Pediatrics Cardiologist (MRI)

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Pediatrics Cardiologist (MRI)

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 30, 2021

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (CHNOLA), is seeking a full-time academic Pediatric Cardiologist with particular expertise in advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging in CT and MRI technologies to join our faculty group.  The Heart Center team includes 22 physician member with expertise in non-invasive imaging, electrophysiology, cardiac intervention, adult congenital heart disease, pediatric coronary artery disease, heart failure and cardiac transplantation, pulmonary hypertension and fetal cardiology.  The team includes three cardiac surgeons and five cardiac intensivists.  The Heart Center is based at CHNOLA and includes not only Tulane faculty but also faculty in the LSU Health Sciences Center.   The selected candidate must have demonstrated excellence in advanced non-invasive imaging involving CT and MRI modalities as well as echocardiography.  Incumbent will be involvement in developing and leading a comprehensive state of the art cardiac CT and MRI program at CHNOLA. 

The Department of Pediatrics at Tulane is committed to providing excellence in education, clinical care, and research. The selected candidate will become actively involved in all aspects of teaching including training medical students and residents. 

The Heart Center is proud to be part of the only tertiary, free-standing Children’s Hospital in Louisiana and the top academic program in the state.  CHNOLA is a 224-bed, not-for-profit regional medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care to children from birth to 21 years. With more than 400 physicians trained in more than 40 subspecialties, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.  The campus will have completed in late summer 2021 a $300 million physical revitalization and transformation which included a new 27 bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and two cardiac catheterization laboratories (all opened in January 2020). 

As a University employed faculty member, you will receive a negotiable salary commensurate with experience, and a fully comprehensive benefits package, and relocation allowance.  Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience. 


Qualified applicants must be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and be licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana by start date.  He or she must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Fluent and conversational skills in Spanish is desirable. Successful candidates will have outstanding patient care skills, a strong desire to share their knowledge with students and residents, and participate in advancing the quality of care at Children’s Hospital. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the advancement of scholarly or educational activities in the department.

Application Instructions:

Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of five references.




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 7/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time