Ohio Non-Invasive Cardiology Opportunity – Great Compensation & Loan Repayment!!

Doctors Choice Placement
July 21, 2016
Midwest/Plains, OH
Job Type


Ohio Non-Invasive Cardiology Opportunity - Great Compensation & Loan Repayment!!

Opportunity: Hospital employed opportunity with Group.
Reason for need: Cardiologist has taken medical leave and we believe he will retire and not return to practice. (Dr. has practiced here for 30+ years.)

Cardiac Laboratory: Number of Testing Rooms: 12
Daily Number of Noninvasive Cardiac Testing Cases:
Echocardiograms 15-18 Dobutamine Stress Echo's 1-3
Stress Tests (Regular) 1-3 Stress Echo ___1-3
Cardiolite's (Nuclear) 10-15
(Lexiscans, Adenosine,
Dobutamine Cardiolites) Mugascans - Presently done through
Nuclear Med as resting scans
Monthly Number of Invasive/Interventional Cases:
Cardiac Catheterizations ¡V 130
PCI's/ coronary angioplasty ¡V 40
Open Heart Surgery - 10
Transesophageal Echo Cardiograms per month, with 3D - 20
The Cardiac Lab sees approx. 1300 patients per month.

Non-Invasive Cardiologist
- Must be ECHO boarded (The Cardiovascular Testing Department is accredited by IAC)
- Preferred nuclear boarded but will not be billing for nuclear testing (Radiology bills but we anticipate that a boarded nuclear cardiologist could do peer review and have oversight over the radiologists
reading nuclear cases.)
- Preferred TEE boarded
- Will run Cardiac Testing lab and read Echo's. Anticipated to be in Cardiac Testing for . day (7a-12p) every day reading echo's while stress tests are taking place.
- Anticipate working in outlying clinics 2 times a month.
- Patient volume ¡V expectation of seeing 15 patients in the office (1/2 day) or 30 patients if in office full-day.

Cardiology Equipment Available:
Cardiac and Vascular Studies: performed on Phillips iE33's
Stress Tests and Dobutamines: Cardiac Science ¡V Quinton (New Philips Stress Systems have been
Philips Zymed Holter
Parks Flo-lab for Segmental pressures, PVR's, ABI's, TBI's
Apply Event recorders and provide patient information for various Event companies
* All technicians are registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
* Cardiac Exams, Inc. ¡V Currently read EKG's, Stress Tests, Holters, and Echos.
Consist of 7 Physicians (Family Practitioners and Internists) on our medical staff
Echo Levels Needed:
1) 3 months cumulative duration of training - 75 exams performed150 exams interpreted
2) 6 months - 150 exams performed 300 exams interpreted
3) 12 months - 300 exams performed 750 exams interpreted

Employment Opportunity:
Salary Range: Option #1: Base salary of $406,000 (for those just completing training) with additional compensation for experience with a guaranteed salary for 2 years. Can be switched to a wRVU production contract when exceeding target. (5% less for those not yet boarded, switched immediately when become boarded)
Option #2: Base salary of 518,000 (75%tile) guaranteed for one year and then switched to production contract. (5% less for those not yet boarded, switched immediately when become boarded)
Vacation: 4 weeks plus holidays/sick days (29 PTO days). Additional 5 days when producing 75%tile wRVUs
CME/Books & Journals: 5 days and up to $5,000.
Renewal contracts will be wRVU production based:
Contract also includes:
Deferred compensation: 457b plan. Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $18,000 year before taxes. No matching.
Retirement / Savings Plan: 403b plan. Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $18,000 year before taxes under age 50 and $24,000 for over age 50. Medical Center matches dollar for dollar up to 2% of base pay.
Moving Expense: $10,000 paid to moving company
Malpractice Insurance Coverage: in a claims made insurance, in an amount of $1,000,000, per claim/$3,000,000, aggregate
Health Insurance: physician pays small premium, deducted from paycheck
Liquidated Damages: 70 mile and 2 year non-compete clause or liquidated damages of one year salary
Medical School Loan Repayment: repay up to $200,000 ($25,000 per year for each year of service commitment)
Community emergency response plan (CERP) - pay for call - explained by CFO
Sign on Bonus - $50,000 (paid when contract signed and forgiven over 2 years)

It is a family-oriented community with a service area of 120,000. Located along the Ohio River, the city offers services to southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. There are many cultural and recreational amenities: a local orchestra, museum, theaters, water sports, several challenging golf courses, and other outdoor activities. The city is less than 2 hours south of Columbus and less than 2 hours east of Cincinnati, with easy access to major metropolitan areas in the tri-state region.

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