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Cardiology – Non-invasive Imaging Opportunity

Employer
Southcoast Health
Location
Fall River, Massachusetts
Closing date
Aug 8, 2024

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Specialty
Cardiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Cardiology Non-invasive Imaging Opportunity Southeastern Massachusetts less than 30 minutes from Providence, Rhode Island and less than 1 hour from Boston, Massachusetts

Southcoast Health is dedicated to assembling high-quality physicians to deliver exceptional care and services. As one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in New England, Southcoast Health has established itself as a premier destination for healthcare professionals. Our Heart & Vascular Center, a part of the Southcoast Physicians Group comprising over 700+ providers and continuing to grow, exemplifies our commitment to excellence in patient care.

Position Overview

Southcoast Health is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate cardiologist to join our esteemed Heart & Vascular Center consisting of 26 Physicians supported by 24 Advanced Practice Practitioners. The successful candidate will contribute to our tradition of practice excellence and play a pivotal role in advancing patient care in our community.

The Heart and Vascular Center at Southcoast Health provides advanced, tertiary level cardiac care at the systems main hospital in Southeastern MA. High-end imaging, catheterization, structural, electrophysiology and surgical services are all provided with a Heart Team approach in an ideal sized hospital setting. On top of our dedicated general cardiologists, there are multiple advanced subspecialists and surgeons within the division, as well as a robust Advanced Practice Practitioner service. We are focused on recruiting a non-invasive cardiologist to enhance our growing programs.

More information can be found at: www.southcoast.org/cardio-heart-vascular

Southcoast Health Heart and Vascular Center Highlights

  • Busiest STEMI center in the region
    • Over 2,000 diagnostic catheterizations, and 800 interventions per year
    • High Risk PCI with Impella support, Laser and shock wave therapy
  • Advanced Electrophysiology Program
    • >700 Ablations per year (SVT, AFIB, VT, Convergent AF)
    • >500 device per year (Pacemakers, ICD, CRT, leadless, Subq ICD)
    • Laser lead extractions
  • Advanced Structural Heart Program
    • >200 TAVRs/year, >100 Watchman/year
    • Other advanced structural procedures including mitral clip, PFO and ASD closure and alcohol septal ablation
    • State of the art Hybrid OR with integrated imaging systems
  • Advanced Cardiac & Vascular Surgical Programs
    • >350 cardiac surgical procedures annually including coronary revascularization, valve repair and replacement, aortic surgery, mechanical circulatory support, ECMO.
    • EVAR/TEVAR, carotid stenting/TCAR, high volume peripheral interventions, DVT/PE thrombectomy
  • State-of-the-art Imaging Services
    • Full Echo services including 3D with a dedicated Structural Heart imaging team
    • Full Nuclear services including PYP scans
    • Coronary and cardiac CTA, Cardiac MRI
  • Research and Teaching
    • Currently participating in multiple research trials and providing medical student and APP rotations

Position Highlights

  • Clinical hospital service time at Southcoast Health, Charlton Memorial Hospital campus, The Heart and Vascular Center
  • Outpatient office and testing facility mile away
  • TEE skills with Structural Heart case support skills desired
  • Cardiac CTA and Cardiac MRI skills (optional)
  • Potential director position for cardiac MRI qualified candidates
  • Shared call/hospital rotations to maximize quality of life
  • Opportunities to participate in research and clinical trials
  • Opportunities to participate in teaching with local Medical/APP schools

Qualifications

  • Medical degree from an accredited institution.
  • Completion of US Residency & Fellowship
  • Board certified or board eligible in Cardiology & Echocardiography required
  • Nuclear Cardiology boards optional
  • Current state medical license and DEA registration.
  • Demonstrated clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and effective communication skills

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with productivity-based incentives
  • Employment model with no buy-in or overhead
  • Strong base salary with RVU & quality bonus incentive
  • Sign-on Bonus Program and Relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: 41 days PTO and 6% match on retirement after 2 years
  • Malpractice coverage of $2M / $6M.
  • Opportunity for relocation assistance/sign-on bonus.
  • Not for profit, under-served community site brings opportunities for loan forgiveness
  • Continuing medical education (CME) allowance and paid time off
  • Excellent work life balance with supportive colleagues and administration

About Southcoast Health's Specialty Services:

Southcoast Health offers outstanding specialty services, consistently ranked among the top in the region. Ranked #12 regionally by US News and World Report, our advanced heart programs, Level II Trauma Center, highly recognized perinatal, and bariatric services reflect our dedication to excellence. We are proud to be recognized as an IDSA Antimicrobial Center of Excellence and have received accolades from organizations such as Newsweek, US News, ChiME, and SouthCoast Today.

Community Impact:

Within the medical staff of ambulatory and inpatient providers, Southcoast Health boasts over 1000 members, serving over 135,000 patients in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We are a desirable destination for medical student and advanced practitioner rotations, with collaborative agreements with nearby prestigious schools.

Southcoast Health is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at www.southcoast.org

About the Community:

Our communities offer a diverse array of cultural attractions, outdoor recreational activities, and family-friendly neighborhoods. Located within easy reach of Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod, our region provides an exceptional quality of life for individuals and families alike.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to Holly Lestage @ lestage@southcoast.org Cell: 508-525-3585. In your cover letter, please highlight your relevant experience, clinical interests, and why you are interested in joining the Southcoast Health Heart & Vascular Center team.

Southcoast Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage qualified individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

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