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Physician, Advanced Heart Failure

We Are Hiring

 

Saint Thomas Heart in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking a talented and ambitious advanced heart failure physician to join our nationally recognized program. We are recruiting this physician to join our group at Saint Thomas Midtown and West Hospitals.  The ideal candidate will have a focused interest in heart failure management.  Skill in the management of VAD and transplant patients is required.  The position will include a transplant rotation.  An interest in building and co-leading a pulmonary hypertension clinic is desired.  The candidate should have outstanding communication skills and be able to network with referring physicians. Seeing patients at an outreach clinic is expected.

Saint Thomas Heart:

Saint Thomas Heart is the cardiac division of Saint Thomas Health and includes the cardiology programs at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Saint Thomas West Hospital. We offer complete cardiac services, from the treatment of chest pain, to minimally invasive surgical procedures and heart transplant. With over 70 cardiac specialists, 59 locations and Tennessee's largest network of accredited Chest Pain Centers, Saint Thomas Heart offers greater access and the experience that comes with seeing more heart patients than anyone in Tennessee.

About Ascension Health:

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employees more than 8,000 associates.  Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is a faith-based non-profit health system which is the largest in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. 

 

 

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Why Join Ascension?

About Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

  • The largest not-for-profit community hospital in Middle Tennessee, licensed for 683 acute and rehab care beds

  • Delivers more than 7,000 babies per year with a Level 3 NICU

  • Our new Ascension Saint Thomas Cancer Care facility brings cancer care programs under one roof to optimize patient and provider experience.  

  • Our main campus covers nearly 2 million square feet and spans more than six city blocks.

  • Saint Thomas Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have an established partnership in Middle Tennessee for training medical residents in a variety of specialties including internal medicine, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and general surgery.

About Nashville

  • Known as the nation’s health care capital 

  • Home to more than 1.9 million people and more than 40,000 businesses

  • Nicknamed Music City USA, Nashville has the strongest concentration of the music industry in America.

  • The area has plentiful parks and recreation, professional sports, great shopping and livable neighborhoods and suburbs.  

  • Ranked Top U.S. City for Job Seekers in 2020 by MoneyGeek

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages

 

What You Will Do

  • The ideal candidate will have a focused interest in heart failure management. 
  • Skill in the management of VAD and transplant patients is required. 
  • The position will include a transplant rotation. 
  • An interest in building and co-leading a pulmonary hypertension clinic is desired. 
  • Seeing patients at an outreach clinic is expected.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)  required

Work Experience:

Requirements

  • Focused interest in heart failure management

  • Board certification or board eligibility in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation

  • Skill with management of VAD and transplant patients required

  • Experience desired

  • Willingness to build and co-lead a pulmonary hypertension clinic desired

  • Seeing patients at an outreach clinic is expected

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 367618
Category: Physicians
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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