Advanced Heart Failure Physician

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare is looking to employ a full time BC/BE Advanced Heart Failure Physician to provide clinical expertise and care for our established, successful Advanced Heart Failure program. ChristianaCare is one of the largest providers of Heart Failure care in the nation with over 1500 admissions annually. U.S. News & World Report ranks Christiana Care No. 1 in Delaware and No. 3 among the 96 hospitals in the entire Philadelphia region. Also, we have been named among "the best of the best" by Truven Health Analytics with national recognition as one of the in the U.S. and an Everest Award winner.


This position will support the continued growth of our busy practice and join a dedicated team of full-time Advanced Heart Failure Physicians and Nurse Practitioners. The position includes providing care as part of the comprehensive Advanced Heart Failure program, which includes inpatient, and outpatient care, as well as our VAD program and teaching our Heart Failure Fellow.


Qualified candidates will possess MD/DO degree from an accredited institution and Board certification/eligibility in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant and participate in efforts to support the health system goals for Disease Specific Joint Commission Certifications in Heart Failure and VAD and projects aimed at improving the quality of care and outcomes for patients in our community.


Program Highlights


Experienced, dedicated clinical team

Established program with successful outcomes

A dedicated Heart Failure clinic located within the hospital

A growing DT VAD program with established referral partners for transplant evaluation

A Heart Failure Fellowship program

Opportunity to participate in research

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.


ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.


Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.



EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.


Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 862048

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 22, 2021