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Cath Lab Director, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Employer
University of Miami - UHealth
Location
Miami, Florida
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine is initiating a search for a Cath Lab Director, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of the cardiac catheterization laboratory and interventional cardiology section
  • Develop and implement clinical protocols and quality control standards to ensure patient safety and optimize patient outcomes
  • Provide patient-centered care and perform complex cardiovascular interventions, including angioplasty, stenting, and other procedures
  • Evaluate and manage patients with complex cardiovascular diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Interventional procedures in Cath Lab
  • STEMI call
  • In-patient CCU service Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patients needs
  • Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments
  • Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients
  • Orders studies, test and ancillary services in patient medical records
  • Documents all services in patient medical records
  • Reviews on a regular basis long-term cases that require ongoing medical attention
  • Consults with leadership and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care programs established by the hospital or clinic requirements
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests, and inquiries from patients
  • Works collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, and other specialists, to provide comprehensive care to patients
  • Fosters an environment of continuous learning and improvement by participating in and leading educational initiatives, such as grand rounds, journal clubs, and research projects
  • Serves as a mentor and role model to junior colleagues, residents, and medical students, providing guidance and support to foster their professional growth and development
  • Acts as a liaison between the cardiology department and other clinical departments and hospital leadership to improve communication, collaboration, and patient outcomes
  • Participates in administrative and committee responsibilities as assigned by the Chief of Cardiology.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information and adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • MD or DO degree from an accredited institution
  • Board certification in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Current Florida medical license
  • DEA registration
  • At least five years of clinical experience as an Interventional Cardiologist
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership, education, and academic pursuits, including research, teaching, and quality improvement
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients, families, colleagues, and hospital leadership.
  • Performs in tactful and professional manner, superior patient engagement skills

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSOM) is the leading research institution in South Florida. UHealth, University of Miami Health System delivers world-class clinical care throughout South Florida, pioneering research in Stem Cell therapies, electrophysiology and structural heart disease, with a visionary approach to medical education. The UHealth Tower is a 500-bed hospital that offers comprehensive cardiovascular services including active programs in interventional cardiology (advanced coronary and structural interventions), electrophysiology, and cardiothoracic surgery. The UHealth Tower Flagship Hospital is part of an integrated medical campus that includes a large county hospital (Jackson Memorial Hospital) and the Miami Veterans Affair Hospital.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe. The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, through their values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT). The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

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About Us

The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.

The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report s 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

Transforming lives

With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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