Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist
The Heart Group Of LG Health
1410 General Cardiology
The Heart Group of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is currently seeking a BE/BC heart failure cardiologist. As part of a cardiology group consisting of 28 physicians, our heart failure team offers sub-specialty clinics in the areas of: pulmonary hypertension, adult congenital heart disease, cardio-oncology, maternal cardiology, and VAD. With the capabilities to offer a full spectrum of MCS devices, we thrive on innovation and are proud to serve some of the longest surviving destination therapy patients in the country. Established in 2005 as one of the earliest community hospitals to implant VAD, our program collaborates with 3 MCS cardiothoracic surgeons offering all available BTT and DT platforms. As a forward-thinking group, our team participates in over 20 clinical trials, encourages and supports research endeavors, and regularly presents at national meetings.
•Consults with inpatients and outpatients to determine the appropriate course of treatment.
•Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of heart or vascular disease and help diagnose condition.
•Performs procedures as necessary to aid in the treatment or prevention of heart disease.
•Monitors lab results, medication adherence and medication toxicities.
•Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
•Explain and discuss procedures, test results, or prescribed treatment with the patient.
•Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
•Refers patients to medical specialists when necessary.
•Takes call as assigned.
•Provides clinical and didactic teaching to residents, medical students and staff.
•Represents the practice at Hospital committees in such a manner that the burden of attending the meetings is reasonably distributed among all of the physicians in the group.
•Assists in recruiting and interviewing of new physicians and staff to the practice.
•Attends Directors' and Committee meetings.
•Acquires the necessary CME credits and takes the certification examination to maintain re-certification status.
•Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), issued by the Accreditation Council on Medical Education.
•Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine or Board eligible.
•Current Medical licensure issued by PA State Board of Medicine or the PA State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
•Successful completion of cardiology fellowship.
•A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
THE HEART GROUP OF PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH:
The Heart Group is a well-established, hospital-owned practice that has been serving the Lancaster community for over 35 years. We are comprised of 25+ cardiologists with subspecialties that include interventional cardiology, non-invasive/general cardiology, electrophysiology and Board Certified congestive heart failure services. Echocardiography services, which are offered at the main hospital and five satellite facilities, perform 20,000 echocardiograms a year. We have LVAD implantation and ECMO services, which our imaging physicians support. This position's call responsibility is approximately one in six weekends. We are part of the Penn Medicine system, which means research and cooperative clinical studies are available. We offer competitive salaries with generous vacation and CME time. We are committed to a high level of patient care with a balance of life and work.
Lancaster County is a growing and dynamic community with more than a half million residents. We have critically acclaimed restaurants, are home to private/state colleges and are within driving distance of several large metropolitan areas (Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, DC).
Posted on 07/30/2019