Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist Temple Health- Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Academic Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is currently seeking BC/BE anesthesiologists with subspecialty training in anesthesia for cardiothoracic surgery for full-time faculty positions within the Temple Health System.

The anesthesiology department delivers care to patients in a variety of locations throughout the healthcare system including service at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center and CT Anesthesiology at Jeanes Hospital.

The cardiac surgical service encompasses both the main Temple University Hospital campus as well as a secondary surgical site at Jeanes Hospital. In addition to traditional revascularization and open valve surgery, a significant number of patients are treated each year with percutaneous valve placements, endovascular stent procedures, pulmonary thromboendarterectomies, VAD placements, total artificial heart support, and heart and / or lung transplantation. Currently Temple is one of the busiest lung transplant centers in the northeastern United States completing roughly 120 transplants per year. A similar number of patients are treated annually with ECMO for either surgical or medical indications.

Duties of new faculty will include patient care, teaching of medical students and residents, and supervision of CRNAs. Opportunities for scholarly effort and clinical research are available and participation in the academic mission of the department is required. Rank is commensurate with experience.

Candidate Qualifications

An M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent with active board certification in Anesthesiology. Board Eligible candidates are also welcome to apply.

TEE Certification or the ability to obtain this certification prior to the end of the first year of employment.

Ability to obtain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to start date.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita online:

Please address your application to: Gordon H. Morewood, MD, Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Temple University School of Medicine, c/o Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Department of Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention. Email: .

Should you have any questions regarding the procedure for candidacy please contact Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, Email: , Phone :

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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