Atlantic Health System

Cardiology Physician -Heart Failure Program

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Category
Physician
Department
Heart Failure program - Cardiology
Facility
Morristown Medical Center

Overview

The Division of Cardiology at Morristown Medical Center is seeking a Board-certified Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist to join its expanding heart failure program. Morristown Medical Center and its Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, housed in the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, a 200 bed heart hospital lead the state of New Jersey and provide a full spectrum of cardiovascular services. They offer excellent clinical, academic and clinical research opportunities as well as the opportunity to help establish the vision for a heart failure program that oversees care at each of Atlantic’s 5 hospitals and coordinates outpatient care through Atlantic Medical Group’s large multi-specialty practice.

 

The successful  candidate will join an established multidisciplinary team and assume clinical duties in all aspects of  heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and ventricular assist devices in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.

Responsibilities

The successful  candidate will join an established multidisciplinary team and assume clinical duties in all aspects of  heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and ventricular assist devices in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. Experience in or the ability to teach fellows, residents, and medical students and the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment are required.

Responsibilities :

  • 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.
  • Work with medical director to oversee inpatient and outpatient heart failure programs
  • Representing heart failure program and its activities with AHS system and hospital level committees as needed
  • In collaboration with current medical director and surgical director of advanced heart failure, oversight of advanced heart failure mechanical circulatory support program
  • Assist to advance the field of heart failure at Atlantic Health System.
  • The position requires the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of professional, administrative and community The person in this position must also have strong clinical skills. Establish advanced heart failure research program including securing extramural funding and presenting results with oral and written (peer-review) presentations, and supervision of fellow research as needed.
  • Improve operational efficiency of heart failure management including implementation of computer based reporting and data
  • Work with medical director with updates as needed to the advanced heart failure curriculum for cardiology
  • Work with Fellowship Program Director to ensure compliance of heart failure training with ACGME requirements.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess an MD or equivalent, and be board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. Must be eligible for licensure in New Jersey and academic appointment, preferably at the associate professor or professor level. A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience beyond fellowship is preferred

About Us

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of almost 17,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including 8 hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, CentraState Hospital in Freehold, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.


Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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