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Physician - Cardiology - General - Advanced Heart Failure

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint. Visas AcceptedN/ASpecialtyCardiology - Advanced Heart FailurePractice DetailsSanford Cardiovascular Institute is seeking a BC/BE Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist to join an integrated practice including a team of 10 cardiologists, 1 of which is Advanced Heart Failure Certified, and 3 Cardiothoracic Surgeons.---The ideal candidate will participate in the development and growth of a LVAD and ECMO program. They will participate in the management of inpatient ECMO, LVAD, and cardiogenic shock as well as have a robust general non-invasive cardiology practice including dedicated advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension outpatient clinics. ---The group provides service to inpatient, clinic and outreach locations with nurse practitioner support. ---General Cardiology call 1:11; Heart Failure call 1:2 with support with the assistance of 4 Heart Failure APP's.---Join a group with a well-established heart failure program who provides consultation, longitudinal outpatient management of advanced heart failure disease patients, as well as those with acute and durable mechanical support devices. ---Experience in medical device management of advanced heart failure patients is ideal. ---Our team participates in over 20 clinical trials, encourages and supports research endeavors, and regularly presents at national meetings. ---Program includes opportunity for clinical education and research with general and interventional cardiology fellowships within a university health setting.Community DescriptionSANFORD HEALTH SYSTEMSanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrateddelivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries.ABOUT SANFORD HEALTH IN SIOUX FALLS---545-bed hospital---Large referral area---Research opportunities---Serving a city population of 250,000SIOUX FALLS COMMUNITYSioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest. As the largest city in the state, it balances an excellent quality of life and strong economy with a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports and nightlife.Job DescriptionCardiology Core Privileges include the privileges to perform history and physical examination, admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide treatment or consultative services for adult patients presenting with diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels.QualificationsM.D. or D.O. degree.Experience can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:An applicant who has just completed a fellowship shall provide his/her residency or fellowship log. Please see criteria at the following link applicant who is not applying directly out of a fellowship shall provide a quality profile from hospital(s) where he/she currently has privileges showing his/her clinical activity for the past 24 months, including numbers of procedures performed morbidity, mortality, infection rates, and other complications. The applicant must be able to demonstrate active involvement of 100 cardiology procedures. Applicants that are level 2 and 3 Cardiologist (Invasive or Interventional Cardiologist) must also include 50 cardiac catheterizations as primary operator during the past two years with satisfactory quality data (if applicable to practice).ORIf a quality profile is not available from the hospital(s) where the applicant currently has privileges, documentation of the applicant's clinical activity for the past 24 months is required. The applicant must be able to demonstrate active involvement of 100 Cardiology procedures. Applicants that are level 2 and 3 Cardiologist (Invasive or Interventional Cardiologist) must also include 50 cardiac catheterizations as primary operator during the past two years with satisfactory quality data (if applicable to practice).Eligibility Criteria for Initial Appointment:Physicians trained in Cardiology fellowship programs may have variable levels of expertise in a variety of different areas, depending on the focus of their particular training experience. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has defined the education, training, and experience necessary for many of these areas. The ACC 2008 Recommendations for Training in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine Core Cardiology Training (COCATS3) published January 22, 2008 are available at and was used as the foundation for the privileges in Cardiology. Additional information was obtained from the ACGME Program Requirements for Fellowship Education available at and the Clinical Privilege White paper on Cardiology. Additional resources were used for procedures that cross specialty lines.Successful completion of a hospital affiliated Internal Medicine residency program and completion of a fellowship in Cardiology accredited by the ACGME, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) or the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada in the residency. The Credentials Committee; Physician Executive or Medical Affairs Committee; and the Board of Directors or the Board of Governors may consider training at residency or fellowship programs accredited by organizations other than the above.Certification by the appropriate specialty /subspecialty board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as applicable. Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their fellowship training within the last five years shall be eligible, however must achieve board certification within five years from the date of completion of their fellowship training unless the appropriate governing Board waives such requirement. (Refer to each entity's policy for grandfather exceptions)Level 1 (Cardiology) - Providers who will practice noninvasive cardiology and whose invasive activities will be confined to critical care unit procedures. Basic training required of all trainees to be competent consultant cardiologists.Level 2 (Invasive Cardiology) - Providers who will practice diagnostic but not interventional cardiac catheterization. Additional training in one or more specialized areas that enables the cardiologist to perform or interpret (or both) specific procedures at an intermediate skill level or engage in rendering cardiovascular care in specialized areas.Level 3 (Interventional Cardiology) - Providers who will practice diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization. Advanced training in a specialized area that enables a cardiologist to perform, interpret, and train others to perform and interpret specific procedures at a high skill level. (Please refer to Interventional Core Privilege definition of clinical information for further information)CompensationNationally competitive 2 year salary guarantee with a comprehensive physician benefit package including Paid CME, Paid Vacation, Malpractice, Disability, Relocation Allowance and No State Income TaxRecruiter InformationJessilyn Barker, Senior Physician RecruiterPhone: +1 (605) 328-6986 Or jessilyn.Barker@sanfordhealth.orgSanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to

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