Director of Echocardiography
The Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) , a division of Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, is recruiting a Director of Echocardiography to join our growing academic cardiovascular team.
- MD or DO Degree
- Cardiovascular disease (Board Certified/Board Eligible)
- Echocardiography (BE/BC)
- Level III training in echocardiography (Board Certified/Board Eligible) or Advanced Cardiac Imaging Training is preferred
- Academic experience in teaching residents and/or cardiology fellows
- Participation in clinical research is encouraged
- Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
- Must obtain Arizona State medical licensure before starting in the position
Our group is actively seeking a medical director of echocardiography to lead our active and growing lab. Our dynamic echocardiography laboratory oversees all cardiac stress tests, as well as imaging of structural heart disease, mechanical support devices, and a variety of cardiomyopathies. The group is seeking an energetic clinician who is looking to join an employed academic group model. Through the affiliation with Creighton SOM, they will join our faculty and be integrally involved in our cardiology fellowship. As clinical faculty they will oversee the training of future fellows, as well as medical students and residents at our academic health center. Clinical research opportunities are encouraged with support available.
Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social, and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph’s was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. It is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the most extensive not-for-profit health system in the US. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph’s remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph’s includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Dignity Health Cancer Institute, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph’s Level I Trauma Center (verified by the American College of Surgeons).
Phoenix and the surrounding area is the fifth largest city in the US. This rapidly growing metropolitan city is home to diverse landscapes and communities to accommodate essentially any style of living. Despite being a large city, access and ease of living continue to be a major attraction. Due to amazing weather for the majority of the year, one can experience a multitude of outdoor activities; golfing, hiking, cycling, etc. essentially year long.
We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefits, and malpractice insurance.
Fortune has ranked Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix the fourth best teaching hospital in the United States and the top hospital outside of the state of Pennsylvania. US News & World Report ranked St. Joseph’s #2 on its list of top Arizona Hospitals. In addition, St. Joseph’s boasts a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, is part of the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance.
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