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Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. Charlotte. Physician

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 45419
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F night and weekend call
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27461039132063-Cardiology-Pediatric


The Congenital Heart Center at Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) seeks to add full time Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist to join their existing faculty.  This individual would join a group of a heart failure cardiologist, three cardiac surgeons, three nurse practitioners, three transplant nurse coordinators, and allied healthcare providers who serve our cardiomyopathy, heart failure, and transplant population. 

About the Opportunity:

  • Cardiologist must be BC/BE by the American Board of Pediatrics and have completed an ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology
    • A fourth year of additional training in pediatric heart failure and transplant or transplant experience is required
  • The ability to serve on our Heart Transplant/Heart Failure Inpatient and Outpatient Service, as well as general cardiology inpatient and outpatient care with shared night / weekend call
  • Clinical expertise with mechanical circulatory support devices is required as this candidate will be considered to become the director of mechanical support for the program, with responsibilities in patient care, administration, program development, safety and quality.

About the Practice:

The 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 nine years.  Our comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, invasive electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, and regional referral programs in heart failure/transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography. Surgical and cardiac catheterization volume are growing at a rate of 10-15% per year. Our state-of-the-art two lab cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology suite opened in February of 2017, with dedicated staffing and anesthesia teams. Our new outpatient office complex opened in December 2020, designed to treat all patients from fetal cardiology to ACHD. We have one of the most comprehensive Cardiac Neurodevelopment programs in the Southeast, providing a multitude of specialty services to our congenital heart patients in the same office suite. Participation in investigator initiated and multi-center industry sponsored studies is ongoing within the Heart Center, with the support of an active clinical research department. Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), a state-of-the-art, 234 bed facility is the largest and most comprehensive children’s hospital between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA.  LCH has a robust inpatient service with a 20-bed PICU/CVICU, 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient rehabilitation facility.

Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is a state-of-the-art facility in beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina. LCH has 11 floors and 234 inpatient beds, including on-site PICU and CVICU covered 24/7 by in-house intensivists, Progressive Care Unit, Inpatient Observation Unit, Pediatric Rehab Unit, and Pediatric Emergency Department. We are committed to being the region’s leading provider of pediatric health care services.  

LCH is a premier referral facility within Atrium Health, formally known as Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare systems.  Atrium Health operates nearly 2,500 system-employed physicians, more than 60,000 employees and more than 7,460 licensed beds across the Carolinas. 

About the Community:

Charlotte is one of the nation’s fastest-growing big cities and is projected to increase in population 71% by 2030. The area features the following attributes: World-class entertainment, eclectic culinary experiences, as well as an abundance of arts, musical, and cultural opportunities. Numerous professional sports including the NFL Carolina Panthers, NBA Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte FC soccer club, NASCAR, Carolina Knights baseball, Charlotte Checkers hockey and world-class training facilities at the US National Whitewater Center, as well as unlimited year-round recreational opportunities. Excellent public and private schools and numerous top ranked colleges and universities throughout the greater Charlotte region. Easy access to beautiful Blue Ridge mountains and some of the nation’s most popular beaches. Immediate airport access and convenient proximity to multiple major metropolitan areas.