Cardiology Physician - Academics Job with Northeast Georgia Health System in Gainesville, GA

Cardiology - APD opportunity with Georgia Heart Institute, Gainesville, GA

Northeast Georgia Health System Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Full-Time
  • Accepts H1B Visas
  • No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Yes
  • No
  • 02/28/2023
  • 1103959


Georgia Heart Institute  (GHI) is the comprehensive, multi-disciplinary heart and vascular program of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).  As the state’s most forward-thinking heart and vascular program, Georgia Heart Institute has been leading the way in heart and vascular care throughout the region for decades – treating thousands of patients annually – and this level of advancement and excellence has only continued to grow. Our comprehensive program offers patients convenient access to diagnostics and high-quality routine and preventative care wherever they live throughout the region. Enriched by cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art facilities in Braselton, GA and in Gainesville, GA, we offer some of the most advanced heart and vascular treatments in the region for more even the most complicated conditions.

We are thrilled that in September 2021 the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education approved a new cardiovascular disease fellowship training program at the Georgia Heart Institute of NGHS. The three-year program  began in  July 2022 training eighteen cardiovascular fellows – six per year – through a contemporary patient-centric and innovative educational experience that will produce exceptional cardiologists. In support of this program, we are seeking highly qualified candidates for the role of Associate Program Director.

Are you ready to join our elite team?

We are seeking the nations brightest and most innovative  Non-Invasive Cardiologists to help us deliver the highest level of heart care to our patients and train future leaders in the field of Cardiology. Come and be a part of one of the largest and most experienced multidisciplinary teams in the nation and be an integral part of the future of academic excellence in the region!

Do you have what is takes?

  • Board Certified in Cardiology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum of 4 years clinical experience post residency/fellowship
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience, preferably as an Associate Program Director of an ACGME-accredited IM or cardiology program
  • 3 years of relevant (education related) leadership positions at an academic medical center or healthcare facility can serve as surrogate
  • Active involvement in scholarship/research over the past 5 years (projects, presentations, publications, academic society membership/leadership) is strongly preferred 
  • Desire to develop a new, high-quality cardiology fellowship program
  • 20-30 % GME administration time/ 70-80% patient care

About the position:

Personalized & Comprehensive Care. Our patient-centered approach to care brings together all specialized services and treatments needed to deliver a truly personalized experience – from diagnosis to long-term disease management.  The appropriate candidate will have clinical interests in consultative and outpatient cardiovascular care with flexibility to also practice cardiovascular critical care and non-invasive imaging. Noninvasive imaging (echo, MRI, CT, etc.) will be an important part of this job.

Partnering Together in Heart Health Northeast Georgia Medical Center/Georgia Heart Institute Cardiology has a robust academic department consisting of specialists in all subdivisions of Cardiology including electrophysiology and complex ablations, interventional and structural cardiology, heart failure and mechanical device support, ECMO, complex cardiac and aortic/vascular surgery, preventive cardiology, and advanced imaging.

Innovating Care Through Research. Our unwavering dedication to providing the highest level of care means continuing to enhance and improve the services we’re already providing through research and discovery. At Georgia Heart Institute, our experts are actively involved in national research aimed at understanding what causes heart attacks and then preventing them from occurring. Research initiatives will be encouraged and candidates will be expected to establish an academic portfolio and an area of expertise. Fellow and resident education is an integral component of the job. There are opportunities for academic advancement and leadership in committees depending on the level of interest and performance.

  • EMR Platform - EPIC
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology Fellowship Starting 2022
  • More than a dozen locations throughout Northeast Georgia
  • Team of more than 80 cardiologists and advanced practice providers
  • Dominant cardiovascular market share leader in our 19+ county service area
  • Team performs more than 5,000 cardiac procedures and 30,000 consults each year
  • First hospital in Georgia to receive Emergency Cardiac Care Center (ECCC) designation

Benefits of Working at Georgia Heart Institute at NGHS:

  • Excellent Compensation 
  • Malpractice Coverage  provided
  • Sign-on Bonus & Relocation Available
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals – HealthGrades
  • NGHS is a Teaching Hospital with a growing GME program 
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and Award-Winning Schools
  • Short Commute only 45 minutes to Atlanta and 45 minutes to the North Georgia Mountains
  • Endless Outdoor Activities including hiking, biking, and world-class water sports on beautiful Lake Lanier.
  • Recognized in recent years as Georgia’s #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more

Your next career move is only a heartbeat away: contact Jennifer McCalla, Senior Physician Recruiter with GHI