ChristianaCare is seeking a Cardiac Intensivist for our growing critical care team. The successful candidate will provide daily clinical management for the adult population in our 26 bed cardiac and cardiac surgery ICU/step down unit . The Intensivist cares for patients with advanced cardiac disease and patients undergoing a variety of cardiac surgical/percutaneous procedures including EMCO, acute mechanical circulatory support and LVAD. The Intensivist leads multidisciplinary rounds for cardiac patients and participates in cardiac surgical rounds. He/she will be actively involved in teaching cardiology fellows, APPs, and residents.
A dedicated ICU team consisting of critical care, interventionalists and advanced heart failure cardiologists and APPs providing 7 day/week coverage to the unit.
Evening/Night call will be by phone and it is rotated amongst dedicated CICU Attending team with cardiology CICU APP and Fellow coverage onsite for offshifts and weekends.
ChristianaCare Cardiovascular Consultants practice is a large, progressive, hospital-based cardiology group that includes 25 cardiologists and 16 advanced practice clinicians. There are 6 dedicated CICU APPs.
Progressive, innovative care in a busy clinical practice. The Center for Heart and Vascular Health at Christiana Hospital saw 1,800 chest pain admissions and performs over 3,000 cardiac catheterizations, 1,400 PCIs, 1,600 EP procedures and 880 cardiac surgical procedures annually. The Center also provides advanced heart failure services including placement and management of left-ventricular assist devices.
Opportunities to participate in teaching of Cardiology Fellows and house staff, and engagement in clinical research. ChristianaCare is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. In addition, the Center partners with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) for cardiac transplantation and transplant medicine services.
Collaborate with other members of the section of Cardiology that also includes diverse community based practices.
Qualified applicants will possess:
BC in cardiology and fellowship trained and BC/BE in critical care or
BC/BE in critical care and BC/BE Advanced Heart Failure or
BC in critical care with demonstrated Cardiology ICU experience
Must have the ability to be licensed in the State of Delaware and meet credentialing requirements
This position will practice at Christiana Hospital, the Newark Campus of ChristianaCare. The Newark campus hospital is 900 beds and the State's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level III neonatal center. ChristianaCare includes three hospitals accounting for 1300 beds. We are a designated comprehensive stroke center and have regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital.
As the largest healthcare provider in the state, ChristianaCare is committed to maintaining the highest standards of patient care while sustaining the well-being of its medical and dental staff members. ChristianaCare has earned continued Gold Seal of Approval(tm) by The Joint Commission for many years. In the past year, ChristianaCare received the AHA Gold award for heart failure, the AHA Platinum award for myocardial infarction care, the AACN Beacon Award for Excellence, and Magnet Designation and the Daisy Foundation Award for nursing excellence.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest and most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Internal Number: JR51945
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.