Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, AR is seeking a
fourth Heart Failure trained Cardiologist to join our team. Baptist
Health is the largest hospital system in the state of Arkansas with
eleven hospitals. The flagship hospital in Little Rock is an
Baptist Health has been a leader in cardiovascular services in
Arkansas for almost 50 years. With each advancement in
cardiovascular services over this time, Baptist Health has been the
first: the first adult heart transplant; the first LVAD; and the
first Total Artificial Heart. The latest advancement came with the
creation of the Baptist Health Heart Failure and Transplant
Institute. The Institute is Arkansas’ first center devoted
exclusively to advance heart failure, MCS, and transplant.
Currently Baptist Health is the only active adult heart-transplant
provider in Arkansas. To date, Baptist Health has performed 297
heart transplants and are following over 200 post-transplant
patients. As one of the leading and top 5 enrolling centers of the
Momentum trial and CAP, we have implanted over 400 patients with a
HeartMate II or HeartMate III. We are currently following 195 VAD
patients out in the community. We also recently implemented the
first formal statewide Shock/ECMO program.
Baptist Health is seeking to employ a Board Certified/Board
Eligible Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist who will have
primarily a heart failure, MCS and transplant practice. There are
currently three Cardiologists in the program and 100% of their
practices are the advanced heart failure patient population.
Together with the existing physicians, the new Heart Failure
physician will receive referrals from Cardiologists around the
state who will send their patients to this statewide advanced heart
Baptist Health has the infrastructure and resources in place to
make this practice successful. The facility was built in 2010 and
has thirteen exam rooms. The total facility space is almost 10,000
square feet. The support staff includes 4 VAD nurses, 3 transplant
nurses, 4 heart failure nurses, 2 physician assistants, 2 advanced
practice nurses, a social worker, a PharmD, a dietician, transplant
administrator, financial manager and coordinator, data coordinator
with additional clerical support staff. We have Echo, lab, x-ray
and cardiopulmonary stress testing in the clinic. We are also
staffed with our own clinical research team.
The ideal candidate will be a physician who is motivated to join
a growing and diverse Advanced Heart Failure program, with a desire
to help us continue to grow this dynamic program.
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Position Title: Heart Failure Cardiologist
Company Name: Baptist Health Medical Center
Job Function: Physician: Heart Failure Specialist
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