Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist - CVL Director

Employer
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Location
Loma Linda, California
Closing date
Jul 15, 2023

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Specialty
Cardiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist to join the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital team as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Interested candidates should be BE/BC in Pediatric Cardiology with an additional year of interventional training and should be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

The successful applicant will join a team of academic pediatric cardiologists providing a full spectrum of clinical pediatric cardiology services with expertise in multi-modal diagnostic imaging, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, fetal cardiology, heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and pulmonary hypertension.

Responsibilities include performing therapeutic and diagnostic cardiac catheterizations along with other general clinical duties. As the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Director, responsibilities will include working with the lab team to provide a positive, forward-thinking work environment, maintaining and managing quality care, fostering new and ongoing research opportunities, and continued advancement in new and innovative catheter-based therapies.  In addition to serving as an attending physician within the pediatric cardiology division, this individual will also be a member of the teaching faculty within the graduate and undergraduate medical education programs based at the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

Academic affiliations will be available at the Assistant Professor level and above, depending on prior experience.  Based on responsibilities required of the successful candidate, we are currently searching for an Associate Professor with at least 5 years of experience.

LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital is a 364-bed tertiary/quaternary children’s hospital located in Loma Linda, California, and provides care for the children of the Inland Empire and the Greater Southern California Region. A brand new state-of-the-art medical center opened in 2021, which is the new home for pediatric cardiac imaging including echocardiography, stress testing and the catheterization laboratories, featuring two new biplane Siemens Artis q.Zen catheterization laboratories. The Children’s Hospital Heart Institute was ranked in the top 50 programs by US News and World report and performs approximately 300 cardiac surgeries a year and approximately 10,000 echocardiograms annually. The cardiac catheterization laboratory performs around 450-550 cases annually in close partnership with our adult congenital program. The interventional program is supported by a dedicated nurse practitioner and performs transcatheter valve implantation, preemie PDA closure, pulmonary vein interventions, valvuloplasties, septal defect closure, diagnostic procedures, and hybrid cases. The catheterization team has an active research program and routinely participates in multicenter outcomes and device trials for patients with congenital heart disease.

LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY FACULTY MEDICAL GROUP
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million.

For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.

ABOUT THE AREA

Loma Linda and the surrounding communities are nestled at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California. The desert, ski resorts, beaches and major cities (Los Angeles and San Diego) are all within 45 – 90 minutes. The local schools are some of the best in the state of California.

 

We are a Califonia Employer - Please note that a Califonia residency is required upon start date.

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.

Interested candidates, please send a letter of intent and your CV to:

Jessica Maynez
Recruitment Specialist
jmaynez@llu.edu

&

Dr. Micheal Kuhn
Chief of Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics
mkuhn@llu.edu

 

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