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The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board-certified/eligible Pediatric Cardiology Physician at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank as Director of the Heart Failure/Transplant program.
Join our team of 15 Cardiologists dedicated to providing outstanding innovative pediatric heart care, education, and research. As the largest pediatric cardiology practice in Minnesota, our Heart Center utilizes a comprehensive team of CV intensivists, care coordinators, cardiologists, and surgeons—all within a true children’s hospital setting, on a leading academic campus. We have 2 dedicated transplant coordinators and a well-established and growing solid organ transplant program.
About the Appointment:
The Department / Division is seeking an individual with a strong interest in Pediatric Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Devices and Pediatric Heart Transplant.
Participate in pre- and post-transplant cardiac evaluation and treatment of cardiomyopathies and heart failure due to different etiologies.
This position will include general pediatric cardiology care in/at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.
Depending on expertise and interest, the position may also participate inpatient and outpatient service.
Additional responsibilities will include: participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, clinical practice through UMPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and your profession.
The successful candidate will participate in research projects and other academic/scholarly activities either as a collaborator or independent researcher, and participate in faculty development activities tailored to the candidate's career interests and goals.
Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research.
Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.
About the Division
The Pediatric Heart Transplant program is over 35 years old with a long history of Pediatric Heart Transplants at the University of Minnesota. The program has grown exponentially in the last few years. As a result of the growth in the program, we are in the process of recruiting a second experienced congenital/transplant cardiovascular surgeon.
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric residency and Pediatric Cardiology fellowship training programs, including additional expertise in heart failure and transplant.
Board-certified/eligible in Pediatric Cardiology.
New fellowship graduates will not be considered.
Heart Failure/Transplant and VAD management experience desirable.
Must have demonstrated involvement in clinical or basic science research through publications anticipated or published in peer-reviewed journals
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure
Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional team player skills and priority of patient service
Detail-oriented and self-motivated
Education focused and a creative problem-solver
An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site.
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
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M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.