Cleveland Clinic Children’s is seeking a Pediatric Cardiologist to join the Cardiology Department in the Institute of Pediatrics. This position will focus on general pediatric cardiology including skills to read transthoracic echocardiograms. Duties will include staffing for regional outpatient clinics, inpatient night call and cardiology service at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. The candidate will read outpatient echocardiograms and cover the pediatric cardiology practice at Hillcrest Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital and outstanding regional facility with more than 3,500 deliveries a year and a level III NICU. The successful candidate will have a strong clinical background, a commitment to being accessible to consultants and strong interpersonal communication skills.
The successful candidate would join our team of 14 Pediatric Cardiologists and 2 Nurse Practitioners in a busy clinical and academic practice. An interest in teaching is desirable as Hillcrest and Cleveland Clinic are training facilities for Pediatric Residents. In addition the Pediatric Cardiology Department has an active Fellowship program. The Hillcrest Heart Center is housed within a new Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatric multi-specialty center which opened in the fall of 2016. Our Echo lab is ICAEL accredited and the Hillcrest campus is covered by main campus pediatric sonographers 24/7.
A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. The Department deservedly enjoys an excellent national reputation for excellence in clinical care and patient outcomes with a world-class pediatric and congenital heart surgery team. Board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Cardiology is required. Cleveland Clinic Children's is a NACHRI-designated tertiary referral hospital on the Cleveland Clinic campus with more than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing the ~400 inpatient beds and 40+ outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children’s network, providing over 800,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, over 12,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year. Cleveland Clinic Children’s was ranked as one of the Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News and World Report 2018-2019.
Elizabeth (Tess) Vickers Saarel, MD Department Chair, Pediatric Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s was ranked as a national leader in pediatric clinical care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals", and earned national recognition from U.S. News in nine specialties.
About Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Cleveland Clinic Children’s is a part of the Cleveland Clinic health system and offers full medical, surgical and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents. Cleveland Clinic Children’s supports 126 acute care beds at Cleveland Clinic's main campus and 284 pediatric beds system wide; in addition, pediatric services are available at 43 Clinic sites in Northeast Ohio. A staff of more than 300 full-time pediatricians and sub-specialists see 800,000 pediatric visits each year and provide hospital care for 18,000 children per year.
Cleveland Clinic Children's offers three facilities dedicated to the medical, surgical and rehabilitative care of infants, children and adolescents. Our Inpatient Hospital and Outpatient Center are both located at our main campus in Cleveland, OH. We also offer inpatient and outpatient care at many of our regional hospitals and family health centers throughout Northeast Oh...io. Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation offers inpatient care, day hospital care and a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and is located in the Shaker Heights neighborhood of Cleveland, OH.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s is a non-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center integrating clinical care, research and education. Cleveland Clinic Children’s consistently ranks among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S.News & World Report. Visit us online at www.clevelandclinic.org/childrens and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/clevelandclinicchildrens.
About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S.News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. More than 3,000 full-time salaried physicians and researchers and 11,000 nurses represent 120 medical specialties and subspecialties. The Cleveland Clinic health system includes a main campus near downtown Cleveland, eight community hospitals, more than 75 Northern Ohio outpatient locations, including 16 full-service Family Health Centers, Cleveland Clinic Florida, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. In 2013, there were 5.5 million outpatient visits throughout the Cleveland Clinic health system and 157,000 hospital admissions. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 130 countries. Visit us at www.clevelandclinic.org.
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