teaching/academic experience

This dynamic position offers opportunity to serve as core faculty in an ACGME accredited cardiovascular disease program and a newly approved interventional cardiology program.   Protected academic time/effort and engagement in academic endeavors will be evaluated based on individual qualifications and interest levels.   The position offers a competitive guaranteed base salary, paid time away from the practice, 401K retirement plan, occurrence-based malpractice insurance, CME allowance, and a comprehensive benefits package.   

Charleston is a beautiful city nestled alongside a river between the WV mountains and is considered a culturally prosperous community with small town living without sacrificing the amenities found in a large metropolitan city.   Housing is affordable in a community-oriented locale. This area is a vibrant academic and professional community that offers a balanced professional career and a fulfilling personal lifestyle.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and three references along with a supplemental narrative statement to address their qualifications (2‐3 pages) by May 15, 2022

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