AdventHealthAdvanced Heart & Lung Transplant, Critical Care Unit Medical Director- AdventHealth Orlando
Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, Florida – AMAZING OPPORTUNITY!

AdventHealth Orlando is looking for a dynamic and energetic physician with leadership experience to join and lead our Cardiovascular ICU Team at AdventHealth Orlando. Our new state of the art, 32 bed CVICU is also known as our Advanced Cardiac Surgical Unit (ACSU).

This position is a result of programmatic and companywide growth as we continue to support and establish high quality Quaternary Critical Care services to our Central Florida Region. The physician would join AHMG Critical Care Specialists of Central Florida, a 100 plus employed provider intensive care team, which reaches over 15 other AdventHealth campuses throughout Central, North and West Florida, in addition to providing tele-medicine services across multiple states. We take care and encounter over 20,000 critically patients a year as a practice.

Position & Program Highlights :

  • Dedicated administrative time and clinical involvement managing ECMO, VAD, cardiothoracic, heart and lung transplant patients.

  • Collaborate with experienced and established intensivists, cardiology and pulmonology transplant medical/care team to help continue to grow and establish a high quality and highly sustainable Cardiovascular, Heart & Lung Transplant Critical Care program.

  • Leading the clinical quality for CVICU care, including quality metrics and quality assurance teams

  • Active participation in regional, national, and international meetings and conferences

  • Education of APP’S, medical critical care fellows and new staff along with community outreach; and program development.

  • The medical director would also be involved with building a core team of physicians working to improve the breadth and intensity of the Advanced Cardiac Surgical Unit.

  • This leadership position would report directly to the Executive Medical Director of AHMG Critical Care and have responsibilities to the campus Chief Medical Officer at AdventHealth Orlando along with service line leaders within the Heart, Lung & Vascular and Transplant Institutes

  • This is truly an amazing opportunity to continue to build and cultivate one the busiest CVICU/Transplant programs in the Southeastern United States.

  • In Orlando we have a full comprehensive Transplant Institute that includes both thoracic and abdominal transplant teams.

  • Our team performs over 35-50 hearts, 15-20 lungs, and 30-50 VAD’s per year with multi organ transplant capability

  • Recognized as a Platinum ECMO Center and considered one of busiest centers in the Unites States

Additional responsibilities but not limited to :

  • Leading our employed ASCU physicians and multidisciplinary team

  • Setting performance criteria for the ACSU

  • Hiring and retaining qualified physicians & APPs

  • Developing subspecialty staffing models

  • Advising senior administration on cardiovascular critical care strategy

  • Helping to advance AdventHealth Orlando into a world class advanced cardiovascular critical care service.

The Medical Director will also provide administrative liaison activity with key core members surrounding the CVICU structure at AdventHealth Orlando. These include physician members of the medical staff, Emergency Department, Department of Surgery and other critical care units, respiratory therapy, imaging, nursing services, pharmacy, clinical laboratories, and referring health care facilities and providers.

The Medical Director’s primary location will be located at AdventHealth Orlando, Florida just outside downtown Orlando close to the charming Winter Park community. AdventHealth has a hospital based organ procurement organization (Our Legacy is a top performing OPO in the USA).

Medical Director Requirements:

  • Board Certification in Critical Care (ABIM) or Surgical Critical Care (ABS) required

  • 3-5 years of experience as a CVICU physician leader that includes transplant, ECMO and VAD

  • Comprehensive clinical experience in large volume program with advanced cardiac surgery, heart and lung procurement, acute shock, heart failure and mechanical circulatory support

  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with both private practice and employed models

The Heart Lung and Vascular Institute (HLVI) at AdventHealth is one of the busiest centers of its kind in the nation. We are a leading provider of cardiovascular and thoracic services among Medicare patients with national rankings that include: #1 in Cardiology volume, #1 in Vascular Surgery volume, #5 in Thoracic Surgery volume and #8 in Open Heart Surgery volume. HLVI is centered in a quaternary facility with 1400 beds, known as AdventHealth Orlando with a beautiful Ginsburg Tower. This 15-story sanctuary of healing offers patients a full range of comprehensive heart and vascular care, including 12 hybrid operating rooms housing electrophysiology, vascular and invasive cardiology.

Practice Description

This is an employment opportunity that includes the benefits of cross coverage and competitive compensation. Other benefits include occurrence-based malpractice coverage, paid leave days, CME days and allowance, 403b retirement plan, health insurance for physician and family, and relocation allowance. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.

Location Description

AdventHealth is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping and great schools. As one of the most visited American cities, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and numerous beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The newly built Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.

Category: Physician Services

Req ID: 20576444

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 20576444

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