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Since its founding in 1919, The Methodist Hospital, The Methodist Hospital System's anchor facility, has earned worldwide recognition. The Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Methodist is also affiliated with The Menninger Clinic, a national specialty psychiatric and behavioral hospital, ranked as one of 'America's Best Hospitals.' The Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1250 licensed beds, 52 operating rooms and over 5000 employees, The Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.
Since its founding in 1919, The Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. It is currently ranked the best hospital in Texas and the Methodist DeBakey Heart Vascular Center is ranked 12th in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery in the country. Methodist is also ranked in the 'Top 100 Best Companies' to work for in the country. It is fast becoming one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research with millions of dollars being directed to research, education and patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1250 licensed beds, 52 operating rooms and over 5000 employees, The Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.
Dr. Craig Pratt is the Medical Director of the Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CCU) at The Methodist Hospital. The CCU is an 18-bed unit which treats acute cardiac patients with a wide variety of illnesses including: ACS, advanced heart failure, atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, cardiac arrest and SCD, and post-atrial and ventricular ablation. Methodist has a world renowned heart failure / transplant program and the CCU staff physician will obtain extensive experience in the management of decompensated heart failure, including hemodynamic management and use of various cardiovascular assist devices including IABP, Tandem Hearts, and LVADS.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated colleague who is American Board of Internal Medicine certified / eligible, with State of Texas Medical Licensure and ACLS certification with an interest in Cardiac Critical Care Medicine. The ideal candidate will have expertise in the management of complex cardiac cases and knowledge in the placement and use of right heart catheterization, central venous and arterial line placement, and endotracheal intubation techniques. An interest in participating in medical education is important as residents and fellows rotate thru the unit. Successful applicants will be eligible to apply for a Clinical Instructor teaching appointment with our academic affiliate, Weill Cornell Medical College.