Atlantic Health System is Seeking a Heart Failure/Heart Success Cardiologist for a Great Opportunity in Morristown New Jersey
Atlantic Health System (AHS), headquartered in Morristown, NJ, is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of over 17,000 team members dedicated to building healthier communities. The system is comprised of 350 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children's Hospital. Atlantic Health System also supports communities through Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Rehabilitation, Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, and its subsidiary, Mobile Health. Atlantic Health System sponsors the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the larger ACOs in the nation, and Optimus Healthcare Partners.
Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System is seeking a Board-certified Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist to join its expanding heart failure program. Morristown Medical Center and its Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, housed in the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, a 200-bed heart hospital lead the state of New Jersey and provide a full spectrum of cardiovascular services. They offer excellent clinical, academic, and clinical research opportunities as well as the opportunity to help establish the vision for a heart failure program that oversees care at each of Atlantic's 5 hospitals and coordinates outpatient care through Atlantic Medical Group's large multispecialty practice.
The successful candidate will join an established multidisciplinary team and assume clinical duties in all aspects of heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and ventricular assist devices in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. Experience in or the ability to teach fellows, residents, and medical students and the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment are required. We are committed to fostering a stimulating and collegial workplace and will provide a competitive compensation package.
Provide direct heart failure patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings at AHS hospitals
Assist with Heart Failure initiatives - including but not limited to, reduction in length of stay, observed to expected mortality, 30-day readmissions, adherence to core measures and other publicly reported data, optimized transitions of care.
Work with medical director to oversee inpatient and outpatient heart failure programs
Representing heart failure program and its activities with AHS system and hospital level committees as needed
Provides 6 weeks of CCU coverage at Morristown Medical Center per year
Assist to advance the field of heart failure at Atlantic Health System.
In collaboration with current medical director and surgical director of advanced heart failure, oversee advanced heart failure LVAD program
The position requires the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of professional, administrative and community. The person in this position must also have strong clinical skills. Establish advanced heart failure research program including securing extramural funding and presenting results with oral and written (peer-review) presentations, and supervision of fellow research as needed.
Improve operational efficiency of heart failure management including implementation of computer-based reporting and data
Work with medical director with updates as needed to the advanced heart failure curriculum for cardiology
Work with the Medical Director and Fellowship Program Director to ensure compliance of heart failure training with ACGME requirements.
Demonstrate transparency and integrity in interactions with physicians and staff, promoting trust in the institutional and section leadership
Foster excellent communications, teamwork, and cooperation in carrying out the clinical, educational, and scholarly mission of the Service Line
Robust benefits with health, dental, Rx and vision plans
403b retirement plan with company match
Reimbursement for Relocation
Comprehensive Malpractice Policy
Non-Profit Health System - eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
$3500 for Annual CME and Time Off incremental to PTO days