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Heart Failure & Transplant Physician - Charlotte, NC

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 78856
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable On-Call
Department Name: 26581035132047-Heart Failure and Transplant


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. We invite providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together.

Atrium Health’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, part of Atrium Health, is currently seeking a Heart Failure & Transplant Physician to join their established practice in Charlotte, NC. We provide care to patients across 6 locations. Our team includes 9 advanced heart failure cardiologists, 3 transplant/MCS surgeons, and 18 APPs= 2 clinical pharmacists, 3 social workers, 6 transplant/VAD coordinators, 4 nurse navigators, 7 heart failure nurses, and various other clerical support staff

Opportunity Highlights: 

  • Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute offers over 30 years of heart transplant experience and the region’s only heart transplant center, with outcomes that rank among the best in the nation
  • Advanced treatment options include LVADs and the total artificial heart; additional surgical and minimally invasive options including bypass surgery, heart valve surgery, and implantable heart devices
  • The practice is a strong, multidisciplinary team which provides comprehensive patient care with excellent outcomes for the transplant and VAD patients
  • Large size advanced therapy center averaging 90 MCS and transplants per year
  • Inpatient, outpatient, virtual care, and cath lab 
  • Some of the best survival rates in the nation and the first center in the Carolinas to transplant a total artificial heart
  • Robust clinical research program with opportunities to participate. Abstracts and publications are encouraged


Qualified candidates should be: 

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Advance Heart Failure/Transplant
  • Eager to work in a growing, high-volume practice
  • Interested in both outpatient and inpatient care (12 outpatients/day and 25-40 inpatient/day)
  • Primary Transplant weeknight and weekend call is approximately 1:6 . Minimal general call responsibility with APP as front line.
  • Optional: Able to perform right heart catheterizations and RV biopsies. Interest in Cardiovascular Critical Care

About SHVI:

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is one of the Southeast's largest cardiac and vascular programs providing the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. Sanger employs more than 110 physicians in a network of more than 25 locations to provide the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease. Sanger has more than 50 years of experience in providing comprehensive acute and chronic cardiovascular services, including the region's only heart transplant center and pediatric heart surgery program.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

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