Pediatrics – Heart Failure Cardiology

Oak Lawn, IL

Job Description
Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. Advocate Health is seeking a Pediatric Heart Failure Cardiologist to join our physician-led medical group and assist us in building our growing program at the Advocate Children’s Heart Institute.
The Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Heart Program is among the nation’s top congenital heart disease programs in the country. Our heart program includes 30 attending cardiologists, 10 categorical and advanced cardiology fellows, three pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeons, and a dedicated cardiac anesthesia service. Our cardiac surgeons perform over 500 cardiac operations per year and achieve outcomes that rank among the best in the nation (STS-CHS-Database). We also have one of the highest ambulatory clinic volumes in the country with clinic sites throughout Chicago, the Chicago suburbs, Northern Illinois, and Northern Indiana. Our cardiac program is one of the largest in the Midwest and provides expertise in echocardiography, advanced cardiac imaging CT/MRI, electrophysiology, interventional cardiac catheterization, fetal cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, Marfan Syndrome, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, cardiac critical care, preventative cardiology, cardio-oncology, pulmonary hypertension, and advanced therapies for heart failure. Our current heart failure teams consist of 2 dedicated attendings, 3 advance practice providers, and 2 nurses. 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Inpatient and outpatient consultations
  • Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows throughout the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Heart Program
Position Requirements:
  • M.D. or D.O. and be eligible for an Illinois medical license
  • Board certification in pediatric cardiology
  • Preferred: completed a 4th year fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant
  • Preferred: Previous leadership/director experience
About Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance
The alliance, a partnership between Advocate Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, Pediatrics at NorthShore University Health System, and UChicago Medicine Comer’s Children’s Hospital supports patients’ and families’ needs for the highest level of care with easier access to our network of pediatric cardiologists and adult congenital heart disease specialists throughout Chicago and the surrounding Chicagoland area. 
What Advocate Health offers
  • Integrated nationally recognized organization with physician-led medical group and embedded pediatric service line
  • A diverse and inclusive environment ensuring safe and equitable care for all patients
  • A competitive compensation model that is sustainable, equitable, transparent, compliant, and rewarding
  • Health, dental, vision, life and paid medical liability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 3% employer match, in addition to a 3% company contribution for a total employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000
About Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn, an attractive Village of nearly 56,000 residents and over 1,800 diverse businesses, has distinguished itself among Chicago’s leading southwest suburbs. Nestled in the center of Cook County, a distinctive “home town” essence flows through Oak Lawn; an unmatched quality evidenced through the community’s affable neighborhoods, dynamic business districts, well- maintained recreational areas and cultural vivacity.
The resources accessed within Oak Lawn are truly second-to-none. Exceptional educational opportunities are profound, as residents have a choice among a number of public and private school options and several higher education and continuing education institutions. Compassionate and quality healthcare is readily available through various established practices, along with the presence of Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital. 
About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.