Cardiac Intensivist (Fellow)

Location: Hollywood, FL

Specialty: Critical Care

Physician Job Number: FY23-08-01

Description:

The Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute at Memorial Healthcare System is seeking a BE/BC critical care physician for a fellow position. The fellowship is a one-year, non-ACGME program that will provide exposure to all aspects to care for cardiac surgery patients, including mechanical circulatory support devices (Impella, RVAD, LVAD, Protek Duo, and Tandem Heart), advanced heart failure patients, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and heart transplant. The Cardiac Intensivist Fellow will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team learning to co-manage a 19-bed Cardiac and Vascular Intensive Care Unit. Memorial Healthcare System’s CVICU and Cardiac Surgery team have maintained the highest possible ranking for patient outcomes over the past 10 years. The Intensivist is an integral part of the esteemed cardiac team and will work closely with other Memorial physicians including cardiac surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, interventional cardiologists, adult cardiac congenital cardiologists, and heart failure cardiologists.

Applicants eligible for this fellowship include those graduated from an accredited medical school. Those who are foreign graduates must hold a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Furthermore, applicants must have completed an ACGME-approved residency and fellowship in Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine, or Surgical Critical Care Medicine.

Successful candidates will have excellent clinical skills, a broad knowledge base in critical care and be dedicated to providing high-quality evidence-based care.

This is a full-time employed position with the multi-specialty 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 Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute at Memorial Healthcare System

In addition to a large general cardiology practice, the Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute includes all relevant subspecialties including electrophysiology, preventative and interventional cardiology, vascular, congenital heart disease, imaging and genetics. The cardiothoracic surgical program has also earned and maintained the distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, a 232-bed freestanding facility and part of the Memorial Healthcare System, has an established and highly recognized pediatric heart transplant program. The MCVI performed the first adult heart transplant in Broward County and has an active VAD and Adult Heart Transplant program since 2014. Memorial has the first accredited adult congenital heart program in the State of Florida and is the only ELSO Gold designated ECMO program in South Florida.

Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. 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.

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