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Paediatric cardiologist heart failure and heart transplantation

Erasmus MC
Netherlands (NL)
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

Erasmus MC Sophia Kinderziekenhuis provides top care across the entire range of paediatric cardiology and paediatric (cardio) surgical care. The department of paediatric cardiology consists of 11 staff members and 1 fellow. Together with the colleagues in Nijmegen (6 staff members), it forms 1 team at 2 locations (Academic Centre for Congenital Heart Defects - ACAHA) with interventions taking place in Rotterdam. Supraregionally, we are responsible for children with end-stage heart failure and heart defects in children with multiple congenital defects. There is a large ECMO and assist device program for children with end-stage heart failure. We are the only center providing heart transplantations in children in the Netherlands.

The heart failure/Htx team currently consists of 2 paediatric cardiologists and 1 intensivist/pediatric cardiologist. Due to retirement of 1 of the paediatric cardiologists, we are looking for replacement.

Job description

Duties include (outpatient) clinical care for patients with congenital and acquired heart defects, and for heart failure/HTx. You will share co-responsibility for achieving the department's intended objectives in the areas of education, training, research and top clinical patient care. More information about the department of peadiatric cardiology can be found on Kindercardiologie - Specialisme - Erasmus MC Sophia (Dutch). 

Qualifications and skills

We are looking for an enthusiastic paediatric cardiologist with special interest in heart failure and HTx. You enjoy working in a team and have good communication and teaching skills. You are willing to provide services for the heart failure / HTx program with 2 other paediatric cardiologists, in addition to regular paediatric cardiology services.

Both paediatric cardiologists, who have recently completed, or are about to complete, their training, and experienced colleagues who have already developed another area of interest are invited to apply.

Applicants must be fluent in Dutch or willing to learn Dutch within a short period of time (language certificate C1, CNaVT) in order to obtain full accreditation to work in the Netherlands.

Terms of employment

Contract with prospect of permanent employment.

A gross monthly salary of up to €13.001 (scale UMS, CAO NFU) for a full working week of hours, depending on experience.

A full-time contract (1,0 Fte), but part-time (0,8 Fte) is negotiable. A good work-life balance is important to us.

Excellent secondary conditions, such as a 13th month salary paid in November and a personal travel expense budget.

Pension insurance with ABP. We cover around 2/3 of the monthly contribution.

We ensure a soft landing at Erasmus MC. If necessary, we can provide assistance with practical matters, such as housing, etc.

All terms of employment are in accordance with the University Medical Centres collective labour agreement.

More information

For more information about this position, please contact one of the paediatric cardiologists of the heart failure/Htx team: M. Dalinghaus (, U.S. Kraemer (, M. van Osch-Gevers (, or the head of paediatric cardiology T. Krasemann ( Naturally, applications will be treated confidentially. Or visit our careersite to apply by clicking the apply button

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