Cardiologist Job Description Template

Use our cardiologist job description sample as a search-optimized, easily customized template. Follow the structure provided below, updating each section with information about your practice or hospital and the position being advertised. Find more great examples by browsing our current health care job listings.


[Intro Paragraph] Start your cardiologist job description with a brief introductory paragraph. In two or three sentences, provide some general information about your practice or hospital and the work environment of the position for which you are hiring. Try to find a creative and authentic way of marketing your practice to potential applicants. Effectively communicating the value you provide to employees will help your job posting stand out from the competition.

Cardiologist Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and treat disorders and diseases of the cardiovascular system.
  • Perform patient exams and order or conduct diagnostic testing.
  • Develop ongoing treatment and disease-management plans.
  • Prescribe medicine and coordinate referrals as necessary.
  • Conduct early-detection screenings.
  • Maintain accurate patient records and charts.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, physicians, staff, and administration.

[Work Hours & Benefits] We recommend adding a paragraph here detailing the work hours and benefits for the role you are advertising. This is a great way to keep candidates interested in your job posting, and it gives you an opportunity to describe some of the more noteworthy benefits and perks provided to employees, such as licensing fee allowance, relocation expenses, and malpractice insurance coverage. This is also where you should mention any working hour expectations for the position, such as expected call rotation or schedule flexibility.

Cardiologist Qualifications/Skills:

  • Applied understanding of standard medical principles, procedures, and techniques
  • Ability to comply with all applicable regulations, laws, policies, and procedures
  • High standard of ethical and moral conduct
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of a residency in medicine and a fellowship in cardiology, in ACGME approved programs
  • Current BC/BE in Cardiology (American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiology)
  • Valid state medical license as MD or DO
  • Valid DEA certificate
  • 2 years’ experience working full-time as a cardiologist

[Call to Action] End your cardiologist job description with a call to action, letting candidates know how they should apply for the position. Adding this information will help increase your response rate and ensure that candidate responses are received correctly. For example, you can tell candidates to apply by emailing a resume to a specific email address or instruct applicants to click the apply button at the top of the page.

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