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Experienced Pediatric Electrophysiologist

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 00141254
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Pediatrics, Specialty
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 26511039132063-Cardiology - Pediatric
Location: MCP - 1001 Blythe Blvd

Overview

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite board certified Pediatric Electrophysiologists to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Pediatric Electrophysiology team at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is seeking a full time experienced Pediatric Electrophysiologist to join our practice of specialized pediatric cardiology MDs and APPs.  The Levine Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center, established in 2010, has been ranked as one of the top-50 pediatric heart centers in the country by U.S. News and World Report for the last eight years. Our comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, 3D printing, and regional referral programs in heart failure and transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography. We perform approximately 400 surgical procedures and more than 600 catheterization/ electrophysiology procedures annually, from neonates to adults. We have two state of the art cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology suites opened in February 2017, with dedicated staffing and cardiac anesthesia teams. The Pediatric/Adult Congenital Electrophysiology program has grown in procedural volume over 40% in each of the last two years and is staffed by a single electrophysiologist and a dedicated EP nurse practitioner with plans to add an EP nurse navigator.

The successful candidate will be board certified and fellowship trained, as well as skilled in outpatient and inpatient congenital electrophysiology and in advanced catheter mapping and ablation techniques. Experience and interest with device implantation and management would be highly regarded.

Position Highlights:

  • Join current team of 19 MDs and 18.6 APPs
  • Attend EP outpatient clinics
  • Provide EP teaching and instruction to LCH staff and pediatric residents
  • Provide EP inpatient/consult service coverage
  • Share coverage of Pacemaker/ICD clinics
  • Days are split between the clinic and EP lab
  • Call and weekend rotation on a rotating basis
     

Position Requirements:

  • Board certified in pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology
  • Attend both inpatient and outpatient services
  • Experience with device implantation, ablations in children
  • Optional: Experience working with adults with congenital heart disease (preferred)

 

About Atrium Health Levine Children's:

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility.  LCH hosts a premier Pediatrics Residency Program, serves as a teaching hospital for students of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and offers excellent support for clinical research and quality improvement. 

Additionally,
Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health.  Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest School of Medicine will become the academic core of Atrium Health, building a second campus of the school of medicine in Charlotte, which is currently the largest city in the U.S. without a 4-year medical school. The growth of the school of medicine will expand existing academic research capabilities in a way that expands opportunities for clinical trials across a large, diverse market with some of the nation’s leading medical experts.

LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U. S. News & World Report, most recently in eight pediatric specialties for 2021-2022 including Neonatology, Pulmonology, Cancer, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery and Orthopedics. Carolinas Medical Center along with LCH has earned Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Magnet program recognizes health-care organizations for their focus on improving patient care, safety and satisfaction. It also helps foster a collaborative culture for nurses, while working to advance standards and practices of care.