Cardiac Transplant Surgeon
Transplant Leadership Institute has been retained by Memorial Healthcare System to identify and recruit a BE/BC adult cardiac transplant surgeon to join the Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. All candidates should have fellowship training and/or extensive clinical experience (5 or more years) in adult heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, and ECMO. The selected candidate will join an established division and will aid in the continued growth of a high quality and highly sustainable heart transplant program. This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
The Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute (MCVI) provides dedicated clinical teams to provide pediatric and adult heart failure care. The adult advanced heart failure team provides heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support services including all FDA-approved implantable long-term devices and temporary support devices. A busy adult ECMO program provides critical care/mobile ECMO transport services with deployment of ECMO by our team at referring facilities. The MCVI has the only ELSO Gold Center of Excellence ECMO program in South Florida. The adult cardiac surgery program currently has five adult cardiac surgeons aided by a dedicated cardiac surgery team: TEE-certified cardiac anesthesia, dedicated OR nursing, 24/7 in-house CVICU critical care physicians, and experienced CVICU nursing. The MCVI cardiac surgery program has the highest volume in Broward County and second highest in south Florida. Additionally, the MCVI has a track record of high quality care and excellence in patient outcomes. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has awarded a “Three Star” quality rating to the MCVI cardiac surgery program in all ranking categories, a distinction awarded to only 1% of programs in the nation. The program has received a “Three Star” quality rating every year for the past five years.