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Outpatient Imaging Cardiologist

Company: Children's Mercy Hospital (MO)
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Outpatient imaging CardiologistThe Ward Family Heart Center at Children's Mercy Kansas City seeks a pediatric cardiologist at the assistant or associate professor level who would have equal roles in echocardiography and general outpatient cardiology.-- The successful candidate would join an existing group of 28 cardiologists (25 in Kansas City, 2 in Wichita, KS and 1 in Topeka, KS), 4 CV surgeons, 30 APNs.-- Experience and interest in peri-operative and peri-procedural TEE is a must.-- Proficiency in 3D and stress echocardiography is preferred.-- Training/knowledge in MR/CT imaging is preferred but not required. Trainees in their final year are welcome to apply. --In addition to providing echocardiography coverage, the successful candidate will be expected to spend one-two days per week in our local general outpatient clinics and serve as attending on cardiology inpatient or consult service 4-6 weeks/year.Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Cardiology. Strong communication skills are key.-- There are ample opportunities for clinical/translational research and teaching (medical students, residents and Pediatric Cardiology fellows).-- Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience.Our Heart Center serves a population of over 5 million in the heart of the U.S.A. We perform over 500 cardiac operations, 600 cardiac catheterizations including over 200 invasive EP procedures, 18,000 outpatient visits, and more than 20,000 echocardiograms annually. Our two state-of the art catheterization labs are both hybrid labs and equipped with the latest 3D imaging and EP technology. Telehealth is available and facilitates our outreach clinics. We have video-conferencing capabilities that are routinely used by providers from distant locations to dial into our conferences for patient care and education. In 2022, the Ward Family Heart Center program was ranked #19 nationally by USNWR.Our super-specialty resources include Electrophysiology (which includes Clinical EP, pacing and Genetic Arrhythmia), Cardiac Transplantation/Heart Failure, Interventional Cardiology and Advanced Cardiac Imaging (fetal echo, 3D echo, trans-esophageal echo, CT, MRI and 3D printing). We also provide specialized, team-based care in Fetal Cardiology (with on-site delivery services for high-risk neonates), Interstage Monitoring (CHAMP), Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Genetics, Cardio-oncology, Single Ventricle Survivorship, Pulmonary Hypertension, a dedicated POTS clinic and Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Services.The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.Please submit CV and cover letter to: For additional information please contact:Aliessa Barnes, MDCo-Director, The Ward Family Heart CenterChildren's Mercy Kansas CityPhone: 866-264-4652

Keywords: Children's Mercy Hospital (MO), Kansas City , Outpatient Imaging Cardiologist, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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