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Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Interventional Cardiologist - Houston Methodist Hospital

Company: Houston Methodist Specialty Care Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Interventional Cardiologist - Houston Methodist HospitalHouston Methodist Specialty Physician Group is currently seeking a full-time ACHD Interventional Cardiologist to join our well established, thriving, and dynamic team. Houston Methodist campus is rapidly expanding to meet the needs of a growing community. The successful candidate must be committed to providing unparalleled patient care with excellent clinical skills in the area of Interventional Cardiology in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Candidates must be Board Certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine with an active (or in the process) Texas Medical License. This is a full-time career opportunity with a competitive base salary plus incentivized bonus structure.The ACHD Interventional Cardiologist will prove competencies in:

  • Medical and Surgical management of CHD,
  • Postoperative management of adults with CHD,
  • Technical and diagnostic expertise in invasive and noninvasive cardiac procedures,
  • Recognition and management of acquired cardiovascular disease and cardiopulmonary disease;
  • Appropriate initial management of non-cardiac disease in adults,
  • Physiologic changes of pregnancy and awareness of the important effects on and presentation of CHD,
  • Psychosocial aspects of adolescence and the transition to, and through, adulthood;
  • Identify high-risk behaviors in adults with CHD,
  • Lifestyle counseling and advocacy for adults with CHD,
  • Principles of health promotion in adults;
  • Integration with local and regional models of healthcare access and provision for individuals with chronic medical illness,
  • Recognition of data-driven principles of care planning, and integration with established national and international guidelines of ACHD care,
  • Anatomy, morphology (inclusive of embryology), and pathophysiology of CHD, and
  • Direct and meaningful experience with clinical research methodology, including clinical epidemiology,
  • Experience and excellence in transcatheter interventions in congenital heart disease including coarctation, pulmonary angioplasty and valvuloplasty, transcatheter pulmonary valve, atrial and ventricular septal defect, embolization of collateral vessels and interventions in patients with single ventricle physiology.Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked No. 15 among 592 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for cardiology and heart surgery. With specialized clinics and programs, innovative research and more than 100 clinical trials underway, our heart and vascular clinicians are investigating more effective ways of diagnosing and treating heart and vascular disease.Houston Methodist offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including a Defined Contribution Plan, 403(b) investments with match, as well as medical and dental coverage for applicant and family. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving medical community in Houston and in the fastest growing suburbs of the Houston metropolitan area.Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of female, minority, disability, and veterans.Interested applicants, please forward a copy of your CV to Aderonke Adeyeye - physician-recruitment@houstonmethodist.org

Keywords: Houston Methodist Specialty Care Group, Houston , Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Interventional Cardiologist - Houston Methodist Hospital, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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