The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute provides nationally acclaimed cardiovascular care in south central Pennsylvania. Our high volume, reputable, well supported organization is seeking a new Electrophysiologist due to growth of our practice.
About the Heart and Vascular Institute:
We are a well-established, collegial, and dedicated group of 42 cardiologists including 5 electrophysiologists, 4 of them perform complex ablations and 25 non-invasive specialists in a multi-disciplinary setting. Our institute is physician-centric and has a shared governance model.
Our GE IGS 620 EP Lab has the capability to perform EP procedures at an extremely low radiation dose also features a compact integrated Cardio Ice system.
Advanced and complex ablation program:
Biosense Webster and St. Jude Medical mapping systems
Well established Arctic Front Cryoablation program for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation with active participation in several research trials including the ADVENT trial
Well established hybrid ablation program for persistent atrial fibrillation using CONVERGENT ablation
Leading left atrial appendage occlusion program/WATCHMAN program – Participant in several LAAO trials.
High volume of implantable devices with more than 8000 active devices in device clinic
Active lead extraction program with CT surgery participation
Referral for complex ablations and lead extraction from UPMC hospitals in York and Lititz, Pa.
Opportunity for clinical research with several other electrophysiology trials open and currently enrolling.
Teaching opportunity: ACGME approved general cardiology fellowship program starting July 2022.
We host a comprehensive, fully accredited non-invasive department which includes: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Imaging, Cardiac CT, and Cardiac MRI.
Our physicians perform more than 1,800 electrophysiology procedures, 7,400 heart catheterizations and 1,100 coronary interventions each year. Over the last five years, our physicians have completed more than 1,000 percutaneous aortic and mitral valve procedures.
Expect to interact closely with our cardiovascular surgery colleagues, who have been recognized at both the state and national levels for providing the highest caliber of surgical care.
Leading enroller in several clinical trials and we have strong involvement in over 50 cutting edge national and international clinical trials.
About the Position:
Equal division of compensation and work between all cardiologists
Generous compensation package including guaranteed base salary (approximately 80% of comp) and bonuses
9+ weeks of paid time off per year
Medical malpractice and tail coverage
Commencement bonus (paid after employee start date)
Retirement savings and match
Moving relocation reimbursement; and much more
Not a H-1B or J-1 Visa opportunity
About Central Pennsylvania:
Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey's Chocolate World.
Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes—a composite cost of living index of 74.9, compared to 101.2 in Philadelphia—it's a great place to grow a career and family.
Listed among Forbes.com “America's Most Livable Cities,” we are a two to three hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
For the latest information on this opportunity, please call Shelly Miller, Manager, Cardiovascular/Thoracic Outreach & Recruitment 717-782-5737 or submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit www.upmc.com/services/south-central-pa/heart-vascular for additional information regarding.
A $23 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 92,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors' offices and outpatient sites, and a 4 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.4 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region's most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid more than $800 million in federal, state, and local taxes. For more information, go to UPMC.com.