· Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (MD/DO)
· Completion of an accredited Advanced Heart Failure fellowship
· Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey (or the ability to obtain before appointment);
· Board-certified or board-eligible in Cardiology
· Board Certified or Board Eligible in Advanced Heart Failure
· Meets applicable credentialing and privileging standards for their specialty;
· ECMO and LVAD program development (preferred)
· Ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.
· Outstanding clinical teaching skills.
· Innovative self-starter with a commitment to excellence.
· Excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
· Establish an advanced heart failure program.
· Provide direct heart failure patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
· Work with a team of peers and colleagues to oversee inpatient and outpatient heart failure program initiatives.
· Assist with heart failure initiatives – including but not limited to, reduction in length of stay, observed to expected mortality, 30-day readmissions, adherence to core measures and other publicly reported data, optimized transitions of care.
· Represent the heart failure program and its activities within Capital Health system and at hospital level committees as needed.
· Assist in the development of an advanced heart failure LVAD program.
· Assist the development of an advanced heart failure ECMO program
· Establish an advanced heart failure research program.
· Improve operational efficiency of heart failure management including implementation of computer-based reporting and data.
· Demonstrate transparency and integrity in interactions with physicians and staff, promoting trust in the institutional and departmental leadership.
· Foster excellent communications, teamwork, and cooperation in carrying out the clinical, educational, and mission of the cardiovascular service line.