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Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, New Orleans, LA
Academic Center, with Tulane University Medical School. Practicing on medicine’s leading-edge is a rare opportunity indeed. You can do it every day at Tulane, one of the most acclaimed teaching, research, and medical centers in the country. You can be intimately involved in raising the art and science of patient care. Come make the move of a lifetime, living and working in exciting and historic New Orleans.
Tulane University School of Medicine is located in the Central Business district, within walking distance of the historic French Quarter and Canal Street, and close to the Mississippi River and scenic St. Charles Avenue. New Orleans is one of America's most livable and interesting cities, a harmonious blend of old and new.
Cradled within a crescent on the the lower Mississippi River, New Orleans began as a French colony in 1718. It was ruled alternately by the French and Spanish until the Louisiana Purchase by the United States in 1803. The French Quarter, or Vieux Carré, is the site of the original settlement. The Quarter streets remain essentially as they were 250 years ago. Much of the city's charm is reflected here in its architecture, language, cuisine and unique traditions.
From the Vieux Carré, the city spreads to other areas, each with distinctive culture, architecture, and traditions. The Garden District is a magnificent assemblage of ante-bellum and Victorian mansions. Other popular residential areas are found in the uptown university section and along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.
Enthusiasts of boating, fishing, tennis, biking, roller-blading, jogging, and other outdoor activities appreciate the year round mild climate. Numerous 5K and 10K races are scheduled throughout the year. Cultural offerings include symphony, theater, opera, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the nationally-acclaimed D-day Museum, the world-class Audubon Zoo and the Aquarium of the Americas. The city is also home to the New Orleans Saints NFL football team, the New Orleans Pelicans NBA basketball team, and the New Orleans Zephyrs AAA baseball team.
Cultural and recreational opportunities abound. Residents may take advantage of numerous recreational programs and facilities. Both Audubon Park and City Park are within easy reach of the medical school. Tickets to Tulane University football and basketball games are free to Tulane University students and are available at discounted prices to members of the University community.
Southeast Louisiana's proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and its abundant bayous, lakes, and rivers make it a paradise for seafood lovers. The world-famous cuisine of this city, a unique blend of French, Spanish, Caribbean, African, Latin American and Southern US influences, is served in restaurants ranging from elegant, old-line establishments to small, family owned ethnic and neighborhood favorites.
New Orleans is an extremely affordable city. Reasonably priced housing of all kinds is widely available. Abundant opportunities for free or inexpensive recreation include beautiful urban parks, street musicians and artists, and the city's hundreds of National Historic Register landmarks, streets and neighborhoods.
Job SummaryTulane University Heart and Vascular Institute is seeking a qualified general cardiologist with a vascular specialty to join our faculty as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine.
This appointment will include general cardiology and vascular coverage at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System. This faculty member will have outpatient clinic responsibilities at these sites and at the Institute’s outreach outpatient clinics and will be responsible for hospital service in rotation with other University cardiologists for after hours and weekend cardiology coverage.
Teaching responsibilities include formal and informal teaching activities for medicine residents, cardiology fellows, and medical students and attending and facilitating and/ or participating in cardiology conferences. This position provides opportunities to participate in serving on medical school and/or hospital committees as determined by the Director of TUHVI.
Candidates must be a Doctor of Medicine; be Board Certified and successfully completed a cardiology fellowship or advanced training program. The ideal candidate should have successfully completed the Vascular Boards, possess good administrative and interpersonal skills as well as clinical expertise in Cardiology. Established track records in student and resident medical education. Opportunities in interdisciplinary programs in clinical and/or basic research are available to enhance the applicant’s interest in either clinical or academic research.
This is a full time faculty appointment with Tulane University School of Medicine. As a University employed faculty member, you will receive a negotiable salary and academic appointment commensurate with experience, and a fully comprehensive benefits package, and relocation allowance.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to: Medin Powell, Physician Recruiter, Tulane University Medical Center at Medin.Powell@hcahealthcare.com Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified.
This position does NOT qualify for any Visa sponsorship.
Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer