The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery at Lankenau Medical Center is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Critical Care provider, to serve our high volume cardiac surgery program. We are looking for a qualified physician to join our service to perform 100% critical care duties on pre & postoperative care of cardiac surgical patients in our 16 bed CT ICU and 16 bed postoperative cardiac surgical telemetry floor. Our cardiac surgical volume has experienced significant growth in the past two years and additional expansion is expected. The ideal candidates will work in collaboration with an in-house team of acute care mid level providers assuring round-the-clock patient care coverage. QUALIFICATIONS: Experience and new fellowship candidates considered
•Candidates are preferably trained in Anesthesiology, Cardiac Surgery and have completed advanced training in fields relevant to Critical Care Medicine. •Must be board-certified/board-eligible in their primary field. •Be eligible for a Full Medical Licensure in the State of Pennsylvania prior to appointment
Job Details: Lead daily multidisciplinary rounds on all patients admitted to the ICU. The Intensivists are expected to provide critical care and build strong collaborative team relationship with cardiac surgeons, referring cardiologists and consulting physicians, as well as actively participate in ongoing quality improvement initiatives. Intensivists with strong clinical focus play an important role in teaching as well as clinical research. Protocols have resulted in documented improved patient outcomes while providing superior patient experience. Critical care services are primarily in the CT ICU, and postoperative cardiac surgical telemetry floor, or in response to “Rapid Response Team” alerts or in the ED for patients on cardiac surgery service.
Benefits: This is an employed position, within Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks. Competitive salary, malpractice coverage, Medical/dental / vision benefits, disability and life policies, retirement benefits package, paid vacation, and CME reimbursement. Lankenau Heart Center, a 300+ acute care bed hospital, is an affiliate within Main Line Health (MLH), a health system which borders western Philadelphia, PA. MLH is a not-for-profit health system, at its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital - and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center.
Internal Number: CTICU 7-2018
About Main Line Health - Lankenau Medical Center
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health is also comprised of five outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton, Concordville and Newtown Square.
Main Line Health Hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, and being named among the na...tion’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy. To learn more, visit mainlinehealth.org.