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Non-Invasive Cardiology Opportunity in Beautiful Blairsville - Considered as an Under-served Area

Come join the cardiology team that leads care at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) – which is rated Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital for 12 years in a row (CareChex®).  Be a part of one of the largest and most experience multidisciplinary teams in the nation!
The Heart Center of NGMC is seeking a non-invasive cardiologistto join its employed practice in beautiful Blairsville, Georgia.

Blairsville Practice Highlights:
  • Join this established practice consisting of two experienced non-invasive cardiologists and one advanced practitioner
  • BRAND NEW State-of-the-art office space COMING January 2018 – over 8,000 sq. feet
  • Opportunity consists of both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities – inpatient is consult only
  • Inpatient rounding at Union General Hospital – an up to date 45-bed facility located less than ½ mile from clinic
  • Call is every 6th weekend – week call is only for THC’s patients
  • Candidates could qualify for the Georgia Physician Loan Repayment Program (GPLRP) and/or Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA)
Job Expectations 
  • Completion of a cardiology fellowship program (BE/BC).
  • Responsibilities include:
  • Functions appropriately as part of care delivery team through efficient use of resources and skills, both their own and those of other provider and staff
  • Actively participates in multi-disciplinary team approach (oversight of advanced practitioners)
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Team oriented
  • Competency in interpretation of echocardiography, stress echocardiography, nuclear perfusion studies, and cardiac stress tests preferred.
Competitive Offer & Program Details
  • Competitive compensation package that includes guaranteed base salary + productivity compensation
  • Full host of benefits (health, dental, vision insurances) for physician & dependents along with a great retirement plan
  • CME allowance and paid time off
  • Opportunity to participate in research and innovative procedures
 
The Heart Center’s Highlights:
  • More than 30 cardiologists and 25 advanced practitioners within The Heart Center
  • 13 total outpatient locations
  • Dominant cardiovascular market share leader in our 19+ county service area
  • Team performs more than 5,000 cardiac procedures and 30,000 consults each year
  • Primary services span non-invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure treatment, cardiac imaging and more
  • Advanced structural heart procedures and specialty programs include:
o   First practice in Georgia to implant bioabsorbable stents (July 2016)
o   Watchman
o   MitraClip
o   LARIAT
o   Alcohol Septal Ablation
o   TAVR
o   ECMO
o   Cardio-Oncology
o   Sports Cardiology
o   ASD and PFO closure
o   CardioMEMS
o   LVADs

The Heart Center of NGMC is routinely first-in-market for breakthrough treatments, thanks to our team’s participation in national clinical trials – often as the only practice participating in a community hospital setting.  We’re also an integral part of the Northeast Georgia Regional STEMI System, which has been nationally-recognized for achieving door-to-reperfusion times well below national standards.

Practice leadership partners with hospital leadership to form a Joint Operating Committee that serves as a governing body to ensure program success.  Plus, as an employed physician, you would be further supported by Northeast Georgia Physicians Group – an employed multispecialty team of 300+ providers spanning 20+ specialties at 50+ locations.
  • Learn more about The Heart Center of NGMC at heartngmc.org.
  • The Heart Center of NGMC, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, and Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s hospitals in both Gainesville and Braselton are all part of Northeast Georgia Health System.  Learn more at nghs.com.
 
About the Blairsville Area

The City of Blairsville, county seat of Union County, is located in North Georgia, approximately 100 miles northeast of Atlanta and 100 miles east of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Experience the true essence of Mother Nature in the beautiful mountain towns of Blairsville and Suches. Delight in the explosion of fall leaf color in the mountains or cuddle up in a cozy cabin during the winter. Outdoor fans will hike infinite trails; see breathtaking sights atop Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest elevation; visit rushing waterfalls and unwind on serene Lake Nottely. Enjoy horseback riding, golfing, and a vast number of unique festivals.   

For more information, please contact Erica Morrison, Physician Recruiter at Erica.Morrison@nghs.com.

 


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