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Cardiology - Interventional Echocardiography Clinical Faculty

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Requisition # 114985

The Department of Cardiology, Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking an echocardiologist with expertise in interventional echocardiography. Our mission is to be a leader in the delivery of innovative and transformative care. Ranked #3 in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report, the Department of Cardiology consists of over 170 clinicians and research faculty. Our program is internationally recognized as a leader in interventional cardiology and echocardiography for structural heart disease and is known for pioneering work in percutaneous mitral and tricuspid valve repair and percutaneous aortic, mitral, tricuspid, and pulmonic valve replacement. All forms of structural heart disease are treated in our state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization laboratories equipped with the most up-to-date echocardiographic equipment.

 The successful candidate will have clinical, academic, and research responsibilities focused primarily on interventional echocardiography within the Non-Invasive Cardiology section of the Department of Cardiology. The candidate shall also help develop and design relevant clinical services and facilitate quality and performance improvement.

The Smidt Heart Institute is one of the top interventional cardiology programs in the world.   Our medical center is recognized nationally and internationally for emerging device and interventional technologies for cardiovascular disease. This position will be working closely with the interventional cardiology program, under the direction of Dr. Raj Makkar, Vice President of Cardiovascular Innovation and Intervention, as well as with Dr. Robert Siegel, Director of the Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratory.  

Ranked #1 in California* and on the “Best Hospitals” Honor Roll for eight years in a row, we are a national leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare that encompasses primary care as well as specialized medicine and conducting research that leads to lifesaving discoveries and innovations.

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest non-profit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 1,022 licensed beds, 2,993 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Cedars-Sinai Health System includes Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (our flagship hospital), the Academic Enterprise, Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, our ambulatory diagnostic and treatment centers, and our Medical Network. Recently, we have partnered with and added Torrance Memorial with its Medical Center and Medical Network as well as Huntington Hospital with its Medical Center and Medical Network to our system. The system comprises more than 2,300 beds and revenues exceeding $6 billion annually. It includes more than 50 outpatient venues spanning the entire region (e.g., Santa Monica and West Los Angeles, the South Bay, San Fernando Valley, and Pasadena).

At Cedars-Sinai, we are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve.

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Cedars-Sinai is in Southern California, surrounded by mountain ranges, valleys, forests, beautiful beaches along the Pacific Ocean, and nearby desert. L.A. is the entertainment capital of the world, a cultural mecca boasting more than 300 museums, and a paradise of beautiful weather. Diversity extends beyond geography to include one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse populations of any large city. In fact, Los Angeles is one of only two U.S. cities without a majority population. People from 140 countries speaking approximately 86 different languages call Los Angeles home.

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other incentive programs for our employees.  The total pay range shown takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors.  This total pay range includes any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. We also offer a comprehensive faculty benefits package.

Pay Range: $365,000 - $460,000 Total Cash Compensation.


Qualifications

• Graduate of an accredited ACGME/AOA cardiology and subspecialty training in echocardiography.

• Board certified with the ABIM in cardiology and board eligible and certified in echocardiography.

• Eligible for an unrestricted California license as Physician

• Ability to obtain and /or maintain DEA certification for the State of California.

• Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

• Eligible for appointment to the appropriate academic rank in the CSMC

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff.

•  Proven knowledge and success in clinical skills.  Candidates should be recognized for the provision of clinical excellence.

•  Candidates should have experience in supporting medicine post-graduate fellowship training.

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Application Instructions

To apply, please upload a current CV and list of three academic references to Dr. Christine Albert, Chair of Cardiology 

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

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