JOB POSTING- Pediatric Electrophysiologist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California

The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology, are actively seeking a full-time faculty as a pediatric cardiac electrophysiologist, at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics. The successful candidate will join and existing busy practice of including three faculty pediatric electrophysiologists, and associated nurse care managers. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree, be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics and eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Candidates will have already completed an ACGME accredited 3-year fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, with additional advanced subspecialty training in pediatric cardiac electrophysiology, including procedural interventions and device implantation.

Candidates should demonstrate a rigorous academic focus—ideally with a history of research/investigational pursuits and publications in peer-reviewed journals—and a clear intention for academic productivity. The Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles hosts fellowship training programs in general and subspecialty cardiology, cardiac critical care, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric cardiac anesthesiology. The delivery of care is interdisciplinary involving both medical and nurse practitioner providers. The provision of both workplace based and didactic teaching to fellows, residents, medical students and nurses is an expectation in this role.

The successful candidate will join a Division of 27 cardiologists specialized in a wide range of areas of expertise. The role will be to assume attending physician co-responsibility for inpatient and outpatient care of patients with arrhythmia concerns, and will participate actively in all aspects of arrythmia management, and invasive EP studies and device implantation/interrogation. This position will also include inpatient and outpatient general cardiology responsibilities including general cardiology inpatient service on a rotating basis with other faculty members in the division. a commitment to intern, resident and fellowship teaching is also required.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for pediatric cardiac care on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals List. We are a recognized leader in state-of-the-art evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for all forms of heart disease. As a core component of the hospital's Heart Institute, our division offers expertise in all major areas of cardiology, with nationally-recognized subspecialists in all major areas. Children are referred to us for care from across the western United States and Pacific Rim countries.

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae with a cover letter of introduction to
Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD, Director, Electrophysiology, Email: