Cardiology jobs in Honolulu usually include as a stipulation Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an active Hawaii license to practice medicine. Having done a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Hawaii is often helpful because it means the physician is cognizant of HI BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Honolulu, HI, run around $380,684. On the other hand the national average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Honolulu pay around 95.6% of the national norm.
Thanks to unique insurance and liability laws of Hawaii, effort should be made to explore concerns like state tort reform proposals.
Equally important, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is unclear.