Physician-Director of Advanced Heart Failure

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an experienced Heart Failure cardiologist to lead our highly skilled team based at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME. Candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Heart Failure Cardiologist with demonstrated success as a leader. Candidates will exhibit the highest caliber of clinical care, have experience promoting scholarship and a true commitment to education and research, experience in program development, success with working in a multidisciplinary environment, and have a track record of mentorship of faculty and fellows. Experience in large health systems is preferred as the position involves management of a system wide Heart Failure Program. Candidates will be Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and expected to be clinically active with participation in relevant clinical programs.
Maine Medical Center (MMC) has a long history of providing state-of-the-art care for patients with advanced heart failure. Our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists, advanced practice providers (APP's), and nurses works collaboratively to support patients through all stages of heart failure. We use the latest equipment and surgical therapies including mechanical circulatory support (MCS) devices such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), temporary percutaneous ventricular assist devices to support both the right and left ventricles (PVAD), and durable implantable left ventricular assist devices (LVAD). The MMC Advanced heart failure program works closely with regional transplant centers and currently follows 80 active repatriated transplant patients. Our team performed 35 ECMO cannulations last year and the second highest volume of LVAD implants in New England last year. MMC was designated as a "Gold Level Center of Excellence" by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) in 2017. MMC was recertified by The Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission as an Advanced Certification Program for Ventricular Assist Device in 2018.
Long recognized as a leader in cardiac care, Maine Medical Center remains on the forefront of today's most advanced treatments and procedures. Maine Medical Center's Cardiovascular Service Line has been recognized as one of the top 100 programs in the United States. We are pleased to share that the hospital is in the process of building a five-story patient care tower dedicated to cardiovascular excellence. It will be home to 19 new procedure rooms, including several hybrid ORs, as well as 64 new private patient rooms. Construction is well underway and the building is scheduled to open in 2024.
MaineHealth Cardiology is a growing practice of over 70 cardiologists with practice locations in Augusta, Lewiston, Rockport, Scarborough, and Waterville. This fully integrated faculty practice works closely with Maine Medical Center and other regional hospitals to provide a coordinated network of care for the state of Maine and eastern New Hampshire.
Maine Medical Center has 700 licensed beds and is the state's leading tertiary hospital and Level One Trauma Center with a full complement of residencies and fellowships. The position involves a direct teaching role within our Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship as well as mentoring medical students from the Maine Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine Program (Tufts-Maine Track). The candidate will have an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small town friendliness. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, Portland is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community and consistently voted one of the top spots in America to raise a family.
MaineHealth is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive environment that is welcoming to diverse faculty.
Candidates interested in our Advanced Heart Failure Director position may submit a cover letter and CV to Gina Mallozzi, Physician Recruiter at

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 988194

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Sep 20, 2023

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