The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine and the East Carolina Heart Institute, seeks a Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join our department at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level.
A fixed term or tenure track position is available.
As the Vice Chair for, Surgical Operations, Academic Advancement and Innovation, this position will report directly to the Chair for the purposes of developing surgical programs within the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and oversight over our surgical research facilities in ECHI.
This position will report to the Department Chair and will have responsibility for oversight of the academic, clinical, and operational issues associated with the surgical services provided in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences.
The Chiefs of service for cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery will have a direct reporting structure to this position for academic development.
This position will be directly responsible for developing the Personnel Action Dossier (PAD) with candidates and review of progress with respect to promotion and advancement.
This role will be integral for helping the Chair and the Division Chief determine staffing, faculty requirements, and programmatic development within the Department and Divisions.
Clinic operations for surgical services will be under the prevue of this position in working with the DOMD and have oversight of Departmental Surgical outcomes databases and process improvement plans.
This position will be responsible for all activity on the fourth floor designated to the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences for ECHI and will preform the following:
Developing contracts with outside vendors
Promoting educational and training activities
Developing clinical trials in conjunction with the Vice Chair of Clinical Research
This position will provide assistance to the Department Chair as follows:
Policy development for clinical activities Oversight for Surgical Services when the Chair is unavailable.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Medical Degree from an appropriately accredited institution
Board certification or Board Eligible in Cardiothoracic Surgery . NC Medical License.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 600089
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Brody School of Department at East Carolina University (ECU) is composed of 18 departments which function to: 1) provide health care for the citizens of eastern North Carolina; 2) educate primary care physicians to meet the health care needs of eastern North Carolina; and 3) make medical education available to minority and disadvantaged people.
The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences (herein referred to as Cardiovascular Sciences or CVS) is the university's newest department, and is a primary contributor to the School's mission of medical education, patient care, research, and community service.
Playing an important role in the Brody School of Department's academic group practice, the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences consists of the Department Chairman, two Medical Directors of Clinical Services, four leadership core units (Department Administrator, CVS Operations Committee/Section Chiefs, Nurse Administrator, and Vice Chairman and Director of Research), and seven clinical and educational divisions. The primary roles of education (students, residents, fellows and continuing medical education), clinical services (Structural Heart Disease, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Primary and Secondary Prevention, and Vascular Diseases), research (clinical and basic bench research in cardiovascular clinical care, clinical trials to develop new treatments for cardiovascular disease, educational programs for local, regional, and national health care providers, and wellness and prevention programs), academic affairs/faculty development, and administration (business and clinical support services) are led by the Department Chairman and CVS Operations Committee.
The clinical sections represented in Cardiovascular Diseases include: Structural Heart Disease, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Primary and Secondary Prevention, and Vascular Diseases.
There are currently 37 MD and PhD faculty members, 15 Fellows, and 16 Physician Extenders and Cardiovascular Sciences Technicians.
Clinical, administrative, and research support staff numbering nearly 100 employees provide support to the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences' faculty and learner groups.
Subspecialty fellows (fully trained internists receiving training in a clinical subspecialty within Cardiovascular Sciences and Internal Department) currently number fifteen.
The majority of the department's educational, clinical and research activities take place within the context of the East Carolina University Brody School of Department and the University Health Systems of Eastern North Carolina-Pitt County.
The central component of the medical center is the East Carolina Heart Institute (ECHI). Designed as a world-class cardiovascular destination offering state-of-the-art medical technology, education, and research in one location, the East Carolina Heart Institute is composed of three main partners Vidant Medical Center, East Carolina University, and private practice practitioners.
The Institute is committed to superior patient care, collaborative research, and continuous training and education. The East Carolina Heart Institute is the umbrella name for the two facilities that make up the Institute Vidant Health is a mission-driven, 1,512-bed health system that annually serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is made up of 12,000 employees, eight hospitals, home health, hospice, wellness centers, and Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician and provider group with more than 420 providers in more than 80 practice sites in eastern North Carolina.
Vidant is affiliated with The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant has a mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.