Board Eligible or Board Certificated Pediatric Cardiologist Clinical Echo Faculty
Posted on Oct 23, 2021 by Cincinnati Childrens
Clinical Echo Faculty
The Heart Institute (HI) at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) seeks applications for a BE/BC Pediatric Cardiologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position will be clinically focused as part of the non-invasive imaging subsection with responsibilities primarily in echocardiography with fetal echocardiography responsibilities possible if desired by the candidate.
The HI is an internationally recognized academic center of excellence for Pediatric (congenital and acquired) and Adult Congenital Cardiac Care, and clinical and basic science research. The HI incorporates the Divisions of Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Molecular Cardiovascular Biology. It offers the full range of Pediatric Cardiac services within a free-standing not-for-profit tertiary care medical center. The HI also serves to train categorical Pediatric Cardiology and sub-specialty fellows in all areas of congenital heart disease practice (including 2 Advanced Imaging fellows). Academic appointment within CCHMC is through the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
The Echo lab includes 13 imaging faculty and 22 cardiac sonographers and performs over 15,000 transthoracic, 500 transesophageal and 2500 fetal echocardiograms annually. The facility includes a state-of-the-art reading room as well as the necessary technology to perform all current advanced imaging techniques.
The applicant would be expected to participate in clinical service including (but not limited to):
Perform/interpret transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms.
Perform a single out-patient clinic on a weekly basis
Provide limited periods of in-patient and/or consult service coverage
Participate in all HI clinical and management conferences
Perform teaching and instruction commensurate with the training mission of the HI/CCHMC
The Heart Institute and the Non-invasive Imaging Service pride themselves on excellent clinical outcomes. The acceptable candidate would be expected to maintain similar high standards of clinical service.
Interested candidates should address all enquiries to Andrew Redington, MD, Co-Director, The Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Skills & Competencies
Knowledge of growth and development
- Family-centered care
Understands and support family-centered care
- Clinical Knowledge - Specialty
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
- Clinical Education
Knowledge and skill in patient and/or family education
- Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
- M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree
- Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license
- Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services offices
- Completion of all required pre-employment activities
- Assistant or Associate Professor appointment or eligibility required
- Board eligible or board certificated Pediatric Cardiologist