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Director Cardiac Transplant Surgeon (Physician )

Company: Merritt Hawkins
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Director opening in Bethesda, Maryland. Job Description & Requirements
Director Cardiac Transplant Surgeon in Maryland
StartDate: ASAP

The Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute is in search of a dynamic board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon to join the Division of Adult Cardiac Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. This position will serve as the Director of the Cardiac Transplantation program, working closely with the Advanced Heart Failure team and the Comprehensive Transplant Center. The Johns Hopkins Hospital was founded in 1889 and is the teaching hospital for The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Johns Hopkins Hospital was ranked No. 4 in the United States and No. 1 in the state of Maryland according to the U.S. News & World Report's best hospital rankings.

Cardiac surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a distinguished history of advancements in the treatment of cardiothoracic diseases in adults and children beginning with the Blalock-Taussig shunt in 1944. Our program provides a full complement of cardiothoracic surgical interventions. We also offer comprehensive treatment for heart and pulmonary failure, including ECMO, cardiac transplantation, lung transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support devices.

  • The ideal candidate will have broad experience in adult cardiac transplantation with a track record of exemplary clinical results. The applicant will divide his or her time between heart and transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, ECMO and all facets of adult cardiac surgery. Experience in lung transplantation is desirable.
  • Faculty will have the privilege and responsibility of helping to teach cardiac surgery trainees and medical students and will expand their research and scholarly activities to achieve national and international recognition as they advance the field. Faculty within the Division of Cardiac Surgery have access to a robust research infrastructure related to the bench and large animal research, clinical trial, and data analytics to allow the development of their academic and research portfolio.
  • This individual will serve an integral part of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Johns Hopkins, Johns Hopkins is nationally ranked among the top hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
  • This appointee will hold a faculty appointment in the Division of Cardiac Surgery encompassed within the JHU Department of Surgery and will report clinically to the Surgical Lead and Co-Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute, and to Division Chief from an academic standpoint. This Director level position also reports to other senior leaders of both The Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
    • MD, DO, or equivalent degree from an accredited school of medicine is required.
    • Additionally, candidates must be fellowship-trained, board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and eligible for licensure in Maryland.
      The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic.

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      About the Company
      Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation's leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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