Summary of Opportunity
The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking hospitalists who have interest and or experience in inpatient cardiovascular care. The Heart and Vascular Pavilion Hospitalist (HVPH) will direct the care of cardiovascular patients on the THVI Cardiac Pavilion, in consultation with general and subspecialty cardiologists. Responsibilities include medical management of cardiac and non-cardiac conditions, admission and discharge management, adherence to CMMS Core Measures on THVI inpatients, coordinating safe care transitions including communication with referral physicians, and completion of the medical record. Opportunities exist for research collaboration with THVI cardiologists, and performance improvement work in development of cardiovascular care pathways.
Candidates must possess an M.D, D.O, or M.D. /Ph.D., board eligibility/certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine, medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor is required.
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.
Procedure for Candidacy
Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged.
For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Daniel Edmundowicz, Professor and Chief, Section of Cardiology, C/O Kelly Smith, Physician Recruitment & Integration Associate, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: [email protected], Phone: 215-707-3101 Fax: 215-707-9452
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.