Job ID: 290008030  |  Last Updated: 5/17/2021

NORTON HEART & VASCULAR INSTITUTE Career Opportunitues, Women's Heart Health Cardiologist

Employer
Norton Women & Children's Hospital
Location
Louisville, KY
Applicant Contact
Brittany Brohm
Senior Recruiter
(502) 777-6533
(502) 272-5117

Job Description

NORTON HEART & VASCULAR INSTITUTE Cardiologist Career Opportunity, Louisville, KY

This practice is a subspecialty-based model made up of high-functioning providers who are collegial and diverse. Backed by a well-established cardiovascular service line structure that has access to up-to-date technology and facilities, we pride ourselves in providing a high level of service and quality of patient care that make our institute a great place for a provider to practice and grow.

JOSEPH A. LASH, M.D.

Executive Medical Director

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute
Submit your CV at BeANortonDoctor.com . To discuss this opportunity, contact Brittany Brohm, senior recruiter, physicians, Norton Medical Group, at (502) 777-6533 or brittany.brohm@nortonhealthcare.org


Norton Heart Specialists, a part of Norton Heart & Vascular Institute in Louisville, Kentucky, is recruiting for an additional womens heart health cardiologist. The candidate will be given the opportunity to expand an existing womens heart and vascular program with a growing patient population. This physician will join the areas largest collaborative cardiology practice, with 35 board-certified cardiologists and 20 advanced practice providers. Norton Heart & Vascular Institute maintains more than 52 percent of the total cardiovascular market share, more than any other health care provider in our service area. A strong network of referrals is in place through Norton Medical Group, which employs more than 1,800 providers, including nearly 300 primary care providers.

Womens heart health in Kentucky:

On average, 16 women die from heart disease and stroke in Kentucky every day.
Heart disease and stroke account for 28.7 percent of all female deaths in Kentucky.
Nearly 61.3 percent of women in Kentucky are obese or overweight.
Kentuckys rates for tobacco use and adult obesity are among the highest in the nation.


About the position:

Nocturnist Advanced Practice Providers in place to take first call and manage the calls coming from the IP unit at night
Opportunity to work with two nationally accredited A-fib Centers of Excellence
Work with a resource center and designated cardiovascular nurse navigator focused on womens heart and vascular health
Multiple conventional and holistic support avenues are available to patients, including tai chi to improve heart health
Telecardiology services are available
Competitive compensation and a focus on work/life balance


Womens Heart Program The Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Womens Heart Program is a part of the complete range of services Norton Womens Care offers in Greater Louisville with an emphasis on caring for the whole woman mind, body and spirit. Services focus on the health and wellness of women at all stages of life adolescence, pregnancy, motherhood, midlife and beyond. Norton Womens Care specialty services include full gynecologic care; a pelvic health program; obstetrics, including high-risk pregnancy care; newborn care with access to Level III and IV neonatal intensive care units; cancer prevention and treatment, including a comprehensive breast health program; a womens heart program; a bone health program addressing osteoporosis, rheumatology and prevention of other orthopedic diseases; and Norton Womens Mental Health Services for evaluation and treatment of issues including depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, infertility and menopause. As a community partner of the American Heart Associations Go Red For Women movement, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of heart disease in women. Active programming includes support groups for women living with heart disease; Circle of Hearts, a free heart health education class series; tai chi classes for heart health; HeartStrings education program for new moms with heart disease risk factors; and more. The Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Resource Center offers heart-healthy lifestyle consultations with a cardiac nurse, A-fib and heart failure education workshops, and free cooking classes tailored to those living with heart disease. These offerings play a large role to support women in the community who seek care.

Many of the heart and vascular support resources for women are offered at the Marshall Womens Health & Education Center on the Norton Healthcare St. Matthews campus, where Norton Womens & Childrens Hospital is located. The hospital is a full-service, 373-bed community hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical care, full diagnostic services and 24-hour emergency care for men, women and children. Norton Womens & Childrens Hospital specializes in comprehensive cancer prevention, detection and treatment; orthopedics and bone health; pelvic health services; migraine treatment; breast health diagnostics; and surgical weight loss services. For children, the hospital offers pediatric surgery; inpatient care, including a 44- bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a sleep center, a rehabilitation center and pediatric emergency services; plus specialized care for pediatric urology and gynecology patients. Norton Womens & Childrens Hospital is an American College of Cardiologyaccredited Cycle V Chest Pain Center and is certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center, offering comprehensive stroke intervention. The hospital has been a primary provider of obstetrical services in Kentucky for a number of years, delivering more than 5,000 babies annually since 2003. More information is available at Show Contact Details



About Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute, a part of Norton Healthcare, is the Louisville areas leading cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment program. Each year, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute provides diagnostic, medical, interventional and surgical care for thousands of patients from Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Norton Heart & Vascular Institute specialists treat patients at Norton Healthcares four adult-service hospitals and numerous diagnostic outpatient and specialty centers throughout Greater Louisville. Each facility is accredited through the American College of Cardiologys Accreditation Services, which ensures the highest-quality standards for diagnostic services. All four of Norton Healthcares adult acute-care hospitals are accredited by the American College of Cardiologys Accreditation Services as Cycle V Chest Pain Centers, the highest level of accreditation possible. Three of these facilities, Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Norton Hospital, serve as regional PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) receiving centers and participate in the states first regional STEMI program, providing 24/7 heart attack care for patients from throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Norton Heart & Vascular Institute offers a nationally recognized advanced heart failure specialist with expertise in the management of end-stage heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Resource Center at Norton Womens & Childrens Hospital is among the first in the nation offering diagnostic and educational services dedicated exclusively to heart disease in women. More information is available at Show Contact Details .



About Norton Medical Group

Norton Medical Group, a physician-led medical group, maintains 25 years of experience operating physician practices and Norton Immediate Care Centers throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. As a division of Norton Healthcare, Norton Medical Group provides comprehensive management and support services to its medical providers and locations. More than 1,000 employed medical providers and over 3,000 employees work at more than 250 locations. Patients have access to multidisciplinary resources through the divisions extensive network of primary and specialty care practices and urgent care centers. More information is available at Show Contact Details .



Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/ Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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