Sutter Medical Group (SMG) is seeking a BE/BC fellowship trained Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist with an adult cardiovascular disease background to expand the ACHD program at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS). This position offers a dedicated hospital-based clinic in a regional adult congenital heart disease program that was awarded the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) ACHD Accredited Care Center designation, one of only 26 programs in the United States.
adult cardiovascular program at SMCS is an integral part of the Sutter Heart &
Vascular Institute, which provides a full range
of services from prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to a wide array of
rehabilitation services. As a quaternary cardiovascular center that serve
a large geographical area, SMCS houses a high-volume cardiovascular
surgery program performing over 900 cases per year, vascular surgery program, advanced cardiovascular interventional program performing the full range of catheter-based coronary, vascular and valvular/structural heart procedures, electrophysiology/arrhythmia program, heart failure program, LVAD and heart transplant program, and ACHD program. Being an integrated adult and pediatric hospital, SMCS also houses a comprehensive pediatric heart program offering interventional, electrophysiological, and cardiothoracic surgical treatments.
Outside of the Bay Area, SMCS has the only heart transplant
program in Northern California. In 2012, SMCS became just the second cardiac center
in the nation to receive full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society
of Chest Pain Centers. The SMCS Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program has also been
awarded the ACHA ACHD Accredited Care Center status. SMCS is the only Northern California
medical center named on Truven Health Analytics’ 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
for 2015, the third year in a row the Sutter hospital has received this honor. It
is also the only California hospital to be honored under the category of “Teaching
Hospitals without Cardiovascular Residency Programs.” Sutter Health however
does have a Family Medicine Residency program and a Hospitalist Fellowship
which allow teaching opportunities.
By joining Sutter Medical Group (SMG) you would
become a part of a successful, 1,000+ member multi-specialty group offering physicians
the opportunity to build their practices within a progressive, financially sound and
collaborative organization. SMG is recognized as a Top Performing Physician Group
by the Integrated Healthcare Association. Our members are dedicated to providing the
highest quality and most complete health care possible to the people in the communities
we serve in the greater Sacramento Sierra Region of Amador, Placer,
Sacramento, Solano and Yolo Counties.
The city offers a wealth of cultural diversity and ample activities, including museums, parks and historical sites. Sacramento has close access to fabulous lakes and rivers, snow sports and beautiful trails for running, hiking, biking, etc. Whether it is honoring its Gold Rush beginnings in Old Sacramento or cheering on its professional basketball team, the Sacramento Kings, or its minor league baseball club, the Sacramento River Cats, the city celebrates its past and present.
Centrally located, it is an hour and a half from the mountains of Lake Tahoe or the bay of San Francisco. For the wine connoisseur, scenic Napa Valley is just a short drive away.