Heart Transplant Surgery

Location: Hollywood, FL

Specialty: Heart Transplantation

Physician Job Number: FY22-11-01

Description:

Memorial Healthcare System is seeking a BE/BC adult cardiac transplant surgeon to join the Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. All candidates should have fellowship training and/or extensive clinical experience (5 or more years) in adult heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, and ECMO. The selected candidate will join an established division and will aid in the continued growth of a high quality and highly sustainable heart transplant program.

This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.

About the Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute at Memorial Healthcare System

The Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute (MCVI) has a strong commitment to provide state-of-the-art advanced heart failure care to our community, which includes dedicated clinical teams to provide pediatric and adult heart failure care. The adult advanced heart failure team provides heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support services including all FDA-approved implantable long-term devices and temporary support devices. A busy adult ECMO program provides critical care/mobile ECMO transport services with deployment of ECMO by our team at referring facilities. The MCVI has the only ELSO Gold Center of Excellence EMCO program in South Florida.

The MCVI is the regional market leader in cardiovascular services and has an extensive multidisciplinary team that provides cardiovascular care of the highest quality for pediatric and adult patients in our community. The adult cardiac surgery program currently has five adult cardiac surgeons aided by a dedicated cardiac surgery team: TEE-certified cardiac anesthesia, dedicated OR nursing, 24/7 in-house CVICU critical care physicians, and experienced CVICU nursing. The MCVI cardiac surgery program has the highest volume in Broward County and second highest in south Florida. Additionally, the MCVI has a track record of high quality care and excellence in patient outcomes. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has awarded a “Three Star” quality rating to the MCVI cardiac surgery program in all ranking categories, a distinction awarded to only 1% of programs in the nation. The program has received a “Three Star” quality rating every year for the past five years.

About Memorial Healthcare System

A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few. 

Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home. 

Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.

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South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums and world-class dining. South Florida’s high quality of life – including year-round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.


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