Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Nicklaus Children's Hospital | Miami, Florida 33155

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 15, 2022
Opportunity Code: 29248


Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and Co-Director, The Heart Institute

The Opportunity

Leading the most experienced cardiac team in South Florida, the new surgical chief will apply a robust and proven commitment to excellence in delivery of care. With responsibility for all clinical, educational, research, and operational functioning within the division, the Chief will oversee budgeting, staff management, patient services, and other areas relevant to effective division management. The Chief will have the professional stature and academic talent to continue to attract exceptional faculty and to educate future pediatric cardiologists through its pediatric cardiology fellowship program. Nicklaus enjoys an academic affiliation with Florida International University.   

The Ideal Candidate

The new surgical chief must be a strategic, innovative leader and talented surgeon whose passion for the education and clinical missions energizes the faculty, staff, and learners, focusing their efforts on a strategic vision of excellence across all mission areas.  

  • Clinical excellence in neonatal and infant cardiac surgery, pediatric heart transplantation, and ventricular assist devices, and adult congenital cardiac surgery with high-quality safety and clinical outcomes documentation.
  • Successful record of administrative leadership fostering excellence in patient care.
  • MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent. 
  • Current Diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Congenital Heart Surgery sub-specialty certification.

The Organization

The Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s is a world leader in pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery and the care of children with congenital heart disorders. Nicklaus Children's Hospital is an ANCC Magnet facility and South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 390 pediatric specialists in approximately 40 different pediatric subspecialties. Nicklaus Children’s is an independent, private, nonprofit children’s hospital with 309-beds, renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern U.S. and the network includes more than a dozen outpatient centers located the region.

The Region

Miami, Florida, known for its white-sand beaches, warm climate, delicious foodie cuisine, Cuban coffee, and Latin-American influences is one of the world's leading year-round resort centers and a major transportation hub. The famous island resorts of Miami Beach and Key Biscayne complement the urban vibe of the city, and the beauty of nearby Coral Gables and Coconut Grove. Nicklaus Children’s is located in the gorgeous and highly coveted area of Coral Gables.  

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