Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology Job In New Orleans, Louisiana
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Tulane University School of Medicine
Assistant or Associate Professor
Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute seeks a qualified Heart Failure Expertise to join its faculty as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. This position will be responsible for the instruction and teaching of cardiology fellows and for patient care at three hospitals and multiple clinic sites in the Greater New Orleans Area.
- Heart Failure Cardiology coverage at Tulane Medical Center, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System and University Medical Center New Orleans, including cardiology consults, critical care services, and diagnostic imaging.
- Outpatient clinic responsibilities at these sites and other outreach clinics as assigned.
- Weekend and after hours hospital service in rotation with other faculty.
- Teaching responsibilities will include formal and informal teaching activities for medicine residents, cardiology fellows, and medical students as well as attending, facilitating and presenting cardiology conferences.
- This position will assist in various clinical and research programs. Longstanding program featuring inotropic therapy and currently developing ECMO and DT VAD program
- Developing and participating in clinical and translational research, and encouraging residents and fellows to participate with you in these studies.
- Publication of findings in peer-review journals is expected, and at least one publication per year is encouraged.
Requirements & Preferences:
- M.D. who has successfully completed a Heart Failure Cardiology fellowship program
- Board certified or board eligible
- Eligible for a Louisiana Medical License
As a University employed faculty member, you will receive a negotiable salary commensurate with experience, and a fully comprehensive benefits package, and relocation allowance.
This position does NOT qualify for any Visa sponsorship.
Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
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