Memorial Healthcare System is seeking a board-certified adult cardiac transplant surgeon to serve as Chief of Cardiac Transplant Surgery at the Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute (MCVI). The ideal candidate will have proven leadership experience preferably from a large and busy academic institution. Additional experience and clinical interest in minimally invasive valve surgery is a plus. Training and experience in mechanical circulatory support and ECMO is expected. 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. Additional duties will include the full spectrum of adult cardiac surgery
The Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute is the regional market leader in cardiovascular services. The MCVI 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 three adult cardiac surgeons aided by a dedicated cardiac surgery team which includes anesthesia, OR nursing, CVICU critical care physicians, and 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.
The MCVI has a strong commitment to provide state-of-the-art advanced heart failure care to our community, which includes separate 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/ECMO transport services with deployment of ECMO by our team at referring facilities.
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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Memorial’s facilities include its flags...hip, 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.