Norton Children’s Hospital and the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible pediatric cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology at the assistant or associate professor level. Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, is a growing program with outcomes that rival similar programs in the region. The ideal candidate will join a full-service program made up of a specialized team that includes three pediatric cardiovascular surgeons, and cardiologists with expertise in general pediatric cardiology, heart failure and transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, fetal cardiology and telemedicine, in addition to pediatric and adult congenital electrophysiology, along with specialty teams in cardiovascular anesthesiology and critical care. This team of 35 pediatric cardiovascular specialists provides care for approximately 17,000 children a year, which includes 350 heart surgeries, 335 cardiac catheterizations, approximately 100 electrophysiology procedures and 7,300 echocardiograms.
About the position
• Primary responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient consultations, performing electrophysiology studies, 3D mapping and catheter ablations, and implantation and management of pacemakers, defibrillators and implantable loop recorders.
• Includes some general pediatric cardiology services
• Inpatient work is performed primarily at Norton Children’s Hospital
• Outpatient clinic located in the Novak Center for Children’s Health, an eight-story, 176,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art medical office building
• Hold a faculty position through the University of Louisville School of Medicine to provide training for medical students, pediatric residents, and internal medicine-pediatric residents on a rotating basis
• Numerous opportunities for clinical, translational and basic science research
• Must be board certified/board eligible in pediatric cardiology
• Salary and academic rank to be commensurate with experience
Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, is home to the only comprehensive pediatric surgery, heart failure and transplant program serving Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The full-service program features a specialized team that includes cardiovascular surgeons; transplant surgeons; heart failure cardiologists; pediatric cardiologists; adult congenital heart disease specialists; electrophysiologists; interventional cardiologists; cardiovascular anesthesiologists; intensive care physicians; specially trained pharmacist, social worker, child life specialist and nurses; a family support team and a rehabilitation specialist. Services this team provides include interventional catheterization, heart failure treatment, heart transplantation, adult congenital heart disease care, fetal cardiology, telemedicine and advanced cardiac imaging. The goal of this group is to repair even the most complex congenital and acquired heart diseases while keeping in mind the needs of the patient and family.
Norton Children’s Heart Institute is building the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit that will be completed late 2019. The 17-bed cardiac intensive care unit will feature private rooms dedicated to children recovering from heart procedures, open heart surgery including transplant, heart failure and other conditions requiring intensive care. The unit is named in honor of Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence, who donated $2 million to the Children’s Hospital Foundation in support of the project. Care for patients with adult congenital heart disease is provided at Norton Children’s Hospital and the adjacent Norton Hospital, in close collaboration with our team of adult specialists.
• Medical degree/diploma
• Residency/fellowship certification in pediatrics, pediatric electrophysiology
• Kentucky medical license or license eligible
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About Norton Children's Hospital & Unvierstiy of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
The Norton Children’s name stands for expert pediatric care across a spectrum of specialties and locations throughout
Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Comprising two hospitals, a medical center, regional outpatient centers, and primary
and specialty care physician practices, Norton Children’s is a comprehensive network of highly trained pediatric specialists and support services providing care for children of all ages. As the need for expert pediatric care has grown in our region, so has the footprint of Norton Children’s. Our medical facilities currently serve more than 185,000 patients each year.
Located in downtown Louisville, the 300-bed Norton Children’s Hospital is the region’s only full-service, freestanding pediatric hospital, the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Louisville and serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Norton Children's Hospital provides a complete range of services for children, including pediatric intensive care and one of the nation’s largest Level IV neonatal intensive care units.
Norton Children’s Medical Center in northeastern Jefferson County is the only pediatric outpatient c...enter of its type in
Kentucky, offering 365-day-a-year pediatric emergency services, a full complement of pediatric diagnostic imaging services, a full-service laboratory and a wide range of pediatric outpatient surgery services.
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews offers pediatric emergency services, pediatric surgery, inpatient care and a neonatal intensive care unit. For more information, visit NortonChildrens.com.
About the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics The University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics has more than 20 sections and divisions with more than 200 faculty members and 60 advanced practice providers. Clinical faculty members oversee the majority of general and subspecialty care at Norton Children’s Hospital. Norton Children’s Hospital is the teaching facility for the University of Louisville, and candidate academic responsibilities will include active involvement in teaching medical students and residents, as well as clinical research interests. The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute supports basic and translational science, including cardiac tissue engineering and innovative mechanical assist device design, bench-top testing, and large animal testing. Current devices in development and testing include respiratory and ventricular assist devices scaled to pediatric patients.
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