Cardiology - Critical Intensive Care Unit Clinical Faculty
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 117382
The Department of Cardiology, Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking a clinical faculty member to join the Division of Cardiac Intensive Care Medicine. The position presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the advancement of state-of-the-art delivery and discovery in cardiac intensive care medicine.
The Smidt Heart Institute is widely recognized as a leading institution in the field of cardiovascular care and a pioneer in the development of new treatments and diagnostic tools. Since 2018, Cedars-Sinai Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery has consistently ranked among the top three nationally in U.S. News and World Report Top Hospitals. The Department of Cardiology is one of the largest departments within the Cedars Sinai Health System and has renowned programs in advanced heart disease, interventional cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, women's health, hypertension, cardiovascular imaging, and regenerative medicine.
The 12-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit receives over 1400 admissions annually and has outstanding mortality metrics for its diverse mix of critically ill patients, including those with cardiogenic shock, acute coronary syndromes, heart failure, valvular heart disease, cardiac arrest, and arrhythmias. The CICU is supported by a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, including medical students, interns, residents, nurse practitioners, and cardiology fellows, overseen by 7 rotating faculty members. With a well-resourced environment and expert staff, the CICU provides specialized care for critically ill cardiac patients, including those requiring temporary mechanical circulatory support, therapeutic hypothermia, CRRT, and invasive hemodynamic monitoring. It serves as a regional, national, and international referral center for advanced heart disease management, including renowned heart transplant, cardiomyopathy, interventional, and structural intervention programs.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in cardiac critical care medicine, an interest in teaching, and a history of research accomplishments. They will play a crucial role in participating in the clinical, academic, and research activities within the Cardiac Critical Care Clinical Section. Responsibilities include planning and designing clinical services, ensuring continuous quality improvement within the CICU, and collaborating effectively with internal and external colleagues. They will support the academic mission of the Department of Cardiology and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center by providing supervision, education, and mentorship to students and postgraduate trainees from diverse backgrounds.
Ranked #1 in California* and on the "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll for eight years in a row, we are a national leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare that encompasses primary care as well as specialized medicine and conducting research that leads to lifesaving discoveries and innovations.
Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 1,022 licensed beds, 2,993 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Cedars-Sinai Health System includes Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (our flagship hospital), the Academic Enterprise, Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, our ambulatory diagnostic and treatment centers, and our Medical Network. Recently, we have partnered with and added Torrance Memorial with its Medical Center and Medical Network as well as Huntington Hospital with its Medical Center and Medical Network to our system. The system comprises more than 2,300 beds and revenues exceeding $6 billion annually. It includes more than 50 outpatient venues spanning the entire region (e.g., Santa Monica and West Los Angeles, the South Bay, San Fernando Valley, and Pasadena).
At Cedars-Sinai, we are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve - because that's what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve.
Join us and take the next step of your career at Cedars-Sinai!
Cedars-Sinai is in Southern California, surrounded by mountain ranges, valleys, forests, beautiful beaches along the Pacific Ocean, and nearby desert. L.A. is the entertainment capital of the world, a cultural mecca boasting more than 300 museums, and a paradise of beautiful weather. Diversity extends beyond geography to include one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse populations of any large city. In fact, Los Angeles is one of only two U.S. cities without a majority population. People from 140 countries speaking approximately 86 different languages call Los Angeles home.
Our compensation philosophy
We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other incentive programs for our employees. The total pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This total pay range includes any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. We also offer a comprehensive faculty benefits package.
Pay Range: $365,172 - $598,963 Total Cash Compensation
* Completion of a nationally accredited ACGME/AOA Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship with additional training and experience in Critical Care Medicine.
* Board certification in Cardiovascular Disease; Board certified/eligible in Critical Care Medicine or a strong track record in cardiac intensive care.
* Eligibility for an unrestricted California Physician license.
* Demonstrated excellence in teaching, patient care, and research in an inclusive environment.
* Eligibility for appointment to the appropriate academic rank in the CSMC Professorial Series.
Please upload a current CV and list of three academic references to Dr. Christine Albert, Chair of Cardiology.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding oppor...tunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.