Faculty opportunity – Advanced Heart Failure/VAD Program
Baystate Health, a Truven® Award–winning healthcare system and home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School–Baystate, is seeking a B/C Heart Failure physician to join Baystate Health’s growing, Heart & Vascular Program.
This opportunity features:
A HIGH-QUALITY PROGRAM. Truven Health Analytics named Baystate Medical Center (BMC) one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals. U.S. News & World Report ranked BMC as one of the nation’s top 34 hospitals for 2015-16.
HIGH-VOLUME. Very busy revascularization and valve programs, a regional STEMI center, and robust regional referrals support a large and growing CHF population. We are the only comprehensive heart failure program in western Massachusetts.
ROBUST AND GROWING PROGRAM. The candidate will join a group of B/C advanced heart disease specialists in a rapidly growing inpatient and outpatient program. The group focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with advanced heart failure including IV inotrope or LVAD therapies. A well established, multi-disciplinary heart failure clinic provides advanced outpatient management, as well as consultation for destination therapy with durable VAD and/or cardiac transplantation. A busy inpatient service manages patients requiring both acute and durable mechanical support.
STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES. The Baystate Heart and Vascular Center was opened in 2012. It includes 6surgical/endovascular suites (4 hybrid), and 32 cardiovascular critical care rooms designed to create efficient, comfortable care environments for cardiac patients.
FACULTY APPOINTMENT. Opportunity for clinical education and research with fellow, resident and medical student teaching; faculty appointment to the University Of Massachusetts School Of Medicine.
- A large, collegial group of B/C heart failure physicians, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists, anesthesiologists, and radiologists dedicated to success and patient-centered excellence.
The heart failure service affords an opportunity for professional growth and program development while maintaining a pleasing work-life balance.
This ideal candidate will have experience/training in the management of advanced heart failure patients, including mechanical support. We have been very successful in mentoring and on-boarding new graduates.
Baystate Medical Center
Located in Springfield, MA Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is home to the state’s second busiest emergency department, the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and one of only 39 American College of Surgeons accredited Level 1 Comprehensive Education Institutes in the world. And recently, BMC completed construction on its new 600,000-sq. ft. “Hospital of the Future.”
Quality of Life
BMC is in the heart of Springfield, but its quality of life goes well beyond city limits.
Iconic venues like the Quadrangle museum cluster, Basketball Hall of Fame and MASSMutual Center give way to picturesque Forest Park and Zoo, Six Flags New England, historic towns, and great dining, shopping and entertainment.
The area boasts many beautiful homes in good neighborhoods, a great selection of public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities. Living costs in Springfield are also 14% lower than the Massachusetts average.
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