The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, at Lankenau
Medical Center is seeking to recruit two highly motivated critical care
providers, to serve our high volume cardiac surgery program. We are
looking for qualified physicians to join our service to perform 100
percent critical care duties on pre- and post-operative care of cardiac
surgical patients in our 14 bed CT ICU and 20 bed post-operative 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.
Experience and new fellowship candidates considered
Candidates must have primary training 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
Cardiac surgery critical care service is responsible to provide 7:00
am–11:00 pm, supported with a team of in-house acute care mid-level
providers. Equal, shared coverage between physicians fielding acute care
calls from physician extenders. NO in-house NIGHTS.
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.
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
Lankenau Heart Pavilion, a 300+ acute care bed hospital, is an affiliate
within Main Line Health (MLH), a health system which borders western
Philadelphia, Pa. Main Line Health 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.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.