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Physician - Cardiology: Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant

Job ID: R-30234 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Physician - Cardiology: Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant


Advanced Heart Failure Opportunity

One of the top cardiology programs in the country as rated by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Kansas Health System is seeking a Advanced Hearth Failure and Transplant Cardiologist to join our team of nationally recognized heart care experts.


  • Seeking a clinical cardiologist with advanced heart failure management skills, working knowledge and experience in cardiac assist devices, and cardiac transplant management

  • Qualified candidates will possess the appropriate training to perform the following:

  • Complex Heart Failure Management

  • Pre and Post VAD Management

  • Pre and Post Cardiac Transplant Management

  • Clinical Consultative Cardiology

  • Non-invasive imaging

  • Must have completed fellowship training in the management of Advanced Heart Failure, VAD, and cardiac transplantation assessment and management of pre and post transplant care

  • Certified by ABIM in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

The Health System:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The Health System, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence.

Kansas City is a bi-state region of greater than 2 million persons.

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education).

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, KC Current, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City.

The region's premier academic medical center 

As a tertiary/quaternary inpatient hospital, we advance the power of medicine to heal even the most acutely ill patients in this region and beyond. We are unwavering in our goal to be the best healthcare provider in the United States.

A partnership of excellence and collaboration

Here, physicians work with an entire team of professionals to teach, conduct research and care for patients. Through the health system’s strong partnerships with The University of Kansas Physicians and the University of Kansas Medical Center, our physicians have the resources to practice evidence-based medicine at the highest level. As faculty of the medical school, hospital physicians train the next generation of physicians.

  • Expert physicians in more than 200 specialties
  • Innovative research shaping the standards of care
  • Advanced patient care and world-class service
  • A vibrant community and rich opportunity

A world-class patient experience

Every member of our staff continually works to ensure the best experience for every patient. As a result, our facility has been nationally recognized for more than a decade. We've been ranked among the nation’s best on the U.S. News & World Report’sBest Hospitals lists. 

The 2021-22 national rankings for The University of Kansas Hospital:

  • Cancer, #49.  10th time the program has made the list.
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery, #45 (2-way tie). 13th time the program has made the list.
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology, (High Performing). Our program is ranked among the nation's top 10%. 
  • Ear, Nose & Throat, #17. 11th time this program has made the list.
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, (High Performing). Our program is ranked among the nation's top 10%. 
  • Geriatrics, #24. 11th time geriatrics has made the list.
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery, #30. 10th consecutive year.
  • Orthopedics (High Performing). Our program is ranked among the nation's top 10%.
  • Pulmonology and Lung Cancer, #33. Ranked for the ninth year in a row.
  • Urology, #27. Made the list for the 10th time.

For the 12th consecutive year, The University of Kansas Hospital is the "Best Hospital in Kansas City." And for the 10th year in a row, we are the "Best Hospital in Kansas." No other hospital has ever received these honors.


Darci Deskin

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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