Anesthesiology critical care/intensivist
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 postoperative care of cardiac surgical patients in our 14 bed CT ICU and 20 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.
- 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-eligible/board-certified 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 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, Pennsylvania. 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.