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Coronary Intensive Care Unit Staff Physician

Job Ref: 12274

Talent Area: MD or DO

Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77030

Area/Department: CCU Staff Physicians

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Company Profile

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.  Houston Methodist directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 73 operating rooms and over 5,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.

Job Summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated colleague who is American Board of Internal Medicine certified , with State of Texas Medical Licensure, DEA, DPS and ACLS certification with an interest in Cardiac and Critical Care Medicine.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in the management of cardiac cases and knowledge in the use of right heart catheterization, in addition to central venous and arterial line placement, and endotracheal intubation techniques. There is a tremendous amount of support provided through a significant number of both academic and private consultants.  An interest in participating in medical education is important as residents and fellows rotate thru the unit.  Successful applicants will be eligible to apply for a Clinical Instructor teaching appointment with our academic affiliate, Weill Cornell Medical College. 

Dr. Craig Pratt is the Medical Director of the Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CCU) at Houston Methodist Hospital.  The CCU is an 18-bed unit which treats acute cardiac patients with a wide variety of illnesses including: ACS, advanced heart failure, atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, cardiac arrest and SCD, and post-atrial and ventricular ablation.  Houston Methodist has a world renowned heart failure / transplant program and the CCU staff physician will obtain extensive experience in the management of decompensated heart failure, including hemodynamic management and use of various cardiovascular assist devices including IABP and LVADS. 

We have a very inviting work environment, great nursing staff and an opportunity for tremendous growth and experience.   The schedule is flexible and Houston Methodist offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including a Defined Contribution Plan, 403(b) investments with match, as well as medical and dental coverage for applicant and family.

Please forward a copy of your CV to Rob Henges at RHenges@houstonmethodist.org

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