Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH), located in south Florida, is recruiting for a board certified pediatric cardiologist with specialty training and five plus years of experience in interventional catheterization for congenital heart disease to join the team and mentor junior team colleagues. This position has the potential for candidate to serve as Director of Catheterization Lab program and other leadership roles on the JDCH medical staff depending on the interest and experience of the applicant. Primary responsibilities will be for children and adults with congenital heart disease in need of cardiac catheterization and/or intervention. Catheterization volume has been steadily increasing and is expected to be approximately 450 cases in 2021. Procedures are primarily performed in a state of the art Toshiba biplane lab with 3D rotational angiography capability, with a separate lab for electrophysiology studies. All types of cutting edge procedures from transcatheter valves and investigational devices in children and adults to PDA closures in tiny premature babies are well established. Additional responsibilities will include related outpatient clinic evaluations, sharing inpatient night and weekend call and occasional coverage of the inpatient service. Candidate will participate in research opportunities with supportive resources.
The JDCH Heart Institute provides all aspects of congenital heart care from fetus to adult, including congenital heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and advanced imaging. The team also provides advanced heart failure treatment including medical therapies, acute and chronic mechanical circulatory support, and is the leading pediatric heart transplant program in South Florida. Our surgical program is considered a medium volume program by STS and consistently reports exceptional results in highly complex patients.
The faculty will include: threeinterventional cardiologists, three transplant cardiologists, two imaging cardiologists, two electrophysiologists, one inpatient cardiologist, and three pediatric cardiac surgeons.
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) program is an integral part of the JDCH Heart Institute and Memorial Cardio-and Vascular Institute (MCVI). The ACHD program is an accredited program directed by ACHD specialists with support by all other medical and surgical members of the pediatric heart team in addition to adult subspecialists.
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.
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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, a multitude of parks with opportunities for all types of outdoor activities, 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.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a 226 bed free-standing children’s hospital in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida located near Fort Lauderdale. The hospital is currently undergoing a 4-story vertical expansion to double the number of floors and to continue to meet its commitment to providing the highest quality and safest care for children in the region.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is one of six hospitals that are part of Memorial Healthcare System, the third largest public health system in the country. Memorial delivers nearly 14,000 babies per year in three hospitals and has 132 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) beds – both Level II and III services (the state of Florida does not yet have a separate designation for Level IV care).
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH) has robust high-risk and congenital programs including a US News and World Report ranked pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program, one of only two active programs in the state that does heart transplants. JDCH’s Orthopedic and Sports Medicine program is also ranked by US News and World Report as number one in Florida and is one of the largest programs in the southeastern United States. JDC...H also has robust Neurosciences, Hematology/Oncology and other specialized surgical programs (approximately 10,000 surgeries per year), and the area’s largest pediatric and neonatal transport team, which also does mobile ECMO.
JDCH serves over 375,000 children per year from around the state. Approximately 100,000 children are cared for in our three emergency rooms across the county per year. JDCH’s services continue to grow with the opening of the new specialty center/ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach County in 2018 and a new ambulatory pavilion in Miramar, near Miami-Dade County which will open in 2022.
JDCH offers resources for academic pursuits, spanning from clinical research to basic science investigation via affiliations with nearby universities and through its Pediatric Institute for Discovery and Innovation (PIDI). JDCH has an established pediatric residency program and deep relationships with other hospital providers and universities.
JDCH combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. JDCH offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services – delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.