Pediatric Cardiologist Job Description

A pediatric cardiologist specializes in the care of cardiovascular problems in infants and children.

Pediatric cardiologists receive specialized training in pediatric cardiology and pediatrics in general.

Pediatric cardiologists usually complete four years of medical school in addition to at least three to four years of hospital-based training, including children’s hospitals, followed by a one-year fellowship in pediatric cardiology.

Pediatric cardiologists may specialize in treating congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathy, arrhythmias, valvular heart disease, or heart failure.

Pediatric cardiologists may be involved in the care of children with genetic disorder, such as phenylketonuria, and in the evaluation and management of children with suspected congenital heart disease.

They may also establish a

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Pediatric Cardiologist to care for our young patients with heart conditions. As a Pediatric Cardiologist, you will be responsible for diagnosing and treating congenital and acquired heart diseases in infants, children, and adolescents. You will also provide guidance to families on how to best care for their child's condition. If you are passionate about caring for young patients and their families, then this is the position for you!

Pediatric Cardiologist Duties:

  • Visit patients in hospitals, clinics, and in private practice
  • Provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services
  • Perform cardiac catheterizations, echocardiograms, and electrocardiograms
  • Provide primary care and preventative cardiology
  • Provide follow-up care including medication, diet, and exercise
  • Conduct research and clinical trials
  • Provide medical management

Pediatric Cardiologist Responsibilities:

  • Doctorate in Pediatrics and Cardiovascular Medicine or Internal Medicine with Pediatrics certification
  • 3-5 years’ pediatric/adult cardiology experience
  • Experience in interventional cardiology desirable
  • Expertise in pediatric echocardiography, both adult echo and pediatric echo
  • Special

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Perform complex diagnostic, interventional, and therapeutic cardiology procedures, including stress echocardiograms, angioplasties, pacemaker implants, and fetal echocardiography
  • Review medical data for assistance in determining appropriate treatment or testing options
  • Review echocardiograms, stress tests, x-rays, and other diagnostic studies
  • Review medical histories and assess medical risk
  • Plan and administer appropriate treatment and follow-up care
  • Treat pediatric cases, as well as adult cases when their illnesses are complicated by pregnancy or congenital heart disease
  • Monitor and treat cardiac arrhythmias
  • Perform cardiac diagnostic and interventional procedures, including angiography, angioplasty, and catheterization
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At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a successful team. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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